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Rolling Out the Trait Language to Students: Grades K-1

Duration: 61:17 | Grades K-1

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 K-1
Questions: Contact webPD | 1-888-376-0448

Outline61 Minutes

  • Let's get started!
  • Let's get started! - Handout
  • Intro - Implement a systematic approach
  • Systematic Introduction - Trait Characters
  • Systematic Introduction - Favorite Picture Books
  • Systematic Introduction - Favorite Picture Books (Continued)
  • 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 K-1
Questions: Contact webPD | 1-888-376-0448

Outline61 Minutes

  • Let's get started!
  • Let's get started! - Handout
  • Intro - Implement a systematic approach
  • Systematic Introduction - Trait Characters
  • Systematic Introduction - Favorite Picture Books
  • Systematic Introduction - Favorite Picture Books (Continued)
  • Systematic Introduction - Trait-Based Songs
  • Systematic Introduction - Plan your approach
  • Systematic Introduction - Build a Yearlong Display