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6-Traits Resources: Teaching Voice to Primary Students by Margaret McKanna

6-Traits Resources: Teaching Voice to Primary Students by Margaret McKanna | college and career ready | Scoop.it

When it comes to effective teaching and learning, my inclination is to keep it whole. This is especially true in areas of literacy for students whose skills are still developing. Vicki Spandel asks the question:"So why do we study the traits if they're all part of a whole?' and then she answers: "Concentrating on a particular trait helps us see writing through a certain window...helps us appreciate how that trait connects us to others


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Dennis T OConnor's curator insight, August 4, 2013 11:01 PM

Here's a terrific piece on voice from a great teacher Margaret McKanna. Margaret is a recent student in my online class: Teaching and Accessing Writing with the Six Traits. 

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Teaching Writing in the Disciplines

Teaching Writing in the Disciplines | college and career ready | Scoop.it
Megan Fulwiler, Associate
Professor of English, discussed the history and Theory of Writing in the
disciplines. In the 1980s the Writing Across the Curriculum Movement (WAC)
began as a way to ge...

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Wordplay: Helping Writers Become Authors: 10 Tips for Beginning Writers

Wordplay: Helping Writers Become Authors: 10 Tips for Beginning Writers | college and career ready | Scoop.it
Ten things you should know before you decide you want to be a writer.
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