Mentor sentences are a wonderful way to integrate grammar instruction into your classroom routine. Mentor sentences make grammar a fun and relatable experience for your students. This products includes 4 weeks of explicit instruction using mentor sentences and text to help students understand adjectives, not only grammatically but also in their own writing.
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The mentor texts in this mini unit are:
-Julius the Baby of the World by Kevin Henkes
-Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day by Judith Viorst
-The Napping House by Audrey Wood
-Lilly's Purple Plastic Purse by Kevin Henkes
Each week includes:
-A lesson plan/directions
-2 versions of the mentor sentence
-Word of the week activity
-Comprehension/visualization of the mentor sentence
-Response page to help students use the skill in their own writing