Writing Workshop

 

We are continuing writer's workshop with our study of Ideas, one of the Six Traits of Writing.  For more information on the Six Traits of Writing, visit the link on this page.

Strategies Good Writers Use:

Set a purpose for your writing

Focus on your audience

List or draw your main Idea

Organize your ideas so that they make sense

Use your own personal voice

Choose EXACT VIVID Words

Use a variety of effective sentences

Elaborate with facts and details

Proofread to check for errors

Traits

Definition

Good Writers ask…

Ideas

Good writers include a clear, focused well-defined topic and all the details needed to bring the topic to life.

Is my writing clear and focused?

Is there a mai