Creating Young Writers: Using the Six Traits to Enrich Writing Process in Primary Classrooms
Build young writers' competence and confidence with Vicki Spandel's 6-Trait approach! " "[A]n essential read for primary writing teachers everywhere! ... Show synopsis Build young writers' competence and confidence with Vicki Spandel's 6-Trait approach! " "[A]n essential read for primary writing teachers everywhere!" " --Wendy Ellis, Literacy Specialist, Arkansas State Department of Education "Creating Young Writers" is now packed with more activities, more strategies, more lesson plans, and a goldmine of resources that every new or veteran educator should have! Vicki Spandel's exploration of her powerful 6-trait approach will guide teachers in planning a successful elementary writing program that will help build strong writers from the very beginning! The treasured resource for fostering early writing skills just got better! Highlights more recommended books to use as mentor resources for every trait -including conventions! Expands teachers' understanding of how to respond positively to every writer's work. Encourages teachers who have not tried modeling with their students to do so with confidence. Offers positive assessment options for virtually ANY writer with revised continuums that focus on what beginning writers CAN do. Includes a study guide-oriented collection of discussion questions and challenging activities, perfect for a study group!