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Model Sentences for February – Writing Daily Practice Mentor Sentence

Improve reading comprehension and writing skills with 29 model sentences for February. Includes slide show, teacher guides, discussion points, and student recording sheets. Suitable for 3rd-6th grade. Use as a morning starter, transition tool, closure activity, or group discussions. Non-editable resource.


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Celebrate February with these 29 Model (Mentor) Sentences that will help your students improve their reading comprehension and learn to write like an expert!


  • Slide Show – Choose PowerPoint or Google Slides
  • Teacher Guides
  • Discussion Points for Each Day
  • Student Recording Sheets
  • Each day’s slide includes a fun picture, a national holiday, and a model (sometimes called mentor ) sentence.
  • Each day’s slide also comes with a teacher discussion guide to help get your students talking about the things they notice or like about the sentence. Also with the discussion guide, there’s an “imitation sentence” idea.
  • Each day’s slide also comes with student reflection sheets. They’ll write down the things they notice or like and then try to write a similar sentence themselves.


  • Black History Month
  • Valentine’s Day
  • And Many More National holidays!

What if you don’t have time for this?

We know that you’re juggling a multitude of responsibilities and tight timelines. The beauty of this resource is its adaptability, which means it can seamlessly fit into even the most hectic schedules.

Ideas to help make sure you’re not sacrificing other learning opportunities that your day may already be full of:

Morning Routine: Use the slide show as a morning starter, setting a positive tone for the day. This 5-minute activity can lead to improved focus and set the stage for more complex tasks later in the day.

Transition Tool: Use the model sentence when transitioning between subjects or after recess. It serves as a calm and educational bridge, helping students shift gears effectively.

Closure Activity: End your day or a particular subject with the day’s model sentence. This allows students to leave with a valuable takeaway, pondering the sentence structure or theme.

Optional Recording Sheets: While the recording sheets offer a more in-depth exploration, they aren’t mandatory. The verbal discussion of the model sentence, especially when done consistently, is still a potent tool for enhancing language skills. Use the recording sheets when you feel your class has the time and energy for a more extended activity or as an optional homework assignment.

Group Discussions: If individual recording seems time-consuming, split students into groups once a week to discuss a selection of sentences from that week. They can then present their favorite sentence and its imitation to the class.

Great for 3rd, 4th, 5th, or 6th grade!


NOTE: This resource uses American English and is not editable.


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Terms of Use

This resource was created by Rachel Lynette and Cassi Noack for Minds in Bloom INC., all rights reserved. It may be used by the original purchaser for single class use only. Teachers may distribute this product in email, through google classroom or over the Internet to their students (and parents) as long as the site is password protected. In other words, you may distribute it to your own students, but may not put it on the Internet where it could be publicly found and downloaded.

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This product is happily brought to you by Rachel Lynette and Cassi Noack of Minds in Bloom.

SKU: 10984214

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18 reviews for Model Sentences for February – Writing Daily Practice Mentor Sentence

  1. Stacey T.

    I tried this with my ESL students. But I think it would be a wonderful small group resource to use when working on fluency and expression. There is a picture that also supports inference skills.

  2. Foretta’s 4th Grade Material

    I have the January version which I started with. I do like the resource, and it is very worth it. I just need to get more comfortable with different ways to fit it into my schedule.

  3. Lauren W.

    Another great collection of fun holidays, and a wonderful presentation unpacking the information contained in the sentences. Thanks!

  4. Sharon Link

    They absolutely loved it. I will use this over and over again.

  5. Alicia Chew

    Love this for morning work and review time! The students are engaged and it’s great for them to notice more things about the sentence.

  6. Jennifer D.

    These sentences have become a tremendously, fun way to look at writing and for students to adjust the sentence and write their own. The information has been fun to read and share and the variety of questions and ways to look at each sentence has inspired some wonderful writers. Thank you!

  7. Heather Manelli

    The resource is very well laid out and engaging to all students. My students are really struggling with writing complex sentences and this is a great opportunity to practice.

  8. Bryan D P.

    I love the unique illustrations and fun daily events- days for language elicitation, describing , group discussion

  9. regina Portsmore

    This is a great way to start my ELA support period! Fun, quick but so valuable as a skill!

  10. Meg D.

    I love using this resource – the pictures/artwork are beautiful and support the slides. I change what I want to work on each day- as it has lots of choices. I have used different months and they are all so wonderful.

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