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    By Cheryl

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    I teach 5th grade and found a program called "Paragaph a week" through the writing area of this site. It is pretty structured. I teach using the 6 trait model for writing as well as the writing process. Students come to me with an awareness of the writing process which makes it a bit easier. I always feel I'm not doing enough writing in class. This program is set up to use as homework and involves the parents as well. I have used some of the prompts from the site and have also developed some of my own, particularly when I want the students to do some expository writing. I used the model for scoring and combined it with a six trait rubric to develop a model that works for me. I have been using this as part of a weekly homework packet and have seen improvement in students' writing skills. The input from parents has been great. Give it a look and see if it will work for you. It could also be used in the classroom.


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