6 traits to writing

Jace DeLancey


Excellent writing has a clear message, purpose, or focus. You need to chose a topic that interests you.


Effective writing has a clear beggining, middle, and ending. You need to have main ideas with tranzitions.


The best writing reveals the writers voice his/her special way of saying things.

Judith Hill: "What a Girl Wants" - The Voice Highlight

Word choice

Good writing contains strong words including specific nouns verbs.

Sentence Fluency

Effective writing flows smoothly from one sentence to the next sentence vary in length and begin in a variety of words.


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