This online course is designed to help teachers grades 6-12 gain an understanding of the nature of
mentor texts and how they can successfully incorporate mentor texts with their students. Students
will discover a variety of mentor text resources, how to organize mentor texts for effective
instruction, how to use texts throughout the writing process, and how to address Common Core
writing standards. The course text includes writing instruction theory as well as practical ideas and
strategies for effectively utilizing mentor texts.
- Teacher: Tara Warmerdam