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Catherine Thornton

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27 March: Writing: Mentor Poems

Today we'll be looking at how to use mentor poems to write our own! Lesson outline: 30 minutes: 1. Listen to the mini-lesson (5 minutes). 2. Read through the mentor poems on the last 4 slides and pick one or two to use (5 minutes). 2. In your writing notebook (or a blank notebook), use mentor texts to help you write your own poems. If you finish one, try another one, or use the same mentor text but write a different poem using a different strategy! (20 minutes) 3. Take a picture of your favourite poem you wrote today. 4. Add a written or video caption explaining what mentor poem you used and what strategy you used to write. 5. Upload the picture and caption to this Seesaw Activity.

5th Grade, 4th Grade, 6th Grade, English Language Arts, Writing
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