Mentor Texts: Teaching Reading Strategies and Writer's Craft
Catalogue Number: CL0007
Producer: Choice Literacy
Subject: Professional Development
Grade Level: Educators
Country Of Origin: U.S.
Copyright Year: 2008
Running Time: 90
Sample lessons linking mentor texts and writing notebooks;
Differentiated small-group instruction;
Numerous individual conferences in reading and writing workshops;
A range of nonfiction and fiction texts;
Techniques for teaching writer's craft strategies like the "Rule of 3"; and
An in-depth study of reading instruction in whole-class, small-group, and individual teaching contexts.
Aimee Buckner has taught children in grades 3-6, lead literacy initiatives locally and regionally, and is currently teaching 4th graders at Brookwood Elementary School in Georgia. She speaks at national conferences and is the author of Notebook Know-How.
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