The 6+1 Trait® Writing Model of Instruction & Assessment provides a common language for teachers and students to communicate about the characteristics of writing and establishes a clear vision of what good writing looks like. Helpful Balance, Allowance Teachers, International House, Helpful Resources, Individual Learning, Helpful Student, Class Growth Helpful, High Schools, Classgrowth Helpful
Start out introducing story elements and figurative language with great examples like these! Let's see if the kids can find some great examples in their books! then have them use some examples to help them begin to write. Great way to teach a hook!
This packet includes the 6th, 7th, and 8th grade versions of a complete 6 Traits 4-point rubric that assesses eight Common Core Standards. The 6 traits categories are segmented according to each of the eight standards. An argument writing transition list, self and peer review checklist, 7 different mini checklists that align to each specific trait, and an outline format for a five paragraph argument essay is included.