As the name suggests, this is a lesson on the six characteristics that make a good writer. This research reveals that all “good” writing has six key ingredients—ideas, organization, voice, word choice, sentence fluency, and conventions.
1. Overview Mrs. Seely’s Class
2. stays on topic ideas make sense narrow and specific “8 Ways to Add More” knowledge of topic include details and descriptions
3. pre-write ideas first beginning, middle, and end logical order transitions-For example, First, Then, Next, Finally, After that, Additionally
4. writer’s attitude about topic point of view connection between the reader and writer Create a mood for your audience. Ask yourself: Can the reader tell how I feel about the topic?
5. “wow” words strong action verbs Try using new words. Challenge yourself! specific words synonyms vivid sensory descriptions/imagery Ask yourself: Did I use words that describe the five senses?