Thoughts in My Pocket: Developing the Reading-Writing Connection Grades 1 & 2 Mentor Book Set (If purchased separately)


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Thoughts in My Pocket outlines supportive classroom strategies for meeting the needs of diverse learners, including beginning writers:

  • shared reading activities
  • using personalized writer’s notebooks
  • creating anchor charts
  • teacher modelling
  • using graphic organizers
  • experiment and practise
  • peer and teacher feedback
  • independent writing
  • opportunities to share completed writing
  • conferencing for assessment and growth

A complete Thoughts in My Pocket package includes:  the teacher resource with introductory lessons for:

  • recount writing
  • report writing
  • instructional writing
  • persuasive writing
  • explanatory writing
  • narrative fiction
  • reproducibles for
  • graphic organizers
  • sample mentor texts
  • mentor text posters (one per unit)
  • mentor books (one, two or three per unit)

Classroom Technology: includes a CD-ROM of all shared reading components for use with interactive whiteboards.

Additional information

Author (s) Last name, First name

Joanne Saragosa

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