Writing Mentor Texts

                       


 

The purpose of a mentor text is to move beyond the comprehension of a story and dissect the book for its writing craft.

- Adapted from Jennifer Allen

 

Click on each strategy for a printable book list.

Some picture books for Creating Characters strategy: 

       

        

         

      

      

  

Some picture books for Crafting B, M, and E strategy:

       

        

      

      

Some picture books for Crafting Endings strategy:

     

      

      

      

  

Some picture books for Crafting Voice strategy:

       

         

  

 
Some picture books for Crafting Leads strategy:

    

      

      

  

Some picture books for Crafting Titles strategy:

       

       

        

 

Some picture books for Crafting Settings strategy:

     

    

Some picture books for Crafting with Words strategy:

     

       

This site was last updated 12/15/2009.

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