View Sample Pages 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 second-grade version includes: • 6 high-interest picture books hand selected for each trait: Tulip Sees America, A Busy Year, Alice the Fairy, The Best Class Picture Ever!, Dizzy, Chameleon! • 6 teaching guides filled with step-by-step lessons, graphic organizers, a scoring guide, and extension activities • Sing-along Trait Songs, a music CD containing lively, trait-specific songs to share with your students. Includes a “bonus track” on presentation. • 6 full-color 17” x 22” posters contain lyrics to the songs on the CD • Color-coded stickers for organizing classroom libraries and teaching materials • Using Picture Books to Teach Writing With the Traits: K-2, 112-page resource containing 18 step-by-step lessons and 150 annotations of new and classic books, organized by trait What's more, each crate comes with hanging folders—one for each trait—for easy, expandable storage for years to come.
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