NO PREP Reading & Writing Units {ONE FREE UNIT- The Wretched Stone}


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This includes one free unit from my Volume 1, Better Than Basal: Reading & Writing Units for 40 Popular Mentor Texts.

The activities go with the book, The Wretched Stone by Chris Van Allsburg. If you aren’t familiar with the book, The Wretched Stone, you can see a Slide Share version of it here.

Purchase the complete set here.Try the MENTOR SENTENCE lesson and interactive activity for this book, too!

The full product is JAM-PACKED with common core aligned lessons, graphic organizers, and writing prompts for 40 of your favorite mentor texts to use in grades 3-5! With over 100 graphic organizers WITH answer keys, you’ll be set for the year!

Want more information on how to use mentor texts in the classroom? You can check out my blog posts:
Mentor Texts: Maximize Your Time!
Picture Books Are For EVERYONE!!


There is a Volume 2 Better Than Basal for grades 3-5. Check out what’s in Volume 2!

There is also a Second Grade Better Than Basal! Check out what’s in the 2nd Grade Version!

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