The Six Traits combined with Common Core Standards use a separate rubric for ideas and organization. This set includes a mini poster of the sundae for the wall, vocabulary cards with rubrics on the back that the children can use with their writing or for peer-editing.
The initial lesson can be done with an actual sundae cup and ice cream, syrups, toppings, and even a cherry. This is a favorite impressionistic lesson to introduce the traits to younger students. The children can then visit each trait in isolation with the vocabulary cards. Includes 11 pages (the rubrics can be printed on the back of the cards to make it easier for children.