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Tradesmen mentor students in educational build on Hornby Island

The Timber Framers Guild (TFG) has joined forces with the Tribune Bay Outdoor Education Society Centre (TBOEC) to lead a community build project …

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Write Like This: Teaching Real-World Writing Through Modeling and Mentor Texts

If you want to learn how to shoot a basketball, you begin by carefully observing someone who knows how to shoot a basketball. If you want to be a writer, you begin by carefully observing the work of accomplished writers. Recognizing the importance that modeling plays in the learning process, high school English teacher Kelly […]

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Craft Moves: Lesson Sets for Teaching Writing with Mentor Texts

Foreword by Lester Laminack How do you choose mentor texts for your students? How do you mine them for the craft lessons you want your students to learn? In Craft Moves, Stacey Shubitz, cofounder of the Two Writing Teachers website, does the heavy lifting for you: using twenty recently published picture books, she creates more […]

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