6 Traits of Writing

Amaya Mahoney

6 Traits of Writing

Ideas
  • Chose a topic that interests you and fits your topic
  • Include details such as facts, thoughts/feelings,examples, and statistics.




Organisation


  • Have a topic sentence
  • Use details (tell me more sentence)



Voice


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





Word Choice


  • Use exciting adjectives
  • Use a thesaurus





Sentence Fluency



  • Combine start, choppy sentences into bigger sentences.




Conventions



  • Use evaluation sheet to revise
  • Edit using C.O.P.S.





Caroline Glaser: "Tiny Dancer" - The Voice Highlight

The Writing Prosses

  1. Prewrite
  2. Draft
  3. Revise
  4. Edit
  5. Publish