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13 November 2006

6 1 Trait® Writing Prompts PDF

Thirty-three page pdf guide of various writing prompts organized by grade clusters to help students on state writing assesments.

Writing Prompts

6 1 Trait® Writing (Dimensions fo Writing) The best prompts are the ones that spark a personal connection between the writer and their ideas. Provided here are some generic writing prompts to get you started, but you will also find some tips on how to write your own prompts. These self-written prompts will offer better starting blocks for your students than the generic prompts because they spring from the immediacy of their lives. Includes prompts for narrative, expository, and persuasive.

6 1 Trait Writing Lesson Plan Database

NWREL has compiled this vast array of lesson plans that any teacher for any grade level will find useful. Organized around the 6 +traits of writing (similar to the Dimensions of Writing). Search by trait and and grade level.

05 November 2006

Two-Minute Mystery Writing Club

This project is meant to take a bit of the mystery out of mystery writing. Classes who register are invited to submit short "Two-Minute Mysteries" similar to the ones authored by Donald Sobol. They will challenge others to exert their sleuthing skills to solve them. MUST REGISTER by Nov-Dec 2006 . Work beging week of January 8th. Lasts 2 weeks