Recommended Grades: 1-5
We all have an inner exclamation mark. The question is, how do we find it? The story of the exclamation mark and how it took him a little time to figure out what he wanted to say and how to say it.
Mentor Text: Conventions/Finding Your Inner Self: Exclamation Mark is an excellent mentor text for two very different topics. On a surface level, use Exclamation Mark as a mentor text when discussing conventions and end marks in particular. The font size in the text makes for excellent discussion around the use of the exclamation mark. On a deeper level, the Exclamation Mark is a metaphor for finding your inner self and sharing it with the world.
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