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Making Mentor Poems Accessible At Any Time



Mentor Poems Bulletin Board, originally uploaded by teachergal.

I realized the other day that it was unfair to only provide extra mentor poems, from my mentor poems binder, to kids when I conferred with them. Hence, in addition to handing out a packet of mentor poems after each minilesson, I also put together this new bulletin board, broken-out by category, so that kids could access mentor poems, when they needed them. Plus, I cut out copies of each poem and put them on the board so that kids could also look for what inspires them.

Stacey Shubitz View All

Literacy Consultant. Author. Former 4th and 5th Grade Classroom Teacher.

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  1. I’m a children’s poet who has written hundreds of poems (Google Josie’s Poetry), and all of these poems are with a publisher for publishing for schools. However, I have never heard of a mentor poem. Is this an American expression? I would love to have this explained to me because I may have missed something, ha ha.

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