Mentor Texts, 2nd Edition: Teaching Writing Through Children's Literature, K-6
Lynne R. Dorfman & Rose Cappelli
Rediscover how to help students become confident, accomplished writers by using literature as a foundation. Organized around the key characteristics of good writing — focus, content, organization, style, and conventions — the second edition of this bestselling book offers hands-on, ready-to-use strategies. The second edition includes an exploration of the gradual release of responsibility model, offering suggestions for demonstrations and shared or guided writing. Reflection is emphasized as a necessary component to understanding why mentor authors chose certain strategies, literary devices, sentence structures, and words. This practical resource demonstrates the power of learning to read like writers.
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