6+1 Writing Traits
by Alan Haskvitz
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Six traits is a model for teaching students about writing. The traits are designed at develop good organization habits, but be warned that six traits is a means to an end, not an end in itself. Good judgment on the part of the teacher is always the best ways to know when a student needs help to put pen to paper.
Advantages of using the 6+1 program
No objective data, but ideas on how to make it work.
Nice chart that offers insights into all aspects of the 6+1-writing program
Google Lits…making reading integrated.
Very large link site
Offers links to information that includes video and assessment help.
Very interesting interactive site that enables students to more quickly learn about the program.
Revising tutorial video
Nice overview and PowerPoint presentation
Elementary Ideas with some lesson plans
For Primary Students
Some basic ideas
Interesting classroom set-up for teaching the 6+1 method
A day-by-day plan
Good rubrics for primary and other information including strategies
An interesting take of the program with art tie-ins
Concise interactive site
A very basic checklist for primary level. Printable.
Making 6+1 Fun
Rubric for my advanced students
Great descriptors and lessons