6 Traits of Writing (4)

6 Traits of Writing (4)

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Recognizing the 6 Traits

Wednesday, May 14th, 2008

Here's a great 6-Traits idea that came from a hallway bulletin board on display at Washington Township Elementary (East Porter County Schools, IN). read more...

Mastering the 6 Traits (with a cheat sheet!)

Wednesday, May 14th, 2008
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Your students won’t truly know the 6-Traits of Writing until you do. Oh, maybe they’ll be able to rattle off the six terms, but do they know the little nuggets that fall under each trait? Do they really understand what that trait includes? Do you? read more...

Introducing the 6 Traits in Kindergarten

Wednesday, May 14th, 2008

With the traits evident in early picture writing, some teachers start off with the traits right away -- details in picture books (ideas), letter labeling (word choice), multiple pictures on a page (organization) -- all of the traits are evident in students' picture writing, too. read more...

Introducing the 6 Traits

Wednesday, May 14th, 2008
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If you spend some time in the early weeks of school describing what “good” writing includes, then you can curb the number of times you hear “Is this good? Am I done? Is this what you want??” from your students. read more...

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