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Picture Books as Mentor Texts
09/24/2013

Here are some very useful tips from Paige Jaeger on the use of “mentor texts” to teach vocabulary. This quote at the end of her blog seems worth highlighting, “We have to carefully craft our lessons to embrace a learning target. We cannot just have “library time” reading cute books.  We have to know why we are reading books to kids and where we are going”. Here is the link: http://librarydoor.blogspot.com/2013/09/picture-books-as-mentor-texts.html