This essential time-saving resource is designed to help you provide high-quality writing instruction—whether you are new to the traits or have been applying them for years. Compiled by Ruth Culham, the expert in trait-based teaching, it contains over 50 reproducible forms for assessing writing, planning instruction, keeping records, communicating with parents and—most important—helping students in grades 6 to 8 write with conviction and confidence!
Divided into two sections, this essential resource includes forms for teachers and students, with clear guidelines on how and when to use each form—whether it be with individual students, small groups, or the whole class!
The teacher forms include: • Assessment Tools and Feedback Forms • Record-Keeping and Planning Forms • Home Communication Forms
The student forms include: • Forms for Drafting, Revising, and Editing • Self-Assessment Tools