Six Traits Basics for Grade Seven Through Grade Twelve

Marilou Jasnoch, Presenter (Calamus-Platte)

The Six Traits of Writing is at the core of Nebraska's strategy for improving student writing. Nebraska teachers want to feel comfortable and confident that they can bring trait-based writing instruction and assessment to their students. This session, specially designed for secondary teachers, will introduce the traits, model lessons (some infused with technology), provide strategies for struggling and proficient writers, and lesson ideas for advanced writers.

Five Point Rubrics:






Six Traits Packet 7-12


The Six Traits Grades 7-12 Presentation

Grades 7-12 Technology Ideas Link