These children’s picture books or mentor texts can be used to teach kids to learn how to compare and contrast in reading and in writing.
written by author Janet Fox Writing about Real-Life Challenges Kids ask me all the time “Where do you get your ideas?” and “Where do your
written by Lisa Fipps My middle-grade novel in verse, Starfish, is based on my life. So people often ask me, “How can I turn my
written by author Carolyn Crimi BARK! SQUEAK! MOO! Writing From an Animal’s Point of View It happened again last night as my dog stared at
Not only is it a Common Core standard, but it’s important to teach children literary elements like point of view. And every book has a
If you’re wondering how to use a children’s book as a mentor text to teach writing, let’s dive into what a mentor text is and
Disclosure: This post is sponsored by Sourcebooks. All opinions are my own. My new favorite wordplay picture book is No Reading Allowed: The Worst Read
Engage kids with storytelling games. Once kids start telling fictional narrative stories out loud, it will improve their written stories. When I teach kids