6 Traits Of Writing

Summer Brand

Six Traits of Writing for Stick People

Ideas, Organization, Voice,Word Choice, Sentence Fluency, Conventions


The very first thing you should do before you even start thinking about writing, you need a

very good idea

You should always try to pick a topic that

interests you and maybe some others around you too!

When you write your message should have a

clear message or focus. Your writing should contain tons of

original ideas and details


In your writing you should have a clear

middle, beginning
, and end.

The topic sentence is usually the sentence that draws the reader in and makes them want to keep reading on.

Main ideas are what start a new paragraph and starts on with a new topic; there are usually three or more of them.

There are also tell me more sentences, witch are the little details that explain more about the main ideas above them.

And to end you always want a concluding sentence to wrap it all up and finish the paragraph.


Everybody should have their own voice or original way of writing things to their readers.

Their voice should be in a way that makes the reader want to read more!

Word Choice

Using good word choice means you need to use specific nouns and verbs. They also should use exciting adverbs and adjectives,

If you every need help with outstanding words find a thesaurus.

Sentence Fluencey

Every writer should know to combine short and choppy sentences into longer and smoother ones.

You need to use a variety of sentence lengths and beginnings.


Good writing is carefully edited to make sure it is very easy to read.

Writing paragraphs and essays should follow the rules of grammar, punctuation, and spelling.

Also use the evaluation sheet to revise and edit your paragraph.