Mentor texts are a great tool to use with students as part of a reading mini-lesson. My hope is that the lists included will help you easily find some great picture books to add to your collection of lesson ideas for each of the strategies listed.
Point of View
Compare and Contrast
Please check out my blog for more information on 5 Reasons to Use Mentor Texts with Big Kids.
Also, if you are looking for more resources for reading, you might like like these very complete units for 3rd – 5th grades. They include lots of reading passages with comprehension questions, activities, graphic organizers, task cards, and more!!!
Characters, Settings, and Events
Themes in Literature
Inferences Using Literature
Compare and Contrast and More: Stories, Myths and Traditional Literature
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