The Trait Crate® Grade 8

The Trait Crate® Grade 8

Mentor Texts, Model Lessons, and More to Teach Writing With the 6 Traits

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Item #: NTS531864
ISBN13: 9780545318648
Format: Boxed Set
Pages: 0 pages
Dimensions: 13.4' x 5.2' x 10.1'
Grades: 8



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In this amazing kit, writing expert Ruth Culham gives you grade-perfect mentor texts with in-depth lessons to help you teach the traits of writing—ideas, organization, voice, word choice, sentence fluency, and conventions. The eighth-grade version includes:
• 6 mentor texts: The Dinosaurs of Waterhouse Dinkins by Barbara Kerley; The Black Diamond by Patricia C. and Fredrick McKissack; Samir and Yonatan by Daniella Carmi; Do You Read Me? by Diane Webber; The Iceberg Hermit by Arthur Roth; Wings by Christopher Myers
• 6 16-page teaching guides, each with four model lessons, student reproducibles, a scoring rubric, and extension activities
• A CD with mentor-text passages, whiteboard activities, and student reproducibles
• 6 teaching posters perfect for middle school

Add to this Culham's best-selling professional book, Using Mentor 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 trade books
• 6 teaching guides
• CD
• professional book, posters, stickers, file folders


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