Knots on a Counting Rope Mentor Text Digital & Print Unit


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Knots on a Counting Rope by Bill Martin Jr. and John Archambault is the story of a young boy from the Navajo tribe who learns to be confident with his blindness. Use this mentor text for Native American Heritage Month or ANY time of year- it’s a beautiful story!

Don’t own the book? You can view the read-aloud on Storyline Online!

This book is part of the Volume 1 Bundle for Grades 3-5. Please do not purchase if you own the Yearlong Mentor Text Grammar & Reading Curriculum Bundle: Volume 1 Grades 3-5 (which includes the mentor sentences, interactive activities, reading activities, writing prompts, and vocabulary lessons).


In this pack, you will receive:

★a mentor sentence lesson for the book

★an interactive notebook activity to review/teach personification

★six reading ideas suggested with three activities provided: theme, inference, and figurative language.

★one writing idea suggested with a writing prompt given

★contextual vocabulary activities

★ Activities are also provided as links to Google Slides for Digital Learning! ★

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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All rights reserved by author, Jessica Ivey.
Permission to copy for single classroom use only.
Electronic distribution limited to single classroom use only.
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