If you’re teaching about opinion writing in your upper elementary writing class, then you’ll want to use mentor texts to help you accomplish that goal! Mentor texts are amazing teaching tools to help students see how a type of writing can be done well. This blog post shares 10 books that work as mentor texts — plus a bonus eleventh book! — for opinion writing that you can use in English language arts. Click through to find out the 11 mentor texts for ELA.
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April began her career as a 5th grade teacher in 2008 and quickly developed a passion for creating engaging educational materials to share with fellow teachers. She now works with districts around the country, training their teachers and leaders on how to implement research-based strategies and differentiation techniques that meet the needs of diverse learners.