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Accountability during "free writing time" - post on the importance of giving students "free writing" time - just like independent reading time. Let them explore with the different writing forms. Writing Strategies, Writing Lessons, Writing Resources, Teaching Writing, Writing Activities, Writing Process, Teaching Ideas, Writing Ideas, 6 Traits Of Writing

Writing Reflection Questions Traits of Writing

Writing Reflection Fans using the 6+1 Traits of Writing. Use during or after writing minilessons or activities. Great for partner work or self-reflection. $

Bring Ruth Culham’s Traits of Writing model to life! Six Trait Writing, Six Traits, 3rd Grade Writing, Teaching Writing, Writing Help, Writing Ideas, Workshop Ideas, Writing Workshop, Middle School Ela

Ruth Culham on 6+1 Traits of Writing

Bring Ruth Culham’s 6+1 Traits of Writing model to life!

Essay writing tips poster YES! This is the website for awesome writing tips, 6 trait rubrics, characters Six Trait Writing, Book Writing Tips, Writing Lessons, Writing Workshop, Writing Resources, Teaching Writing, Writing Activities, Essay Writing, Writing Prompts

Welcome to Teaching That Makes Sense!

Teaching That Makes Sense offers tools, training, and technology support for K-12 schools in reading, writing, math, test preparation, and assessment.

 Trait Trackers--Picture books make great mentor texts to teach the 6 Traits… Kindergarten Writing, Kids Writing, Teaching Writing, Writing Activities, Writing A Book, Writing Centers, Writing Ideas, Six Traits, 6 Traits Of Writing

Dissect Picture Books for Trait-Based Lessons

Picture books make great mentor texts to teach the 6 Traits of Writing! And while there are so many great picture books out there, when do you have time to look through all of them to pick out a passage for your next mini-lesson?

Writer's Workshop Portfolios for published and FINALIZED work the teacher has checked. In each students folder include a table of contents (see page 135 in "Writer's Workshop: an essential guide) Kindergarten First Day, Kindergarten Writing, Teaching Writing, Writing Activities, Literacy, Kindergarten Curriculum, Teaching English, Teaching Ideas, Second Grade Writing

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Day two of kindergarten is over! There is nothing quite like the first days of kindergarten. Everyday gets better. It is going to be a grea...

Songs to Teach Writing- 6 Traits of Writing Songs to Teach Writing- 6 Traits of Writing Related Post pixel. See, look, and watch 30 Ways to Use Chromebook in Education Find the Letter & Swat It! Fifth Grade Writing, Kindergarten Writing, Kids Writing, Teaching Writing, Writing Activities, Teaching Tools, Writing A Book, Writing Songs, Writing Ideas

Songs to Teach Writing- 6 Traits of Writing

This file includes 11 catchy tunes to sing with your students when teaching writing. Research has proven that songs help learners to retain more information. Singing is also so much fun! Songs are an excellent way to introduce new concepts. the songs included in this file address writing workshop...

After reading "The BFG" by Roald Dahl, your students would have fun creating their own dream jars. Inside = descriptive paragraphs about ideal dream. Roald Dahl Activities, Book Activities, School Displays, Classroom Displays, Owl Classroom, Classroom Ideas, The Bfg Book, Bfg Dream Jars, Roald Dahl Day

The B.F.G.

Those Mums, Dads and carers who have read Roald Dahl’s The B.F.G. will know all about dream jars. This week the children have been finishing their descriptions of their ideal dream and have t…

6 Traits of Writing – Professional Development - More Than Happy, Glad, Sad, Mad Writing Mini Lessons, Teaching Writing, Teaching Tools, Teacher Hacks, Best Teacher, 6 Traits Of Writing, Writing Ideas, Reading Activities, Literacy Games

6 Traits of Writing – Professional Development - More Than Happy, Glad, Sad, Mad | 6-Traits Resources

If you ask students to identify how a character is feeling in a story, you might hear one of the following three words pop up: happy, sad, mad. Character emotions and traits are not something children automatically understand. To help students with this, we need to be intentional. Inferencing a character’s feelings or personality traits is complicated. It involves looking beyond the words. It takes time to build this skill in young readers. Making it tangible can help. One way to make it…

Synonyms Fantastic video for teaching the writing trait of Word Choice. Writing Strategies, Writing Resources, Teaching Writing, Writing Activities, Writing Skills, Teaching Ideas, 6 Traits Of Writing, Narrative Writing, Writing Words

Between the Lions - Humongous

One of the most popular songs to appear on PBS Kids' acclaimed literacy education show, "Between the Lions," this Gilbert & Sullivan-style romp helps kids le...

Miss Radka's Rhapsody: Show not Tells! Using descriptive writing to show emotions. Writing Lessons, Writing Resources, Teaching Writing, Art Lessons, Writing Ideas, Teaching Ideas, Descriptive Writing Activities, Writing Strategies, Literacy Activities

Show not Tells!

I wanted to share with you one of our descriptive language mini lessons. Using show not tell is an excellent way to be descriptive w...

Could have kids write their own songs for older grades. SONGS FOR THE SIX TRAITS - Teacher Elizabeth Werner created songs for the 6 traits using the chorus of popular songs. There are 6 videos of her grade class performing the songs. Six Traits, 6 Traits Of Writing, Writing Lessons, Writing Resources, Teaching Writing, Writing Songs, Writing Ideas, Teaching Tips, Teaching Language Arts

6 Traits of Writing - Reading - Professional Development

Leading provider of reading and writing professional development. Services include 6 traits of writing, writer workshops, and reading and writing mini-lessons. Locations in Indiana and Illinois.

Book list for teaching six traits. This is a great tool to use well trying to explain what the 6 traits are. You can use the books on this list as a mentor text set thats easy for students to read and see how the traits are used in real text. 6 Traits Of Writing, Writing Mentor Texts, Writing Lessons, Teaching Writing, Writing Activities, Writing A Book, Writing Workshop, 5th Grade Writing, Important Life Lessons

Download Kristina's Favorite Picture Books for Teaching the 6 Traits

Many teachers choose to introduce each of the 6 Traits by reading a text that exemplifies the trait. Students see the trait in action within such mentor text. Picture books are perfect. The text is short (important for a mini-lesson) and engaging.