Using Mentor Sentences to Teach Grammar in Middle School

Hey friends,

I recently just finished my first set of Middle School Mentor Sentences. As I've started talking about and posting about Mentor Sentences, I've realized that most teachers fall into the following categories when it comes to implementing mentor sentences:

1. I have no idea what mentor sentences are, but I am intrigued now. 

2. I have seen mentor sentences, but didn't really know where to start. 

3. I have seen mentor sentences, but most ideas seem to be for elementary students, and I want to implement them with my middle school students. 

I was in the third category. I have seen tons of stuff and ideas for mentor sentences for elementary students. Now, to be fair, I have seen some ideas and examples for mentor sentences for middle school, but there was nothing comprehensive for a middle school classroom, and there definitely wasn't anything challenging enough for what I needed for my middle school students.