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Daily 6-Trait Writing Grade 3
Daily 6-Trait Writing Grade 3

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Daily 6-Trait Writing
Help your child develop writing skills using daily lessons that fit into every language arts program. Are you familiar with trait writing? Trait-based writing is an impressive method educators have developed to determine if a child's writing is skilled or not.

The six traits or characteristics that shape quality writing are content; organization; word choice; sentence fluency; voice; and conventions, which include grammar, spelling, and mechanics. It may sound ominous, but Daily 6-Trait Writing has made it effortless.

With 125 dynamic writing lessons, Daily 6-Trait Writing will provide your child practice and instruction concerning all the skills essential to becoming a competent writer. Research proves that a solid understanding of the six traits of writing improves a child's ability to write successfully, and just fifteen minutes or less a day is all it will take. Daily 6-Trait Writing is correlated to state standards for educators, with a dash of fun for our apprentice writers.

Twenty-five weeks of instruction cover the following trait-based writing skills:

Week 1: Choosing a Strong Idea
Week 2: Writing a Topic Sentence
Week 3: Using the 5 Ws to Add Details
Week 4: Adding More Details
Week 5: Sticking to Your Topic

Week 1: Beginning, Middle, and End
Week 2: Putting Things in the Right Order
Week 3: Grouping Together Ideas and Details
Week 4: Grouping by How Things Are Alike or Different
Week 5: Choosing Which Way to Organize Your Writing

Word Choice
Week 1: Choosing Strong Verbs and Adverbs
Week 2: Choosing Colorful Adjectives
Week 3: Telling Exactly Who or What
Week 4: Using Creative Language
Week 5: Getting the Reader's Attention

Sentence Fluency
Week 1: Writing Strong Sentences
Week 2: Revising Run-on Sentences
Week 3: Combining Sentences with "and," "but," and "or"
Week 4: More Ways to Combine Sentences
Week 5: Writing a Smooth Paragraph

Week 1: Examining Different Writing Styles
Week 2: Using Formal and Informal Language
Week 3: Creating a Mood
Week 4: Writing from Different Points of View
Week 5: Developing Your Own Voice

Another outstanding component of Timberdoodle's 2017 Third-Grade Curriculum Kit!
Flip through the first twenty pages of Daily 6-Trait Writing Grade 3

Publisher's Information
Pages: 160
Binding: Paperback
Copyright: 2008
ISBN: 9781596732971
Publisher: Evan-Moor
Made In: USA
Consumable: Yes
Reproducible: Yes
Faith-Based: No

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Daily 6-Trait Writing, Grade 3 January 16, 2017
Reviewer: Jude, age 10 from Wyoming  
I have dysgraphia. Writing doesn't come easy to me, but my mom uses this with all of us. The lessons are short, and don't overwhelm me. My mom can see improvement with each unit! I wish that it had more worksheet pages.

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Daily 6 Trait Writing- Grade 3 May 21, 2014
Reviewer: Tracy O.  
This book is exactly what we need in our school room! My kids needed to have something to enhance their writing skills without being overwhelmed with lengthy essays to write. What a gift!

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Love it! December 31, 2013
Reviewer: Katie W.  
I love this product! Love the day to day projects so its not to much in one day! Love how it gives the kids a way to be creative and use there own stuff along with the teaching tools to write better. Love that it helps parents to teach in an easy way! Thanks for a great product!

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Liked this so much, I bought it again! October 30, 2012
Reviewer: Blessed with 5  
I use this product daily with my daughter. This is the first year she is homeschooling and Daily 5 trait writing has been a blessing. As with my other children, there was very little writing instruction in school. Although they can write complete sentences, they cannot put them together to form a good paragraph. This product is helping her to learn that process in a way that is not overwhelming her. On the 5th day of the week, she does the writing prompt in a journal where she can draw an illustration to go along with the topic. It is working so well that I have ordered the 6th grade edition for my 7th grader to use to help him gain confidence in writing. The only suggestion I would make is to put the teaching pages in the back so they can be removed.

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Engaging Basics May 31, 2012
Reviewer: alotofgewgaws  
I wish that I had started this program in 3rd grade with my other kids. My 3rd grader has almost finished this book. At the beginning of the school year, he was in tears when I showed him the book and he saw the word writing. Now, he is actually beginning to enjoy writing. His skills have improved and he understands how to construct a good sentence, paragraph, and story. The lessons are short, which he likes. I like that he is learning material geared toward his age. I also like that there are instructional sheets throughout the book detailing how to teach each page.

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