A Place to Share for Writers and Teachers
Did I mention the word godess?
The Nevada Writing Project has some great ideas for using mentor texts. Right now I am working on using Dog Breath by Dav Pilkey and using their resources. They have several samples of writing based on the book, along with a thought-gathering form to use for pre-writing.
Also, the Capelli and Dorfman book was discussed on the RealWritingTeacher listserv (Yahoo) several years ago and there are a number of resources related to it in their files, if you are a member. One of them is a list of the books they mention in their text and how they suggest they be used. Since I created the list, (Excel) I see that I can upload the file here. Let's see if that will work: