6-Trait Overview for this Lesson:
The focus trait in this assignment is word choice; the writer’s goal is to take risks with poetic language. In choosing thoughtful and descriptive words, the writing (and their chosen object) will come alive for the reader. The support trait in this assignment is voice because the writer will capture through figurative language a sense of who they are and where they are from.
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Because of the quality of its resources and ideas, this WritingFix lesson was selected by the Northern Nevada Writing Project as March 2010's Writing Lesson of the Month. It was e-mailed to thousands of teachers who are members of the NNWP's Writing Lesson of the Month Teacher Network.
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