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Seeing the 6 Traits Within the College and Career-Ready ELA Standards

Posted on April 18, 2017
Seeing the 6 Traits Within the College and Career-Ready ELA Standards

Seeing the 6 Traits Within the College and Career-Ready ELA Standards

Posted on April 18, 2017

Seeing the 6 Traits Within the College and Career-Ready ELA Standards

How do the 6 Traits of writing fit into the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) and the new Indiana Academic Standards?

Download a breakdown of the K-12 writing standards, sorted by the Six Traits of Writing. Within each page of the download, the skills (as noted in grade level standards) are listed that correspond with the particular writing trait, identified at the top of the page.

6 Traits of Writing in the Indiana Academic Standards6 Traits of Writing in the Common Core State Standards

For those of you working to weave the 6-Traits language into your writer’s workshops, this will give you a guide as to which trait to label each skill and where to fit the skill within your yearlong bulletin boards. This color-coded document will also help you organize your mini-lessons.

Article originally posted April 27, 2015.