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  • JM Dear ElemTeacher, Did you find anything that worked for you? I also teach 4th grade language arts and came upon a sweet little program to teach a daily trait lesson. I found "Daily 6-Trait Writing" by Evan-Moor. So far it has worked o...See More
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  • to Teach4th from O.P. I honestly don't remember the website. I tried doing a google search just now and the site didn't come up. It was basically just a description of each of the traits. I'm the one that developed the visual aids, they weren't on t...See More
    Aug 2, 2009 report post
  • teach4 Could you share the web address for th site with the mental pics? I would like to try looking at it. Thanks!
    Aug 1, 2009 report post
  • Rita Take one trait. I usually start with Ideas. 1. Use the recommended book or find a children's book or short piece of writing that is a good example of the trait. Read it to the students. Ask students questions related to the traits. Go ove...See More
    Aug 1, 2009 report post
  • txteacher586 To teach 6+1 Traits most effectively, you must first begin by illustrating how reading and writing are so closely related. They are the flip-side of each other. If I write a book, someone will read it. If I read a book, someone has written it. On...See More
    Jul 30, 2009 report post
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