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Mastering Mentor Sentences
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*The mentor sentence lessons I have created are adapted from the ideas of Jeff Anderson. These lessons were born from the routine that worked well in my classroom, and the demos and examples I present are variations of Jeff Anderson’s methods. This is not the only way to “do” mentor sentences in your classroom.*
If you're looking for an age-appropriate mentor text to read to 3rd, 4th, or 5th graders the week of September 11, I have several I can suggest, but this newest one has easily become a favorite.Do you know about The Survivor Tree of New York City? This Very Tree by Sean Rubin is a must-read, and I created a unit to go along with it to help you approach the sensitive subject of 9/11 as well as teach about resilience, all while covering your required ELA standards.Check it out at here: www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/This-Very-Tree-Mentor-Text-Unit-for-Grades-3-5-for-911-Septem...... See MoreSee Less