Writing process & 6+1 traits By Miss roney

Writing Process!

Pre writing:

  • Students can draw, or write out ideas for their writing.

Drafting:

  • Use pre-writing as a bounce off point !

Sharing:

  • Students will have their peers read their work.
  • Students will make comments on each other's papers.

Revising:

  • Students respond to the comments and make changes.

Editing:

  • Students can edit their own papers but should have another peer edit it as well.
  • Its always best to have at least two people edit, so nothing is missed!

6+1 Traits

Ideas: main message

Organization: structure of the writing

Voice: the tone of the material.

Word choice: vocabulary used

Sentence fluency: the flow of the writing

Conventions: spelling, punctuation, capitalization, and grammar

Four steps to do 6-traits mini-lessons

Introduction: keep it short and sweet!

Instruction: model the skill you are wanting to teach!

Interaction: work together!

Closure: students do the new skill !

References:

http://www.smekenseducation.com/6-Traits-Lessons.html

http://educationnorthwest.org/traits/trait-definitions

http://www.ttms.org/PDFs/04%20Writing%20Process%20v001%20(Full).pdf

Credits:

Created with images by jarmoluk - "apple education school" • kevin dooley - "School bus" • JackPeasePhotography - "Canford School Drive, Dorset" • Lauragilchrist4 - "sunflower dew sunshine" • fireboat895 - "Sunset after the Storm"

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