6 Traits of Writing

By: Brody Hawtrey

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Ideas

Choose a topic that interests you the most.



Make sure you include details such as facts, statistic, example, and thoughts.

Organization

  • Topic sentence
  • Main ideas
  • Tell me mores
  • Conclusion


Voice

  • Speak with a proud voice
  • Don't put the book, poem, or paper in front of your face


Word choice

Always use specific nouns and verbs.



Also use exciting adjectives and adverbs.

Sentence Fluencey

Combine short sentences with long sentences.



Use a variety of sentence beginnings.

Conventions

Edit using your C.O.P.S methods.


6 Traits of Writing- a photostory
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Writing process

Brainstorming

gathering ideas for your topic


Prewriting

your planning and researching things that fit your topic

Compose or your sloppy copy

your first paper that has problems on it


Evaluation

you're breaking down your patterns in your writing


Revision

you're rewriting your paper making it more enthusiastic


editing

correcting your mistakes making changes to words and sentences


Publishing or Sharing

you fixed every mistake you made and now you're ready to share with your class or business
Writing Process

Write Tools

T table

a set of facts put into columns


then green at the bottom

Core 4 topic sentences

Simple statement

Number statement

Question

Situation/Stance


Transitions/ Main ideas

the beginning of a new paragraph


Details

detail or tell me mores



giving more infomation

Conclusion sentences

The ending of what you know or found out


Color scheme

Topic sentence (green)

Main Ideas (yellow)

Tell me mores (pink)

Conclusion sentence (green)