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This packet includes all the materials to create five writing centers / a writers workshop in the classroom with rubrics for students, shortened versions for teachers to save paper, and 6-Traits of Writing self and teacher assessment. This packet provides maximum feedback for student growth.
Students choose a topic (increases interest) and they must write about it five different ways. Students explore perspectives of their topic. For example: if their topic is basketball - they write about being a middle school player, a mom of a player, a coach, the janitor working at the stadium...endless opportunities to develop a style of writing and get in depth with a topic they love.
Genres include: Dear Abby: advice column, Greek Myth, Theater: play, Explain it: expository essay, and a Comic.