In this amazing kit, writing expert Ruth Culham gives you grade-perfect picture books with in-depth lessons to help you teach the traits of writing—ideas, organization, voice, word choice, sentence fluency, and conventions. The fourth-grade version includes • 6 picture books: A Bad Case of Stripes; The Mud Pony; Wolf!; My Mama Had a Dancing Heart; Come On, Rain!; When Comma Came to Town • Six 16-page teaching guides, each with a step-by-step model lesson, graphic organizers, a scoring rubric, and extension activities; • 12 transparencies; and • 6 colorful teaching posters. Add to this Culham's best-selling professional book, Using Picture Books to Teach Writing With the Traits, and color-coded stickers, and you’ve got a complete resource for teaching with the traits. Best of all, these materials are organized in a sturdy box with hanging folders—one for each trait—for easy, expandable storage that will accommodate trait-based lesson materials for years to come.
Includes: • 6 picture books • 6 16-page teaching guides • 6 posters—one per trait • 12 teaching transparencies • 120 Stickers • 6 expandable folders—one per trait • Plus a professional book: Using Picture Books to Teach Writing With the Traits