Two Writing Teachers Podcast

Extending the Power of Mentor Texts: A Digging Deeper Dialogue

November 03, 2022 Two Writing Teachers
Two Writing Teachers Podcast
Extending the Power of Mentor Texts: A Digging Deeper Dialogue
Show Notes

Mentor texts are important co-teachers in the writing workshop! This episode provides an in-depth look at mentor texts and is ideal for anyone who wants to extend the power of mentor texts in their classroom. 

Picture Books We Mentioned in the Podcast

  • A Person Can Be… by Kerri Kokias and Carey Sookocheff
  • Bake, Make & Learn to Cook Vegetarian: Healthy and Green Recipes for Young Cooks by David Atherton and Alice Bowsher
  • Copycat: Nature-Inspired Design Around the World by Christy Hale
  • Counting in Dog Years and Other Sassy Math Poems by Betsy Franco and Priscilla Tey
  • Hana’s Hundreds of Hijabs by Rezeena Omar Gutta and Manal Mirza
  • Kiyoshi’s Walk by Mark Karlins and Nicole Wong
  • Little Guides to Great Lives: Frida Kahlo by Isabel Thomas and Marianna Madriz
  • Only the Best: The Exceptional Life and Fashion of Ann Lowe by Kate Messner, Margaret E. Powell, and Erin K. Robinson
  • Puffin by Martin Jenkins and Jenni Desmond
  • What Are You? by Christian Trimmer and Mike Curato
  • What’s Your Name? By Bethanie Deeny Murguia
  • Windows by Julia Denos and E.B. Goodale

Professional Books We Mentioned in the Podcast

Book Censorship Organizations

Individuals you can follow on Twitter to better understand how and where they’re working to fight book banning:

Online Spots to Find Mentor Texts

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