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You're one step away from transforming your traditional teaching into integrated practices, seeing the students make that ever-important transfer to writing, and incorporating higher-order thinking into grammar!

You'll have all of this at your fingertips, ready to access and rewatch whenever you need:

💻 Module 1: Introduction to Mentor Sentences
Learn the "why" of using mentor sentences and how it helps with higher-order thinking skills, see the data that proves it works, and download planning resources and an actionable lesson to help you lead those deep discussions around language.

💻 Module 2: Jump Start The Routine (2nd Grade)
5 video lessons that model the routine with a practice lesson you can use in your own classroom, too.

💻 Module 3: Why Should I Teach Using Mentor Texts?
You'll understand the benefits of using mentor texts to maximize your teaching time, and learn how to plan multiple subjects using one book!

💻 Module 4: How To Teach With Mentor Texts
Watch multiple videos to learn how to teach with mentor texts and see models of integration of specific mentor texts with a variety of skills, plus download more planning resources.

💻 Module 5: Overview of the Routine
See the big picture of the mentor sentence routine and get ideas for student notebooks.

💻 Module 6: Time to Notice
Zoom in on day one in a video lesson which also includes a classroom model, download prompts to use to help promote discussion, and work through some practice exercises.

💻 Module 7: Time to Read and Connect
Zoom in on how to use shared reading & writing and vocabulary strategies in a video lesson which also includes a classroom model.

💻 Module 8: Focus on Grammar and Time to Revise
Zoom in on specific grammar skills and how to help students revise in a video lesson which also includes a classroom model, download resources to help students understand editing vs. revising, and work through some practice exercises.

💻 Module 9: Time to Imitate and Assess
Zoom in on day four and five in a video lesson which also includes a classroom model, download a template to help you plan your own mentor sentence lessons, and work through some practice exercises.

💻 Module 10: Beyond Your Mentor Sentence Lessons
Learn how to make sure skills from mentor sentences are sticking in writing time with specific teaching ideas (video lesson), and ideas for more application - time to compare, collect, and combine. You'll also have some practice exercises you can complete.

💻 Teaching Virtually with Mentor Sentences
Get guidance on how to use mentor sentences and downloads to use if you aren't face-to-face in the classroom.

💻 Additional Video Resources
Watch mentor sentence lessons in action in the classroom.

Get discounted curriculum bundles (exclusive discounts for course members only), download your free mini-unit, and learn how to join the Facebook group to get more one-on-one support!

💻 Certificate of Completion


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What Teachers Are Saying:

You have literally got to do this. It has only been 3 weeks but this, the mentor text, and the lessons changed my life!

Jessica G.

After taking the course and ordering your Emergent Reader Bundle, I feel more confident and excited about my writing block.

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