The goals of our book are:• For students to explain each of the 6+1 Writing Traits• For students to determine effective writing by analyzing writing samples• For students to apply the 6+1 traits in their own writings.
How to Use Our Book….Teachers can use our Bookbuilder book to introduce,teach, and/or review the 6 Traits with students. Sincethe character Ivana shows an example of her writingand how her writing develops and changes with the useof the 6 Traits, it is meaningful to students. The selfassessment questions guide students in becomingindependent assessors of their own writing.
How the Book is Organized… For each trait you will find 3 pages…• First page will show the trait being introduced and explained by the Fairy to Ivana.• Second page will show Ivana applying the trait to her writing.• Third page will show questions for the writer to ask him or herself in order to self-assess his or her writing in the use of the trait.
The Coaches…Our Bookbuilder book has two“coaches” to assist throughout thebook.The first coach, “Tina Trait,” helps toteach the traits to the students. Youwill click on Tina on the bottom left ofthe page that she appears to hear herspeak.The second coach, “Reminder Rob,”will provide tips and feedback in theuse of the 6 traits. Click to hear himspeak, as well.
The ADDIE Process & 6 TraitsThe ADDIE process is a model used in the instructional design and developmentprocess in the creation and evaluation of instruction. ADDIE is an acronym forAnalyze, Design, Develop, Implement, and Evaluate. Here is our the 6 Traits connectsto the ADDIE process…