I love using mentor text in my classroom. It's a great way to highlight specific skills in an entertaining (and quick) format.
This freebie includes a list of mentor texts for each of the following key reading strategies for literature:
Inference, Theme, Characters, Figurative Language, Point of View, and Compare and Contrast
To grab this list, click here.
If you'd like to read a post I wrote about mentor texts, you can click here.