Daily 6-Trait Writing Grade 1

Daily 6-Trait Writing Grade 1

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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: Choose a Topic
Week 2: Make Your Topic Better
Week 3: Add Details
Week 4: Choose Better Details
Week 5: Review

Organization
Week 1: Beginning, Middle, and End
Week 2: Put Things in the Right Order
Week 3: Write a Complete Ending
Week 4: Group by How Things Are the Same or Different
Week 5: Review

Word Choice
Week 1: Use Action Words
Week 2: Use Words That Describe
Week 3: Use Words That Tell How You Feel
Week 4: Use Just the Right Word
Week 5: Review

Sentence Fluency
Week 1: Write a Sentence
Week 2: Write a Sentence with Describing Words
Week 3: Write Longer Sentences
Week 4: Connect Your Ideas
Week 5: Review

Voice
Week 1: Tell How You Feel
Week 2: Write How You Feel
Week 3: Create a Mood
Week 4: Use Rhyme
Week 5: Review
Features
Flip through the first twenty pages of Daily 6-Trait Writing Grade 1

Publisher's Information
Number of Pages: 160
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Evan-Moor Educational Publishers
Made In: USA
Edition/Copyright: 2008
ISBN: 9781596732865
Consumable: Yes
Reproducible: Yes
Faith-Based: No

Customer Reviews

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Ashley
Great Workbook

This has been a blessing for me as I teach my kids. Easy to read them the lessons every day and understand what they are to do.

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Brook M.
Love it

This is a great way to introduce writing skills and get kids to love writing. Each day is a short and simple lesson and the instruction is scaffolded which is perfect.

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Rachel H.
Minimal Prep, Great Worksheets

I appreciated that I could pull this book out and read it right then and there and away we go. There's an easy breezy worksheet for each day and then a story suggestion at the end of the week which incorporates the work from the previous days.

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Sheri
Great Workbook

This has been helping our little one practice her handwriting and writing skills. We are very glad we got this book. It's quick and easy and to the point.

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Julie
Excellent writing practice

Writing is not one of my son's favorite subjects. He prefers math and drawing. That said, this book has just the write amount of writing that he can get through a page a day without burning out. Ordered the next book for next year.