See the Traits within the Writing Process

See the Traits within the Writing Process

We all grew up with the terms of the writing process as part of our schooling–pre-write, draft, revise, edit, publish. But we may not all have learned the purposes and functions of each step or how the 6 Traits fit within them. The traits are not separate from...
Expect Students to Edit a First Draft

Expect Students to Edit a First Draft

When self-editing a piece immediately after writing it, it is difficult to find errors and omissions. Because the ideas are still so fresh in the writer’s mind, it’s easy to overlook punctuation mistakes, misspellings, and wrong words. Teach Check &...