Bulletin Board Idea - "Piecing" together the Six Traits of Writing: make the puzzle pieces (use a Cri-cut if you have access) and paste the labels onto each. It's a great reminder for students as they learn about the basic concepts behind great writing!
Six Traits Writing Student Checklists and Grading Rubric Color and BW Assessment from Wife Teacher Mommy on TeachersNotebook.com - - These bright, colorful checklists will be a useful tool for your students to assess their own writing using the six traits. This also includes a Six Traits grading rubric for teachers! Color and B&W.
This editing and proofreading activity goes beyond a simple checklist. It requires students to engage with a peer and apply constructive feedback. It follows the six traits of writing. Included are teacher guidelines and applicable common core standards. Students have six worksheets that cover the six traits of writing: voice, sentence fluency, ideas, word choice, organization, and conventions. The writer and the editor pass the paper and the worksheet back and forth so that both are…
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Promoting Student Self-Assessment using the Six Traits of Writing
You've likely already familiar with the Six Traits of Writing: Ideas, Organization, Word Choice, Voice, Conventions and Sentence Fluency. These six traits can also be a great assessment tool to help your students reflect on and improve their own writing.
Use this brightly colored, informative sentence fluency checklist to ensure writing success with your students. It's a great reminder to increase readability, avoid awkwardness, and promote thoughtful sentence construction.