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Six Trait Writing

8-16-2009 

To develop writing skills, students will work with the Six Traits of Writing.

Voice: The personal tone and flavor of the author's message.
Ideas: The heart of the message.
Organization: The internal structure of the piece.
Word choice: The vocabulary chosen to convey meaning.
Sentence fluency: The rhythm and flow of the language.
Conventions: The mechanical correctness.
Presentation: How the writing actually looks on the page.

To learn more about the six traits of writing, visit

http://www.edina.k12.mn.us/concord/teacherlinks/sixtraits/sixtraits.html

Follow the posts online about these activities.  Detailed inforation will be added to each definition as students are introduced to the topic.

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