Introduction to the Six Traits of Writing

Learn the features of high quality writing.

Overview

The Six Traits outlines a set of characteristics commonly featured in pieces of high quality writing. Knowing and recognising the traits supports teachers to analyse student drafts to plan meaningful and relevant lessons. The traits assist educators to identify the skills and content students must acquire to develop proficiency as a writer.

This webinar will provide an introduction to the traits and how they support the teaching of the writing process and strengthen writing instruction.

Participants will be introduced to:

  • the traits: ideas, organisation, voice, word choice, fluency, conventions
  • how the traits relate to the writing process
  • the importance of student reflection and self-monitoring

You will receive:

  • Webinar notes

Cost

$39 + GST

Should you attend?

This webinar is suitable for Teachers of Years 2-6.

Where and when?

See our webinar calendar for dates and times.