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Amy Wilcox

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Free Write Activity - Mentor Text: Tar Beach

🎧 to the story. 🤔Where would you fly? What are the dreams you have? 🤔How do you put a picture in the reader's head? What describing words (adjectives) would you use? add Use the note template and label to write down your ideas. Use the mic to share your ideas. check to add it to your journal. Family Why: Concentrated thinking about what you want to write is an important process in writing. Successful writing is best when students find what works for them in getting their ideas down. Professional books are often used as mentor texts to help students understand writing techniques and give examples.

1st Grade, 3rd Grade, 2nd Grade, English Language Arts, Art
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Add or replace using your own ideas for this story. It can be used for creating many activities linked to the standards. Writing narrative K.3 Writing narrative 1.3 Writing narrative 2.3 Writing narrative 3.3, 3.3a, 3.3b