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Mentor sentences

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Using Mentor Sentences to Teach Grammar in Middle School

I recently just finished my first set of Middle School Mentor Sentences to teach grammar. As I’ve started talking about and posting about Mentor Sentences, I’ve realized that most teachers fall into the following categories when it comes to implementing mentor sentences: I have no idea what mentor sentences are, but I am intrigued now. I ... Read more

Step-by-Step: The Why and How of Mentor Sentences

Learn the who, what, when, where, and why of the mentor sentence routine, then dive into the how! Jivey breaks down the week step by step.

notice mentor sentences prompt poster

Learn how to help students notice 'the good' in mentor sentences. Jivey breaks down the steps for day one of the mentor sentence routine.

Here is the beginning of the Mastering Mentor Sentences Series with Collaboration Cuties !      I told you about the book Dandelions  last w...

Here is the beginning of the Mastering Mentor Sentences Series with Collaboration Cuties! I told you about the book Dandelions last week in this post about mentor texts. As I mentioned, I use the book for reading and writing, with social studies integration, too... and I'm here to tell you I also used it for my mentor sentence to teach grammar! Before I get into the actual sentence I used, I wanted to share with you the directions I give to my students so they know what to expect each day…

Getting Started With Mentor Sentences

Ideas by Jivey walks you through each day of the first week of the mentor sentences routine with directions and picture/video examples.

Mentor sentences for sentence types and narrative leads #highschoolenglish #middleschoolela

Mentor sentences are a great way to blend reading, writing, and grammar. Here are some ideas for how you can use them in fun, yet meaningful ways.

Mentor Sentences: Grammar, Word Choice & More

Do you ever read your students' writing and go, "Ummm... I wonder what language this is written in, because it's sure not English." I ...

Collaboration Cuties: Mastering Mentor Sentences- Part 1 {how you can implement them in your classroom}

Hey there! A while back I posted about how I use mentor sentences in my classroom as a bridge between grammar and writing. If you missed that post, you can click HERE to read it. I will move forward from here assuming you know my background and have read the post, that way I'm not repeating myself to those that have already read it. :O) *We have created a starter pack if you are interested in trying these mentor sentences in your classroom. Click here to go to our store. Jessica (from Ideas…

Putting the Spotlight on Mentor Sentences- this blog post includes a FREEBIE!

How many of you are familiar with this routine??? You teach a grammar lesson, on verbs, let’s say. You create an anchor chart and discuss different examples. Students complete a worksheet, in which they circle or underline the verbs. They even complete a homework assignment to further practice identifying verbs. At the end of the week or unit, they take a quiz on verbs, and pass with flying colors. Then, the next week you ask them to identify the verb in a sentence, and you get blank stares…

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📚 NOVELS MENTOR SENTENCES Archives | Ideas by Jivey
Mentor Sentences Island of the Blue Dolphins
Need a list of mentor sentences for high school grammar activities and writing lessons in English? Look no further than this blog post with 3 suggested YA novels and specific sentences with activities to use today in your high school English classroom. The mentor sentence examples provide opportunities for your students to enjoy reading and learn to write better. Read the post from ABetterWayToTeach.com for specific mentor sentences from diverse young adult novels for high school students.
Use these bell ringers to allow your students to review grammar concepts while doing some fun creative writing. The key is through using mentor sentences in different ways to bring engagement to your secondary students! These bell ringers use sentences from great fiction pieces and guide students through observation, imitation, and creative writing. Your high school students will love this fun way to start class and you'll get to sneak in some grammar review!