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6 traits


ideas The heart of the message; The content of the piece
organization the internal structure of a piece of writing, the thread of the central meaning
voice the heart and soul, the magic, the wit, along with the feeling and personality of the individual writer coming through
word choice the use of rich, colorful, precise language that moves and enlightens the reader
sentence fluency the rhythym and flow of the language, the sound of the word patterns, the way the writing plays to the ear
conventions the mechanical correctnessof the piece- spelling, grammar, and usage, paragraphing, use of capitals, and punctuation
Presentation it is the form and layout of the text and its readability: the piece should be pleasing to the eye
Created by: grockenfield