- 6+1 Trait Writing @Web English Teacher
Great links for 6+1 Writing Traits: Posters, student-made metaphors, samples, rubrics etc.
Teaching resources for 6+1 Trait writing
- 6+1 Trait® Writing NWREL (Original Source)
The 6+1 Trait Writing framework is a powerful way to learn and use a common language to refer to characteristics of writing as well as create a common vision of what 'good' writing looks like. Select 6 + 1 Trait Scoring and then Writing Scoring Guide.
- About this Section | 6+1 Traits | Northwest Education
History of the model. Welcome to this special section of Northwest Education, focusing on the 6+1 Trait™ Writing Assessment and Instruction Model. The model began to take shape nearly 20 years ago, sparked by the collaborative effort of dedicated teachers.
- Everyday Editing: Inviting Students to Develop Skill and Craft in Writer's Workshop
Written in Jeff Anderson's characteristically witty style, this refreshing and practical guide offers an overview of his approach to editing within the writing workshop as well as ten detailed sets of lessons covering everything from apostrophes to serial commas. These lessons can be used throughout the year to replace Daily Oral Language or error-based editing strategies with a more effective method for improving student writing.
- Improving Reading, Writing, Thinking and Content Achievement (MUST SEE)
This website is through Township High School District 214. This site includes reading and/or thinking skills, and links for printable graphic organizers and assignment templates. The organizers and writing templates scaffold the writing tasks with sample language. Rec. by: Sam Markey
- InterActive Six Trait Writing Process
This web site provides an interdisciplinary approach to teaching and improving student writing based on the Six Traits Writing model. The links below provide an overview of the model along with the scoring rubrics for each trait. Exercises provided here will give students and teachers a chance to read sample writings, rate them, and compare their ratings with ratings made by English teachers. Developed by Steve Gardiner and Vince Long, Billings Sen. HS, Billings, MT
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- Introduction to the CRLS Research Guide- CRLS Research Guide
This site written for students takes them through the research process step-by-step. Translation options are available and media player support is provided. Essay writing is also included.
Basic Steps to the Research Process
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- Making Mathematicians - Constructed Response (MUST See Video)
In this video, Regional Trainer Holly Young and Instructional Coach Debra Bareño will illustrate a framework for constructed response that will not only give you a clear and easy way to teach it, but will also show that it can be tied in with the standards for which you are already responsible. After viewing this video, you will be able to integrate the teaching of constructed response into your classroom in a simple and easy way. In fact, you'll be able to "ACE it." Be sure to get the handouts for each presentations: math, LA, and science.
- Persuasive Rubrics
The site provides the six traits writing rubrics for persuasive writing.
- Persuasive Writing Graphic Organizers
These are the graphic organizers for persuasive writing that have been selected by Region 15. See their site for access to many graphic organizers in English and Spanish, in PDF format or Word.
- Six Trait Links
Ginny's Pages provides excellent links for the 6 + 1 Writing. Includes links to books that model the traits.
- The Research Process: a Research Guide and Stylebook for Teachers and Students
This site provided by Roseburg HS in Oregon provides great resources for the teaching (or student use of) the research process. There are many helpful activities.
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- Welcome to WritingFix: The Best Place for Interactive Writing Ideas on the Internet
Interactive Writing Prompts Lessons for better writing skills found on our interactive pages. WritingFix, we believe, is the only site of its kind. It was designed by writers, teachers, and students...to spark the imaginations of writers, teachers and students...of all ages.
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- Write Away (A Must See for 6-12)
Write Away is a professional development project whose goal is to improve composition skills for grades 6-12 through a school-wide writing initiative based on the Four Square Writing Graphic Organizer developed by Judith S. and Evan Gould. See the PowerPoints on Persuasive and Expository Writing, especially the "Canned" Presentations.
- Write Guy
Jeff Anderson : FANBOYS Posters See the other links. Jeff has multiple resources for teachers and students. His DVD is excellent. See links to Children's literature Mentor texts, songs for teaching mechanics,etc.
- Writing (MUST SEE)
Lee's Summit R7 School district has compiled some great writing resources. See links to EVERYTHING, technology, games, etc.
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- WritingFix 6 Traits (MUST SEE!)
Part of the Northern Nevada Writing Project Scroll down to all of the resources on this site. Resources for each trait, great posters, songs for the traits, mentor texts (mostly quality children's literature, traits across the content areas, lessons, etc. etc. See sidebar for process writing, etc.
- WritingFix (RAFT)
Writing Across the Curriculum...RAFT Writing Assignments with interactive features to create the assignments across the content areas.
- ¡Colorín Colorado! Standards-based writing for ELLs
Recent research reveals emerging promising practices on how meaningful, standards-based writing instruction can be attained through five key principles:
- 6 Traits Home Page: Teacher site for K-2
Six Traits Writing Assessment A Site For Teachers Using Six Traits in the Classroom This site has multiple resources for teachers using the 6-traits with K-2 (and older ELLs)
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