We found 280 reviewed resources for 6 traits writing activities
Introducing the 6 Traits to Students
K - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
Put together an English language arts unit on the six traits of writing with this helpful collection of resources. From fun songs to differentiated writing exercises reinforcing each of the traits, great ideas are provided for developing...
Same Setting, Different Moods: Voice and Word Choice Using Lord of the Flies
9th - 10th
Whether it's dark, delightful, or somber, set the mood with William Golding's Lord of the Flies. High-schoolers practice descriptive writing by creating the appropriate mood for an original scene, starring one of the book's main characters.
Effective Writing is More Than a Five Paragraph Essay
7th - 9th
Groups become experts in one aspect of the six traits of writing, prepare a PowerPoint presentation, jigsaw, and teach others about their trait. Writers then focus on these traits as they compose a persuasive essay about a person they...
Going Back in Time Using “George Washington’s Socks”
3rd - 6th CCSS: Designed
After reading Elvira Woodruff's George Washington's Socks, young readers and writers embark upon writing their own historically based story, with a focus on developing ideas and details throughout the piece. In small groups, class...
Boogie Woogie with a B: Using Alliteration while Exploring Patriotic Tunes
8th - 11th
Are you looking for a way to bring writing into your history lesson - or history into your writing lesson? This cross-curricular activity is helpful and fun, no matter what class you're teaching! Using "Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy" by the...
Writing: 6th Grade ELA Common Core
6th CCSS: Adaptable
Narrative, expository, and persuasive writing; all of it's covered in a collection designed to support sixth grade writing skills. Here you'll find units, lesson plans, activities, worksheets, printables, videos, and apps. Check the notes section of each resource to discover which standards are addressed.
A "Fresh" Approach to the District's 6+1 Traits Writing Assessment
One way to assess improvement in writing is to conduct a district-wide assessment program. This resource details the Wisconsin Dells approach to assessing freshmen 6+1 Traits writing. The format could be adapted to any district or used...
Dilworth Elementary Character Education Respect (September)
K - 5th CCSS: Adaptable
R-e-s-p-e-c-t, find out what it means to your class! After a grand conversation about what is, and how one can show respect, scholars take part in a plethora of activity choices such as role playing, a game of Simon Says, wood working,...