One of the best ways to teach students how to integrate literary and rhetorical devices into their writing is to imitate the style of great writers.
Here are 20 Great Literary Quotes to use as Mentor Sentences in Secondary ELA:
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About the Author
Meredith is the founder and creator of TeachWriting.org and Bespoke ELA. She has taught high school English for 10+ years in Dallas, Chicago, and New York City and holds a M.A. in Literature from Northwestern University. She has always had a connection to the written word-- through songwriting, screenplay writing, and essay writing-- and she enjoys the process of teaching students how to express their ideas. An avid tea drinker and anglophile, Meredith enjoys life with her husband, daughter, and sweet pups.