6-Trait Overview for this Lesson:
The focus trait in this writing assignment is word choice;
the writer’s goal is to “show” his love through the specific words he chooses, through sensory words and imagery. The support trait in this assignment is organization;
the writer will make discoveries about structure as he/she follows the model in Barbara Joosse’s book.
Recipient of the NNWP's
Excellent Writing Lesson Award:
Because of the quality of its resources and ideas, this WritingFix lesson was selected by the Northern Nevada Writing Project as May 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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