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This mentor text will familiarize students with a playful version of the five paragraph literary essay. The essay can be used for conferencing or whole group mini-lessons to teach how to craft a strong hook/lead or a satisfying conclusion. The essay is appropriate for various grade levels.
There are many elements of good writing in the mentor text including using descriptive evidence, lists and rhetorical questions. Additionally, the essay can be used to model the use of paragraphs in an essay and acknowledging counter arguments. Feel free to edit this text and make it your own!