And we will say to ourselves wherever we are We were from Old Adobe. Elementary Memories The years I have spent at Old Adobe have been the most memorable seven years that will never be forgotten. Within a moment, I felt right at home, like everyone knew who I was and everybody was eager to know about how my summer had been. Looking back to the wonderful days of elementary, I thought the school years would never end.
We discuss some characteristics of voice and what it may look like in text in order to portray the emotion that is on the list of voice. We reread the story for the purpose of identifying how the author creates the feeling of anxiety or worry throughout the book.
We cite examples and plot them on our Voice Graphic Organizer so we can visualize the author's craft and structure for developing voice. I model writing a personal narrative that focuses on an emotion from the List of Voice Emotions distributed.
I wrote about how I look forward to my trip to Disney World this summer.
Students assisted my by suggesting ways that I can portray excitement in my voice. We begin by writing: I can't wait to venture out and experience the wonder! Students also analyze other examples of mentor texts that provide concrete examples of voice.
I gather books suggested from websites.
Students work in pairs to brainstorm ideas and make a writing plan to create a story showing effective use of voice. We discuss the mentor books and how the author's feelings and personality shows through.
I encourage students to analyze how they react to stories they read. Do they make you feel sad? They would want to write in a way that draws out one of those emotions to their readers as well.Subscribe to the 6+1 Traits mailing list to stay up-to-date on 6+1 Trait Writing news, resources, services, and trainings.
Student Friendly Writing Rubric (From a School Using the 6 Traits of Writing) Discovered by John Norton while traveling in Alabama. Thanks to teachers at . Six Traits Writing Rubric 6 Exemplary 5 Strong 4 Proficient 3 Developing 2 Emerging 1 Beginning Ideas & Content clear, focused, main theme supporting details.
Six Traits of Writing Rubric - Kid Friendly Version It is broken down into several versions.
A whole basic version. A version separated into the traits. A beginning of the year, middle of the year and end of the year for differentiating your . First, I distribute construction paper for students to make the flip book.
On the outside, students label the different types of sentences. Then, I distribute a SIX TRAITS WRITING RUBRIC and tell students to focus on the sentence fluency section of the rubric to guide .
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If you prefer more offline work, we have the reading and vocabulary from this course in book form. Daily Progress Chart Materials: Basic Supplies List Spiral notebook or lined paper in a separate section of a binder for foreign language, to write down.