Print and go! Mentor sentences are a fun way to get your students writing, and are a great alternative to rote grammar drills. This activity includes:
1. An "Active Verbs to Replace 'To Be' Verbs" chart - This handout is a great reference not only for this activity but throughout the year. Students can refer to this chart for powerful verbs neatly organized by category.
2. Mentor Sentences: Replacing "To Be" Verbs worksheet - 10 current and relevant mentor sentences with an example included. Great for both whole group instruction and independent work.