The Trait CrateŽ: Grade 1 Picture Books, Model Lessons, and More to Teach Writing With the 6 Traits

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  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 11/1/2008
  • Publisher: Scholastic Teaching Resources (Teaching
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Teaching writing just got easier and more effective because of these sturdy crates. In them, teachers will find everything they need to help students use the six traits-ideas, organization, voice, word choice, sentence fluency, and conventions-improve their writing. Each crate contains an array of materials designed to engage students and enrich their writing experiences, including: 6 high-interest picture books hand selected for each trait 6 teaching guides filled with step-by-step lessons, graphic organizers, a scoring guide, and extension activities. Sing-Along Trait Songs, a music CD containing lively, trait-specific songs to share with your students. Includes a bonus track on presentation.6 full-color 17 x 22 posters contain lyrics to the songs on the CD Color-coded stickers for organizing classroom libraries and teaching materials Using Picture Books to Teach Writing With the Traits: K-2, 112-page resource containing 18 step-by-step lessons and 150 annotations of new and classic books, organized by trait. What's more, each crate comes with hanging folders one for each trait for easy, expandable storage for years to come.

Author Biography

Ruth Culham, Ed.D., a pioneering researcher of the 6+1 Trait MODEL, is president of Culham Writing Company, which offers first-class workshops designed to help beginning and experienced teachers implement the model in K-12 classrooms. Prior to founding her company, Ruth was assessment program unit manager at Northwest Regional Education Laboratory and English Teacher of the Year in Montana, a highlight of her 19-year teaching career.

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