We use the 6 traits extensively in our writing workshop in 6th grade.

Trait Name


  • Ideas

  • Voice

  • Word Choice

  • Organization

  • Sentence Fluency

  • Conventions

Check out the great Power Point: if you are not clear on what the 6-Traits of writing are and/or you want more information about them.

For a more in depth explanation of the traits go HERE.