Writing About Books - Mentor Texts for Writing
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Powerpoints for class April 8, 2015
Sample page from book by Carol Younghans & JoAnne Piccolo. Using Literature & the Six Traits to Inspire Young Writers. I can put the whole book on a jump drive if you want enough to bring one in.
This is a master list of the books for which lessons were developed during a summer Colorado Writer's Project of mentor texts for six traits plus one writing. There is also a sample of one lesson. The handbook of lessons can also be put on the same jump drive if you want it.
This is a bibliography of older books but most are still in print and available from libraries.
This bibliography was put together in 2010. Most of the books are much older but again still in print and available from libraries. Catagories include Dialogue, Interior Monologue, Timing Techniques, Strong Beginnings, Strong Theme, Character Relationships, Character Motivation and Development, Character Traits, Voice, Mood, Point of View, Memories and Memorable Language.