Mentor Sentences- Day 3

Invitation to Revise Focus Lesson: Figurative Language-Simile Good writers use all kinds of craft when they write so that it’s interesting to the reader. This mentor sentence has a beautiful example of figurative language.  Figurative language can be tricky, but it makes writing so beautiful! When we speak, we use different expressions to explain ourselves, … More Mentor Sentences- Day 3

Teaching Grammar with Mentor Sentences

  We’ve been grappling with the best way to teach grammar for some time now. Traditional methods with workbooks, worksheets and skill and drill, have become mundane. This year, my colleague Mary Jacob (@3rdGradeHarris) has revised her grammar instruction and is using Mentor Sentences to teach. Ideas By Jivey (@ideasbyjivey) has a great resource available on … More Teaching Grammar with Mentor Sentences