Monthly Archives: February 2021

12 Cinderella Stories from Around the World

“A Dream is a Wish Your Heart Makes.” What comes to mind when you read these magical words?  A pumpkin transformed into a carriage?  A servant girl’s small foot fitting...

Effective Mentor Texts to Help Students See Proper Punctuation

Let’s Eat Grandma!  What??! So, so sorry, dear reader. Please pardon my mistake. I wasn’t actually suggesting we eat kind, loveable, sweet grandma! I just meant to say that it...

Amazing Mentor Text to Teach Character Traits

Teaching character traits and character development is so much easier using mentor text! In rich literature, authors craft their stories so we can feel like we know the characters. They...