• Mentor Texts from Sharon Feathers

    What Are Mentor Texts?

    Mentor texts or anchor texts are books that can be used as an example of good writing for students. Students can use the writing in these books to improve their own writing.

    Mentor texts
     are pieces of literature that you can return to and reread for many different purposes. Mentor texts are to be studied and then imitated. Mentor texts help students make powerful connections to their own lives. Mentor texts help students take risks and try out new strategies.

    Checkout this link from Sharon Feathers' compiled mentor texts.