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  • Rosann Very lost- I am very sick so forgive any reamblings. Each trait is taught sepereatly. I usually do ideas, word chouice, voice...can't remeber the rest. Try and get Ruth Cullham's book about teaching 6 traits. Yours (intermediate) wi...See More
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  • ITeach3rd The traits can be a part of the mini lessons you want to teach. You might also do some great read alouds and point out how the author uses "voice" etc. I think taking some time to teach them separately (for an overview) makes sense. ...See More
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  • ITeach3 I also found this video onn you tube: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KkOujcixOGI The trainer says that each week is devoted to a trait and conventions are woven throughout the weeks. On 7/29/09, ElemTeacher wrote: > I really need some directio...See More
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  • To Rosann from O.P. Is there a particular order in which you should teach the traits? On 7/29/09, Rosann wrote: > Very lost- I am very sick so forgive any reamblings. Each > trait is taught sepereatly. I usually do ideas, word > chouice, voice...can...See More
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  • margi I teach the traits to my first graders. I start off with ideas by using the song, and explaining the concept. We discuss how to come up with an idea, a writers notebook, adding details, keeping the topic small, etc. Lucy Calkins does a good jo...See More
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