Interactive Language Arts Activities Companion: Volume 1 Bundle



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These DIGITAL AND PRINTABLE interactive language arts notebooks are a companion to my Mentor Sentence Units.

There is ONE activity for each week to help you work with the focus skill in the mentor sentence lesson and apply it to writing, and each one is provided in printable and Google Slides formats.

Please look at the preview for a completed example of each of the activities!

The activities provided are in digital and printable formats:
Possessive Nouns (companion to First Day Jitters)
Adjective Pie (companion to Enemy Pie)
Common and Proper Nouns (companion to Saturdays and Teacakes)
Subject and Predicate (companion to My Rotten Redheaded Older Brother)
Compound Sentences Jar (companion to Fireflies!)
Vivid Verb Towers (companion to The Man Who Walked Between The Towers)
Vivid Verb Raindrops (companion to Come On, Rain!)
Comparative & Superlative Adjectives (companion to Verdi)
Apostrophes (companion to Stellaluna)
Speech Bubble Flaps (companion to I Need My Monster)
Simple & Compound Sentences (companion to If You Find a Rock)
Conjunctions Flipbook (companion to The Wretched Stone)
Personification Illustrations (companion to Knots on a Counting Rope)
Visualization (companion to How Many Days to America?)
Subordinating Conjunctions (companion to Grandpa’s Teeth)
Possessive Pronouns (companion to Owl Moon)
Similes Flipbook (companion to Polar Express)
Adjectives & Adverbs (companion to The Trouble With Trolls)
Independent and Dependent Clauses (companion to The Three Snow Bears)
Simple Vs. Complex Sentences Activity (companion to Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs)
Relative Pronouns (companion to Groundhog Gets a Say)
Types of Adjectives (companion to Olive My Love)
Facts & Opinions in Simple Sentences (companion to The True Story of the Three Little Pigs)
Contraction or Possessive? (companion to I Wanna Iguana)
Missing Predicates (companion to I Wanna New Room)
Imagery With Figurative Language (companion to Thunder Cake)
Similes and Metaphors (companion to Tar Beach)
Combining Sentences (companion to My Great Aunt Arizona)
Prepositional Phrases (companion to Dandelions)
Alliteration (companion to Sojourner Truth’s Step-Stomp Stride)
Prepositions tabs (companion to Roller Coaster)
Relative Pronouns flapbook (companion to Shortcut)
Simple & Compound Sentences pockets (companion to Nothing Ever Happens on 90th Street)
Complex Sentences pocket (companion to Henry’s Freedom Box)
Prepositional Phrases leaves on a tree (companion to Our Tree Named Steve)
Relative Adverbs matchbook (companion to The Paperboy)
Order of Adjectives flapbook (companion to The Rough-Face Girl)
Subject or Object Pronouns hexagon petals (companion to Fly Away Home)
Vivid Verbs double flapbook (companion to The Raft)
Quotation Marks speech bubble flaps (companion to The Junkyard Wonders)

All of the books in this bundle also have mentor sentence lessons you can find HERE in the Volume 1 Bundle.

You’ll also love to use these mentor texts in reading and writing, too! Make sure to get BETTER THAN BASAL: Complete NO PREP Reading & Writing Units for 40 Popular Mentor Texts!


If you are going to buy all of the mentor sentences and interactive activities for the year, you definitely want to take a look at theEntire Yearlong Volume 1 Curriculum</a>. For just $45 more, you’ll also get several reading activities, a writing prompt, and a week of vocabulary activities for ALL 40 BOOKS in Volume 1! You’ll be able to integrate the mentor text into all areas of ELA!


There is a Volume 2 and a Volume 3 for grades 3-5 to help prevent repetition of mentor sentence lessons among grades in the same school.

Check out what’s in Volume 2!
Check out what’s in Volume 3!

Mentor Sentences can be done in ALL grades! Please tell your teacher friends about mentor sentences for their grade:

Kindergarten & ELL (Early Emergent Readers)
First Grade
Second Grade

Please remember, this purchase is for the use of one teacher. It is not intended to be shared. Please use the ‘additional license’ purchase if more than one teacher will be using it. Thank you!

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