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Wondering which picture books to use to introduce the 6 Traits? Kristina Smekens made a list of her favorites grouped by trait for primary and upper grades.

Brittany Loss: Wondering which picture books to use to introduce the 6 Traits? Kristina Smekens made a list of her favorites grouped by trait for primary and upper grades.

Information and Ideas for how to teach each of the 6+1 Traits of Writing, and rubrics. Also posted on "Write On."

6 Traits of Writing - Language Arts FREE Presentations in PowerPoint format, Free Interactives and Games

Picture books are perfect for introducing the 6-Traits. But what books are best for each trait? Kristina Smekens created a list of her favorite picture books for each trait for primary and upper grades. The PDF listing includes hot links, allowing access to a short summary and item description for each book at the TheLiteracyStore.com. Use the books to introduce the traits and as mentor texts in mini-lessons throughout the year for 6-Trait instruction. FREE on TpT!

Picture books are perfect for introducing the But what books are best for each trait? Kristina Smekens created a list of her favorite picture books for each trait for primary and upper grade (Favorite List Book Recommendations)

WritingFix: a 6-Trait Writing Lesson that uses "Show; Don't Tell" by Josephine Nobisso

Always Write: A Writer's Notebook Lesson inspired by "Show, Don't Tell: Secrets of Writing.

Emerging writers will come to rely on their 6-Traits bookmark to self-assess in every stage of the writing process. The 6-Traits student bookmark for upper grades keeps the traits in front of kids with a consistent set of graphic icons to represent each trait. The back side includes an age-appropriate set of "memory joggers" for each trait.  Set of 30 bookmarks $6

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It's Disgusting-- and We Ate It! True Food Facts From Around the World-- and Throughout History! (Book) : Solheim, James : A collection of poems, facts, statistics, and stories about unusual foods and eating habits both contemporary and historical.

It's Disgusting-- and We Ate It! True Food Facts From Around the World-- and Throughout History! (Book) : Solheim, James : A collection of poems, facts, statistics, and stories about unusual foods and eating habits both contemporary and historical.

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Six Traits Sunday: Voice in Interrupting Chicken and Chloe and the Lion

Six Traits Sunday: Voice in Interrupting Chicken and Chloe and the Lion – Line upon Line Learning

Six Traits Sunday: Ideas for teaching organization with picture books

Picture Books to Inspire Creative Writing Organization

Six Traits Sunday: Organization. Some ideas for teaching about organization options in stories.

Great mentor texts to use for for modeled writing. Use these all the time when modeling writing with students.

Mentor Texts To Use For Modeled Writing

Great mentor texts to use for for modeled writing - Teaching children how to be authors is one of my all time favorite writing activities. It& a joy to see children create their own stories.

Looking for support when you are teaching the six traits of writing? Well look no further! This list of books, arranged by the traits, will support you when looking for great literature. These are texts that have been actually tested in classrooms, while teaching lessons to support the traits. They are organized by traits and in addition the last section is a list of professional books that will help you with your teaching of writing.

Looking for support when you are teaching the six traits of writing? Well look no further! This list of books, arranged by the traits, will support.

Mentor Text List for Reading Strategies: Literature.  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.  Download this list at:  http://www.classroomfreebiestoo.com/2016/01/mentor-text-list-for-reading-strategies.html

Mentor Text List for Reading Strategies: Literature

Read about how mentor texts can be an amazing, versatile tool to use in the classroom to help teach any concept across the curriculum.

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