Ten Places to Find Mentor Texts

Ten Places to Find Mentor Texts

1.5kSharesShare Tweet Pin It What is a mentor text anyway? A mentor text is any text used to model the type of writing your students are learning. Mentor texts are the backbone of writing workshop because students need to see what the pros do, to get...
The Truth About Writing Part Two

The Truth About Writing Part Two

Share Tweet Pin It Welcome back for part two of this three part series revealing the truth about writing with mini lessons! In each blog post I provide a mini lesson you can use with your class to discuss topics all students think about but rarely get...
Opinion, Persuasive or Argumentative Writing?

Opinion, Persuasive or Argumentative Writing?

Share Tweet Pin It   Many teachers think argumentative and persuasive writing are the same. Some would go as far as to say that persuasive writing has just turned into argumentative because of Common Core (not true). And where does opinion writing...