11s 6 traits intro

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  • Learning to Write Good

    How to know what you rock at and what you dont so much rock at

    Well

  • WRITING IS HARD TO MEASURE

  • Writing should adapt to your

    audience

  • How to evaluate your own writing

  • 6 Traits + 1IdeasVoice Sentence Fluency

    Word Choice

    Organization Conventions

  • Ideas

    How do you use specific details and elaborate on your general comments?

    I am hopeless with directions. Yesterday, I got

    lost on the way to the refrigerator and had to text my little sister to

    rescue me.

  • Voice

    How does your writing create the impression of a unique human being?

    What kind of person chows down on 3 donuts, 4-day old bacon and the last dregs of grapefruit

    juice and calls it dinner?

  • Organization

    How does your writing create the impression of a unique human being?

    What kind of person chows down on 3 donuts, 4-day old bacon and the last dregs of grapefruit

    juice and calls it dinner?

  • Word Choice

    How do you choose the correct word or the surprising word to convey meaning?

    Sometimes, I get so angry at my cats I want

    to defenestrate them.

  • Word Choice

    How do you choose the correct word or the surprising word to convey meaning?

    Sometimes, I get so angry at my cats I want

    to defenestrate them.

  • Sentence Fluency

    How do you organize, vary, and construct your sentences?

    Even though I am over 40-years old, I still, embarassingly, find

    myself thinking that my dad is going to fix things

    when they break.

  • Conventions

    How do you use correct grammar and writing mechanics to make your writing clear?

    I know how to spell the word achieve but

    surprise, for some reason, still eludes

    me.

  • Using your writing as a model, take the 6 traits and give yourseld a grade

    from 1-10.

    For each trait, write a short sentence that explains your strength and what

    you need to work on