Using well crafted mentor sentences, students will notice as a class the mentor sentence’s structure, grammar, and punctuation one at a time.
A teacher’s model sentence for the mentor sentences are provided.
Scaffolding for the sentence structure is provided forcing them to problem solve.
*This is great as a mini lesson,‘Settle and Start’ activity or possible homework once they get the hang of it.
A 25 point rubric is built-in to the worksheet
Differentiation is built in to the provided teaching tips
Standards are included on the worksheet for 7th grade, but can be easily modified for 5th, 6th, and 8th