The Trait Crate: Mentor Texts, Model Lessons, and More to Teach Writing with the 6 Traits: Grade 8

In these amazing kits, writing expert Ruth Culham gives you grade-perfect mentor texts with in-depth lessons to help you teach the traits of writing ideas, organization, voice, word choice, sentence fluency, and conventions.Each kit includes: 6 mentor texts 6 16-page teaching guides, each with four model lessons, student reproducibles, a scoring rubric, and extension activities A CD with mentor-text passages, passages, student reproducibles, and scoring guides. 6 teaching posters perfect for middle school Add to this Culham's best-selling professional book, Using Mentor Texts to Teach Writing With the Traits, and color-coded stickers, and you've got a complete resource for teaching with the traits. Best of all, these materials are organized in a sturdy box with hanging folders -- one for each trait-for easy, expandable storage that will accommodate traitbased lesson materials for years to come.8th Grade Mentor Texts: The Dinosaurs of Waterhouse Hawkins by Barbara Kerley Black Diamond by Patricia C. and Fredrick McKissack Samir and Yonatan by Daniella Carmi Do You Read Me? by Diane Webber The Iceberg Hermit by Arthur Roth Wings by Christopher Myers