I love your 6 traits ideas. In my case I teach in Puerto Rico public schools. Many of my third and fourth graders are still struggling with their writing skills.Although I don't have a lot of time to teach good writing I still do it.
So I can use these wonderful ideas. Just like you I always tell my students they can be young authors. I have many great writing ideas to share with you. Such as walking into the classroom, giving every student a letter they write a word with that letter and then write something about that word. I encourage them to use the letter and write about a favorite subject, use details, describing words and illustrations.
Thank you for that great writing idea and I am going to try that out with my students. It is so nice to hear from teachers all around the world and have so many connections with them. I am glad that you will be able to use some of the ideas in my post for your young writers. Please continue to share some of your other wonderful writing activities!
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