Daily 6-Trait Writing Grade 6

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Daily 6-Trait Writing
Help your child develop writing skills using daily lessons that fit into every language arts program. Are you familiar with trait writing? Trait-based writing is an impressive method educators have developed to determine if a child's writing is skilled or not.

The six traits or characteristics that shape quality writing are content; organization; word choice; sentence fluency; voice; and conventions, which include grammar, spelling, and mechanics. It may sound ominous, but Daily 6-Trait Writing has made it effortless.

With 125 dynamic writing lessons, Daily 6-Trait Writing will provide your child practice and instruction concerning all the skills essential to becoming a competent writer. Research proves that a solid understanding of the six traits of writing improves a child's ability to write successfully, and just fifteen minutes or less a day is all it will take. Daily 6-Trait Writing is correlated to state standards for educators, with a dash of fun for our apprentice writers.

Twenty-five weeks of instruction cover the following trait-based writing skills:

Ideas
Week 1: Choosing a Strong Idea
Week 2: Writing Topic Sentences and Supporting Details
Week 3: Developing Character, Setting, and Plot Ideas
Week 4: Elaborating on Ideas and Details
Week 5: Maintaining Your Focus

Organization
Week 1: Sequencing
Week 2: Organizing Information Logically
Week 3: Organizing Information to Compare and Contrast
Week 4: Organizing to Persuade
Week 5: Choosing Which Way to Organize Your Writing

Word Choice
Week 1: Writing Accurate Descriptions
Week 2: Writing About Action
Week 3: Using Figurative Language
Week 4: Choosing Words for Your Audience
Week 5: Getting the Reader's Attention

Sentence Fluency
Week 1: Combining Sentences with Conjunctions
Week 2: Writing Complex Sentences
Week 3: Parallel Structure Within a Sentence
Week 4: Beginning Sentences in Different Ways
Week 5: Writing a Smooth Paragraph

Voice
Week 1: Identifying Different Writing Styles
Week 2: Using Different Voices for Different Purposes
Week 3: Using Voice in Poetry
Week 4: Writing from Different Points of View
Week 5: Writing Persuasively
Features
Flip through the first twenty pages of Daily 6-Trait Writing Grade 6

Publisher's Information
Pages: 160
Binding: Paperback
Copyright: 2008
ISBN: 9781596732995
Publisher: Evan-Moor
Made In: USA
Consumable: Yes
Reproducible: Yes
Faith-Based: No

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