6 Traits of Writing

Caleb Keen

IDEAS

  • Choose a topic that interest you and fits your assignment.
  • Include details such as facts, statistics, examples, and thoughts/ feelings


OGANIZATION

  • topic sentence (green)
  • main ideas (yellow) with transitions
  • details (tell me more sentences) (red)
  • conclusions (green)


VOICE

  • speak in a engaging way so it keeps the reader wanting more
  • show rather than tell


WORD CHOICE

  • use specific nouns and verbs
  • use exciting adjectives/ adverbs


SENTENCE FLUENCY

  • combine short, choppy sentences into longer, smoother ones
  • use a variety of sentences beginnings and length
  • use simple con pond sentences


CONVENTIONS

  • use evaluation sheet
  • edit using cops


Brainstorming


  • creative thinking
  • think of an idea to write about


The Writing Process Rap

prewriting

  • researching the topic
  • getting the ideas together


compose

  • the sloppy copy of the paragraph


evaluation

  • looking over the paragraph


revision

  • change the paragraph to make it better
  • use the evaluation sheet


editing

  • making the changes on the evaluation sheet


publishing

  • sharing the final copy


t-table

  • a way to put your plan on paper


core 4 topic sentenes

  • simple statement
  • question
  • # statement
  • situation stance


main ideas


  • one of the things the paragraph
  • the are yellow sentences

details


  • picture panting details
  • they are red sentences


conclusion

  • make like it the topic sentence
  • closing the paragraph
  • they are green sentences

color sheme

  • green=topic and conclusion sentence
  • yellow=main ideas
  • red=tell me more sentences


transition word

here are some transition words


also, another, first, in fact, next, the last,to begin.