Mentor Text for Visualization
by Tatiana Florival
Help students practice their visualization skills with My Father’s Dragon by Ruth Stiles Gannett! Learn how in this Scholastic Book Clubs–exclusive teacher review video.
Young readers love getting lost in the world of Wild Island—which creates the perfect opportunity for teaching them how to interact with such a rich story!
Eileen O’Rourke, a second grade teacher from Carlstadt Public School in Carlstadt, New Jersey, loves using My Father’s Dragon as a mentor text to help her students practice:
• Descriptive adjectives
• Opinion writing
Watch her review video to discover how you can incorporate this kid-favorite adventure story into your curriculum—whether you’re having your lessons in person or remotely!
Which mentor texts do you use to teach visualization? We’d love to hear from you! Please tag us on Facebook or Instagram using the hashtag #ScholasticBookClubs.
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