6 Traits of Writing | Kristina's Favorite Picture Books for Teaching the 6 Traits (primary & upper grades listed)

6 Traits of Writing | Kristina's Favorite Picture Books for Teaching the 6 Traits (primary & upper grades listed)

Picture books are perfect for introducing the 6-Traits. But what books are best for each trait? Kristina Smekens created a list of her favorite picture books for each trait for primary and upper grades. The PDF listing includes hot links, allowing access to a short summary and item description for each book at the TheLiteracyStore.com. Use the books to introduce the traits and as mentor texts in mini-lessons throughout the year for 6-Trait instruction. FREE on TpT!

Picture books are perfect for introducing the 6-Traits. But what books are best for each trait? Kristina Smekens created a list of her favorite picture books for each trait for primary and upper grades. The PDF listing includes hot links, allowing access to a short summary and item description for each book at the TheLiteracyStore.com. Use the books to introduce the traits and as mentor texts in mini-lessons throughout the year for 6-Trait instruction. FREE on TpT!

6 Traits of Writing Posters | Have you used the 6 Traits program in your classroom? What resources ...

6 Traits of Writing Posters | Have you used the 6 Traits program in your classroom? What resources ...

The 6 Traits of Writing Printable Rubric - helps your kids learn how to make their writing better bit by bit.

The 6 Traits of Writing Printable Rubric - helps your kids learn how to make their writing better bit by bit.

6-Traits Writing Task Cards.  There are 10 task cards for each trait for a total of 60 different task cards.  Each task card comes in color and black & white so there are 120 cards in all!  Each card contains a 6-Trait strategy statement, a graphic organizer for students to complete, and the type of trait that is being addressed.  These cards work great for mini-lesson ideas (you'll have 60 mini-lessons!), independent work during writing time, and as assessments!!

6-Traits Writing Task Cards: 60 Cards with CCSS in Color and B&W

6-Traits Writing Task Cards. There are 10 task cards for each trait for a total of 60 different task cards. Each task card comes in color and black & white so there are 120 cards in all! Each card contains a 6-Trait strategy statement, a graphic organizer for students to complete, and the type of trait that is being addressed. These cards work great for mini-lesson ideas (you'll have 60 mini-lessons!), independent work during writing time, and as assessments!!

Trait Trackers: Tracking the 6 Traits in 20 Popular Children's Books This resource consists of 20 bookmark-size cards that help teachers: --Use children’s books to teach the 6 Traits of writing during read alouds. --Develop skill-based mini-lessons using selected children’s books. --Utilize book excerpts that support individual traits.

Trait Trackers: Tracking the 6 Traits in 20 Popular Children's Books This resource consists of 20 bookmark-size cards that help teachers: --Use children’s books to teach the 6 Traits of writing during read alouds. --Develop skill-based mini-lessons using selected children’s books. --Utilize book excerpts that support individual traits.

FABULOUS Website With Mini Lesson Ideas For All Six Writing Traits Including Videos Of The Songs For Each Trait!

FABULOUS Website With Mini Lesson Ideas For All Six Writing Traits Including Videos Of The Songs For Each Trait!

6 Traits of Writing | Professional Development by Smekens Education - Kristina's Favorite Picture Books for Teaching the 6 Traits

6 Traits of Writing | Professional Development by Smekens Education - Kristina's Favorite Picture Books for Teaching the 6 Traits

This is one of my favorite writing lessons on idea development.  I am always amazed at the students' creativity with this lesson.

This is one of my favorite writing lessons on idea development. I am always amazed at the students' creativity with this lesson.

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