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Teaching Writing Through Children's Literature, K-6

Mentor Texts
​, 2nd Ed​

​review the book on the Stenhouse site.

In the second edition of this important book Lynne and Rose show teachers how to help students become confident, accomplished writers by using literature as their foundation.It includes brand-new "Your Turn Lessons," built around 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.