6 Traits of writing
- chose a topic that interest you and fits your assignment.
- Include details such as fact, statistic , example and thought/feelings
- speak in an ingageing way that keeps the reader wanting more
- show rather then tell
- To use specific nouns and verbs
- Use exiting adverbs and adjectives
- Use a thasaurus
- combine short, copy sentence into smoother ones
- use a variety of sentence length
- simple, compound and complex sentence
Use evaluation sheet for revisionedit using cops
- Think of ideas.
- Write ideas down.
Look at what you wrote.
Putting a story where others can see it.
- Topic sentence (green)
- main Ideas with transitions ( yellow)
- Details/ tell me more sentences ( red)
- Conclusion ( green)
Core Four topic sentences (green)
- Simple statement
- Words you use to make a point.
- Words that stand out.
Main Idea Sentences (yellow)
most important ideas in a paragraph.
Details/Tell me more (red)
Explain more detail.
Wraps up the story and where the ending is.
WriteSteps & the 6 Traits - a Teacher on Common Core Writing & K-5 Writers Workshop