Friday, September 4, 2015

PICTURE BOOKS AS MENTOR TEXTS

I am so excited about all the buzz that is out there right now about using picture books as mentor texts. Yes, I know that this idea is nothing new...but have you been out there lately??

Picture books provide so much today as a way to teach students so many wonderful things. And don't be afraid to use them with your older students! 

Just remember with picture books...



Here are just a few places to find some information about picture books...

http://pernillesripp.com/2015/09/02/but-how-do-you-really-teach-with-picture-books/

https://teachingwithpicturebooks.wordpress.com

http://www.chatham-nj.org/page/114

http://www.mauryk12.org/literacy/reading%20mentor%20texts.htm

http://www.teachmentortexts.com/#axzz3knSaxpLn

http://www.marcieatkins.com

http://ourjourneywestward.com/picture-books-to-teach-literary-techniques/

http://ourjourneywestward.com/picture-books-that-demonstrate-narrative-writing/

http://www.tutorsapp.com/5-picture-books-every-college-and-high-school-student-should-have/