Sunday, May 19, 2019

6+ Traits of Writing: Sayre’s Books as Models

Sayre’s Books As Models For Teaching The 6 + Traits of Writing    
Ideas (details, development, focus) Trout Are Made of Trees     

Stars Beneath Your Bed: the Surprising Story of Dust

Secrets of Sound: Studying the Calls of Whales, Elephants, and Birds

Ocean, Coral Reef, and other in the “Exploring Earth’s Biomes” series

Organization (internal structure) Vulture View     

Trout Are Made of Trees

Home At Last: a Song of Migration

Secrets of Sound: Studying the Calls of Whales, Elephants, and Birds

Ocean, Coral Reef, and other in the “Exploring Earth’s Biomes” series

Voice (tone, style, purpose, audience) Trout Are Made of Trees     

The Bumblebee Queen

If You Should Hear a Honey Guide

Army Ant Parade

Dig, Wait, Listen: a Desert Toad’s Tale

Word Choice (precise language and phrasing) Vulture View     

The Bumblebee Queen

Stars Beneath Your Bed

Dig, Wait, Listen: a Desert Toad’s Tale

Shadows

Secrets of Sound: Studying the Calls of Whales, Elephants, and Birds

Sentence Fluency (rhythm, cadence) Vulture View     

Bird, Bird, Bird: a Chirping Chant

Home At Last: a Song of Migration

Trout, Trout, Trout: a Fish Chant

Ant, Ant, Ant: An Insect Chant

Shadows

Conventions (mechanical correctness) any
Presentation (handwriting, formatting, layout) The Bumblebee QueenTrout, Trout, Trout: a Fish Chant     

One Is a Snail, Ten Is a Crab (Great for pagination.)

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