Saturdays and Teacakes by Lester Laminack

Recommended Grades: 3-5

A memoir of the author’s weekly Saturday visit with his grandmother.  The author’s voice is prominent throughout. 

Lesson Idea:

Writers Workshop:


Memoir/Voice Mentor Text: Read aloud Saturdays and Teacakes and discuss how the author’s voice comes through in the text.  Use this book as model during a study of memoirs or as a model text for writers workshop when students are writing their own memoirs or when they need a model for voice in a memoir.

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