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By ideas by jivey
Mentor sentences are the perfect way to teach grammar and author's craft through examples of excellent sentences from your favorite read-aloud books! This unit is just what you need to get started with mentor sentences in your classroom.Not familiar
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Grammar, Writing
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, Homeschool
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled), Unit Plans, Thematic Unit Plans
CCSS:
W.3.4, W.3.5, W.4.4, W.4.5, W.5.4, W.5.5, L.3.1, L.3.1a, L.3.1d, L.3.1g, L.3.1h...
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Mentor sentences are the perfect way to teach grammar and author's craft through examples of excellent sentences from your favorite read-aloud books! This bundle is just what you need to implement mentor sentences in your classroom all year! Not
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Grammar, Writing
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, Homeschool
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled), Unit Plans, Thematic Unit Plans
CCSS:
W.3.4, W.3.5, W.4.4, W.4.5, W.5.4, W.5.5, L.3.1, L.3.1a, L.3.1g, L.3.1h, L.3.1i...
$40.00
$34.00
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Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs This mentor text unit includes the following story specific activities: Story Map Cause and Effect How Setting Affected Characters A Tall Tale Elements Poster and Evidence Activity Writing Prompt with Themed
Subjects:
Creative Writing, Reading, Literature
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, Homeschool
Types:
Unit Plans, Printables, Graphic Organizers
CCSS:
CCRA.R.1, CCRA.R.2, CCRA.R.3, CCRA.R.5, CCRA.R.7, CCRA.R.8, CCRA.W.3, CCRA.L.1
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Mentor sentences are the perfect way to teach grammar and author's craft through examples of excellent sentences from your favorite read-aloud books! Mentor sentences can absolutely be done with first and second graders, too! Teachers will just need
Subjects:
Grammar, Literature, Writing
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, Homeschool
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled), Unit Plans, Thematic Unit Plans
CCSS:
W.1.5, W.2.5, L.1.1b, L.1.1d, L.1.1e, L.1.1f, L.1.1j, L.1.2a, L.1.2b, L.2.1b, L.2.1d...
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Paired passages, or paired texts, meet the demand for more rigorous, complex texts with Common Core- especially these passages that students can use to compare and build knowledge to integrate information and draw conclusions. The passages in this
Subjects:
Science, Informational Text, Close Reading
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, Homeschool
Types:
Research, Test Prep, Assessment
CCSS:
CCRA.R.1, CCRA.R.2, CCRA.R.3, CCRA.R.4, CCRA.R.5, CCRA.R.7, CCRA.R.8, CCRA.R.9
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By ideas by jivey
Mentor sentences are the perfect way to teach grammar and author's craft through examples of excellent sentences from your favorite read-aloud books! Mentor sentences can absolutely be done with first and second graders, too! Teachers will just need
Subjects:
Grammar, Literature, Writing
Grades:
1st, 2nd, 3rd, Homeschool
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled), Unit Plans, Thematic Unit Plans
$40.00
$34.00
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By ideas by jivey
Paired passages, or paired texts, meet the demand for more rigorous, complex texts with Common Core- especially these passages that students can use to compare and build knowledge to integrate information and draw conclusions. The passages in this
Subjects:
Science, Informational Text, Close Reading
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, Homeschool
Types:
Research, Test Prep, Assessment
CCSS:
CCRA.R.1, CCRA.R.2, CCRA.R.3, CCRA.R.4, CCRA.R.5, CCRA.R.6, CCRA.R.7, CCRA.R.8, CCRA.R.9
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Better Than BasalThis product is JAM-PACKED with Common Core aligned lesson ideas, activities, graphic organizers, and writing prompts for 40 of your favorite mentor texts to use in grades 3-5! (See the complete list below.) With over 100 graphic
Subjects:
Reading, Literature, Writing
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Activities, Graphic Organizers
CCSS:
RL.3.1, RL.3.2, RL.3.3, RL.3.4, RL.3.7, RL.3.9, RL.4.1, RL.4.3, RL.4.4, RL.4.7, RL.4.9...
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By ideas by jivey
Mentor sentences are the perfect way to teach grammar and author's craft through examples of excellent sentences from your favorite read-aloud books! This unit is just what you need to continue with mentor sentences in your classroom. This unit does
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Grammar, Writing
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, Homeschool
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled), Unit Plans, Thematic Unit Plans
CCSS:
W.3.4, W.3.5, W.4.4, W.4.5, W.5.4, W.5.5, L.3.1, L.3.1a, L.3.1h, L.3.1i, L.3.2...
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Louisiana Purchase, Lewis and Clark, & Sacagawea This unit includes three very detailed passages- one about the Louisiana Purchase, one about Lewis and Clark, and one about Sacagawea- which can be used for close reading or informational
Subjects:
Reading, U.S. History, Informational Text
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, Homeschool
Types:
Research, Activities, Printables
CCSS:
RI.3.1, RI.3.2, RI.3.3, RI.4.1, RI.4.2, RI.4.3, RI.5.1, RI.5.2, RI.5.3
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By ideas by jivey
Paired passages, or paired texts, meet the demand for more rigorous, complex texts with Common Core- especially these passages that students can use to compare and build knowledge to integrate information and draw conclusions. The passages in this
Subjects:
Science, Informational Text, Close Reading
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, Homeschool
Types:
Research, Test Prep, Assessment
CCSS:
CCRA.R.1, CCRA.R.2, CCRA.R.3, CCRA.R.4, CCRA.R.5, CCRA.R.6, CCRA.R.7, CCRA.R.8, CCRA.R.9
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Close Reading Poetry doesn't have to be saved for April! Use this pack to practice close reading in your classroom to help grow your students' love for poetry. THIS IS NOW AVAILABLE for the DIGITAL classroom! Click here to get this in Slides
Subjects:
Reading Strategies, Poetry, Close Reading
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Test Prep, Printables
CCSS:
RL.4.1, RL.4.2, RL.4.4, RL.4.5, RL.5.1, RL.5.2, RL.5.4, RL.5.5, RL.6.1, RL.6.2, RL.6.4...
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The language arts interactive activities in this unit address the focus skills in the Volume 1, FIRST Ten Weeks: Mentor Sentence Unit. Although this unit is a companion to the mentor sentence unit, it could be used independently as well! Not
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Grammar, Writing
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, Homeschool
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled), Activities, Interactive Notebooks
CCSS:
L.3.1, L.3.1a, L.3.1d, L.3.1g, L.3.1h, L.3.1i, L.3.2, L.3.2c, L.3.2d, L.3.3, L.3.3a...
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By ideas by jivey
Weather These activities can be used to supplement your weather unit with any mentor text, or even your Science text book! It provides a more engaging way for your students to take notes, and a great way for them to study later! There is an
Subjects:
Science, Earth Sciences, Environment
Grades:
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, Homeschool
Types:
Activities, Printables, Interactive Notebooks
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By ideas by jivey
Paired passages, or paired texts, meet the demand for more rigorous, complex texts with Common Core- especially these passages that students can use to compare and build knowledge to integrate information and draw conclusions. The passages in this
Subjects:
Social Studies - History, Informational Text, Close Reading
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, Homeschool
Types:
Research, Test Prep, Assessment
CCSS:
CCRA.R.1, CCRA.R.2, CCRA.R.3, CCRA.R.4, CCRA.R.5, CCRA.R.7, CCRA.R.8, CCRA.R.9
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By ideas by jivey
Paired passages, or paired texts, meet the demand for more rigorous, complex texts with Common Core- especially these passages that students can use to compare and build knowledge to integrate information and draw conclusions. The passages in this
Subjects:
U.S. History, Informational Text, Close Reading
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, Homeschool
Types:
Research, Test Prep, Assessment
CCSS:
CCRA.R.1, CCRA.R.2, CCRA.R.3, CCRA.R.4, CCRA.R.5, CCRA.R.7, CCRA.R.8, CCRA.R.9
$6.00
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George Washington's Socks Thought Provoking Activities This unit does not include chapter questions. The activities in this unit are meant to make the students go deeper in understanding and thinking about the story. Students will use the book,
Subjects:
Reading, U.S. History, Reading Strategies
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, Homeschool
Types:
Novel Study, Guided Reading Books, Graphic Organizers
CCSS:
CCRA.R.1, CCRA.R.2, CCRA.R.3, CCRA.R.4, CCRA.R.5, CCRA.R.6, CCRA.R.7, CCRA.W.1, CCRA.L.5
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Mentor sentences model writing through excellent sentences from your favorite read-aloud books! This bundle is just what you need to implement mentor sentences in your Kindergarten or First Grade classroom. I created these with emergent readers of K
Subjects:
Balanced Literacy, EFL - ESL - ELD, Writing
Grades:
Kindergarten, 1st, Homeschool
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled), Unit Plans, Thematic Unit Plans
$40.00
$34.00
519 ratings
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By ideas by jivey
Paired passages, or paired texts, meet the demand for more rigorous, complex texts with Common Core- especially these passages that students can use to compare and build knowledge to integrate information and draw conclusions. The passages in this
Subjects:
Science, Informational Text, Close Reading
Grades:
4th, 5th, 6th, Homeschool
Types:
Research, Test Prep, Assessment
CCSS:
CCRA.R.1, CCRA.R.2, CCRA.R.3, CCRA.R.4, CCRA.R.5, CCRA.R.7, CCRA.R.8, CCRA.R.9
$6.00
427 ratings
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By ideas by jivey
Mentor sentences are the perfect way to teach grammar and author's craft through examples of excellent sentences from your favorite read-aloud books! This unit is just what you need to continue with mentor sentences in your classroom. This unit does
Subjects:
English Language Arts, Grammar, Writing
Grades:
3rd, 4th, 5th, Homeschool
Types:
Lesson Plans (Bundled), Unit Plans, Thematic Unit Plans
CCSS:
W.3.4, W.3.5, W.4.4, W.4.5, W.5.4, W.5.5, L.3.1, L.3.1a, L.3.1h, L.3.1i, L.3.2...
$10.00
463 ratings
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Hi! My name is Jessica, affectionately known as Jivey! I have 10 years of classroom teaching experience in 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and 4th grades, and 7 years of professional development delivery experience in ELA and Social Studies. I am currently creating curriculum, sharing ideas, and mentoring other teachers, as well as continuing to deliverĀ professional development sessions on utilizing mentor texts and mentor sentences in the classroom. Although I miss being in the classroom, my passion has always been to help instill best practices in other teachers, and I'm so lucky to be able to call my dream, "a job." It is humbling, yet exciting, to know I am affecting classrooms worldwide!

MY TEACHING STYLE

I believe in the workshop model and using small groups to most effectively reach all learners. These also are the best methods for a balanced literacy approach.

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

Teacher of the Year Nominee 2013, 2014

Outstanding Master of Education Student in Early Childhood Education

University of West Georgia Dean's List

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

Specialist in Teacher Leadership, Piedmont College, Demorest, GA, December 2012.

Master of Education with a Reading Endorsement, University of West Georgia, Carrollton, GA, July 2007. GPA 4.0

Bachelor of Science in Education, Early Childhood Education, University of West Georgia, Carrollton, GA, December 2005.

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