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 writing ideas, organization, voice, word choice, sentence fluency, and conventions. The fifth-grade version includes
* 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
* Six 16-page teaching guides, each with a step-by-step model lesson, graphic organizers, a scoring rubric, and extension activities;
* 12 transparencies; and
* 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 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 trait-based lesson materials for years to come.