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Daily 6 Trait Writing Gr 5

Give your fifth-graders the fun and focused writing practice they need to become to become strong and successful writers. The 125 engaging, 10- to 15-minute lessons support any writing program.

25 weeks of instruction cover the following trait-based writing skills. The sixth trait, Conventions (following the rules of writing), is taught through all lessons.

Trait #1 - Ideas

  • Week 1: Choosing a Strong Idea
  • Week 2: Writing a Topic Sentence and Supporting Details
  • Week 3: Developing Character, Setting, and Plot Ideas
  • Week 4: Elaborating on Ideas and Details
  • Week 5: Maintaining Your Focus

Trait #2 - Organization

  • Week 1: Sequencing
  • Week 2: Organizing Information Logically
  • Week 3: Organizing Information to Compare and Contrast
  • Week 4: Organizing to Persuade
  • Week 5: Choosing Which Way to Organize Your Writing

Trait #3 - Word Choice

  • Week 1: Writing About Action
  • Week 2: Using Descriptive Language
  • Week 3: Using Similes, Metaphors, and Personification
  • Week 4: Choosing Words for Your Audience
  • Week 5: Getting the Reader's Attention

Trait #4 - Sentence Fluency

  • Week 1: Combining Sentences with Conjunctions
  • Week 2: Writing Complex Sentences
  • Week 3: Parallel Structure Within a Sentence
  • Week 4: Beginning Sentences in Different Ways
  • Week 5: Writing a Smooth Paragraph

Trait #5 - Voice

  • Week 1: Identifying Different Writing Voices
  • Week 2: Using Different Voices for Different Purposes
  • Week 3: Using Voice in Poetry
  • Week 4: Writing from Different Points of View
  • Week 5: Using Voice in Persuasive Writing

Product CodeWR240
Length160 pages
PublisherEvan-Moor
FormatSoftcover, Black and White
Grade5
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$39.50