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Mentor Texts: Teaching Writing Through Children's Literature, K-6

Mentor Texts Teaching Writing

Stenhouse Publishers

MPN: 9781571104335
ISBN: 157110433X
Author: Lynne R. Dorfman / Rose Cappelli

Written by Lynne R. Dorfman / Rose Cappelli and it was published by Stenhouse Publishers. The children books went on sale sometime in January of 2007. The book has 328 pages and it consists of a great many black & white illustrations. The book furthermore stresses Language arts. To see the low price I discovered, click on our partners via the add to shopping cart button.

How do children's book authors create the wonder that we feel when reading our favorite books? What can students and teachers learn from these authors and books if we let them serve as writing mentors? In Mentor Texts, Lynne Dorfman and Rose Cappelli show teachers the way to help students turn into confident, accomplished writers, utilizing literature as their foundation.

Rose and Lynne write inside a friendly and conversational style, employing numerous anecdotes to assist teachers visualize the process, and offer you strategies that may possibly be immediately implemented inside the classroom. Reflection is emphasized as a important component to understanding why mentor authors chose certain strategies, literary devices, sentence structures, and words. Every single Your Turn lesson is built about the gradual release of responsibility model, providing suggestions for demonstrations and shared or guided writing.


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