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Rolling Out the Trait Language to Students 2-5

Duration: 38:53 | Grades 2-5

About this session

Learn how to lay the foundation for a year of writing instruction as Kristina Smekens unveils a systematic approach for using icons and physical “triggers” to introduce students to the Six Traits of Writing.

GRADES 2-5
Questions: Contact webPD | 1-888-376-0448

Outline38 Minutes

  • Let's get started!
  • Let's get started! - Handout
  • Intro - Implement a systematic approach
  • Systematic Introduction - Favorite Picture Books
  • Systematic Introduction - Trait-Based Songs
  • Systematic Introduction - Plan your approach
  • Systematic Introduction - Build a yearlong display

About this session

Learn how to lay the foundation for a year of writing instruction as Kristina Smekens unveils a systematic approach for using icons and physical “triggers” to introduce students to the Six Traits of Writing.

GRADES 2-5
Questions: Contact webPD | 1-888-376-0448

Outline38 Minutes

  • Let's get started!
  • Let's get started! - Handout
  • Intro - Implement a systematic approach
  • Systematic Introduction - Favorite Picture Books
  • Systematic Introduction - Trait-Based Songs
  • Systematic Introduction - Plan your approach
  • Systematic Introduction - Build a yearlong display