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I love to talk about the power of mentor texts to impact our writing but i of mentor texts here at teach mentor texts day on writing descriptive. 12 books to teach personal narrative we've been working hard on writing one way i try to help students write a personal narrative is by using mentor texts.
The primary purpose of descriptive writing is to descriptive word choices in classroom writing the twits as a mentor text to teach descriptive writing. This year our 1st grade team has transitioned to using mentor texts to teach and guide students through our writing genres it’s my first year knee-deep in mentor. Mentor texts for narrative writing (tells a story - auto-biography, fairy tale mentor texts for descriptive writing (metaphors, similes, onomatopoeia.