Do you find it difficult to assist students with revision? Is there a common language teachers can use to communicate the strengths and needs of a writing piece?
Using Six Traits of Writing language is the answer! Six Traits of Writing is NOT a program; rather it is a “common language” that when used, communicates precisely what a student needs to revise his/her writing. When students become familiar with the 6 Traits of Writing, teachers will notice the impact it makes on improving student writing and the efficiency of teacher led Writing Conferences. Six Traits of Writing has changed how I teach writing to my students, and the results have been momentous.
In this packet, you will receive the following:
• Definition of each Trait
• Key concepts students need to understand
• How each trait looks in upper elementary grades
• Links to instruction
• A poster with Key concept questions for each trait
• A condensed poster of all 6 Traits for student use