We now have 131 entries in at the Mentor Text Project, including some from
California and one from
the United Kingdom!
The Mentor Text Project is, quite simply, a way for all of us teachers to collaborate and create the biggest searchable database of mentor texts.
- Do you need a chapter book to teach inference skills?
- Or how about an informational picture book with great leads and endings?
Select your options in the database and find a text a teacher in our district has used for the same purpose. (Or, maybe a teacher in the
Check out these super-cool recent entries:
- Toad or Frog, Swamp or Bog?: A Big Book of Nature's Confusables – Informational/Explanatory Text; Picture Book; Search and Use Information/Synthesize/Summarize/Compare & Contrast
- I Wanna Iguana – Opinion/Argument Text; Picture Book; mentor text for writing
Be greedy for mentor texts, but don’t be selfish! Contribute your mentor text titles, too. It only takes a minute.