6 +1 Trait Writing

Biography Maker
This site helps younger writers through the process of writing a biography. It encourages use of the 6-Trait approach.

Creating a Six-Traits +1 Metaphor
To help them remember the traits, students produce creative metaphors involving each trait. This document requires Adobe Reader or compatible application for access.

Six Trait Analytic Writing Model
A collection of links to explanations, examples, and lesson ideas.

Six-Trait Downloads
To help introduce the six traits, download and use these posters, available in both MS-Word and PDF format.

Writing Fix and the 6+1 Traits
Scroll down to find definitions and resources for each trait.

WritingFix's Bibliography
An extensive list of mentor texts and writing activities. Each activity addresses 2 of the 6 traits.