In this amazing kit, writing expert Ruth Culham gives you grade-perfect picture books with in-depth lessons to help you teach the traits of writingÂideas, organization, voice, word choice, sentence fluency, and conventions. The fifth-grade version includes Â 6 picture books: Nothing Ever Happens on 90th Street; A. Lincoln and Me; Dear Mrs. LaRue; Blood & Gore Like You've Never Seen!; Black Cat; and Francine Fribble, Proofreading Policewoman Â Six 16-page teaching guides, each with a step-by-step model lesson, graphic organizers, a scoring rubric, and extension activities; Â 12 transparencies; and Â 6 colorful teaching posters. Add to this Culham's best-selling professional book, Using Picture Books to Teach Writing With the Traits, and color-coded stickers, and youÂve got a complete resource for teaching with the traits. Best of all, these materials are organized in a sturdy box with hanging foldersÂone for each traitÂfor easy, expandable storage that will accommodate trait-based lesson materials for years to come. For use with Grade 5.