Fourth Grade Writing Facts

Everything you need to know for Nebraska State Writing Test.

The Six Traits of Writing

VISCOW:


Voice

Ideas

Sentence Fluency

Conventions

Organization

Word Choice

Three Parts of an Essay

Test Taking Tips

  • Ignore distractions
  • Eat a good breakfast
  • Focus on topic
  • Recheck work
  • Use of process of elimination
  • Get a good nights sleep
  • Go at your own pace

Writing Checklist

  • Write in complete sentences
  • Use correct punctuation
  • Eliminate run-on sentences
  • Fully thought out ideas
  • Revise before handing in
  • Use your imagination
  • Stay on topic
  • Use the six traits of writing