Emphasize the "Trump" Traits

Emphasize the "Trump" Traits

Emphasize the “Trump” Traits Jan 7, 2019 | [Writing] While all six traits are ingredients to strong writing, they are not equally important when it comes to planning mini-lesson instruction. Writing teachers should not spend equal time teaching each trait...
Convert Rubric Scores to Grades

Convert Rubric Scores to Grades

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Use a Cheat Sheet to Recognize the 6 Traits

Use a Cheat Sheet to Recognize the 6 Traits

Your students won’t truly know the 6 Traits of Writing until you do. Oh, maybe they’ll be able to rattle off the six terms, but do they know the little nuggets that fall under each trait? Do they really understand what that trait includes? Do you? To...