Scholastic Professional Trait Crate Plus Kits, Grade 4 Item # 649162
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This kit from writing expert Ruth Culham gives you grade-perfect picture books and in-depth lessons to teach writing based on the following traits: ideas, organization, voice, word choice, sentence fluency and conventions. The digitally enhanced kit includes 6 picture books, a professional book on using mentor texts, 6 teaching guides, posters, stickers and web links to downloadable lesson resources and author videos.
- Trait Crate Plus features thoughtful and creative lessons that are ready-to-use.
- A companion website provides access to dozens of downloadable pages for students, video interviews with children’s authors and student-friendly scoring guides.
- Kit includes Ruth Culham's bestseller The Writing Thief, which takes a deep dive into the theory and practice of using mentor texts to teach the craft of writing.
- Trait Crate Plus uses fiction and nonfiction children's books as mentors. Grade 4 mentor texts include: Ideas: If Kids Ran the World, by Leo and Diane Dillon ; Organization: Who Would Win? Whale vs. Giant Squid, by Jerry Pallotta; Voice: Bugs in My Hair, by David Shannon Word Choice: The Three Little Pigs and the Somewhat Bad Wolf, by Mark Teague; Sentence Fluency: Steve Jobs: A True Book, by Josh Gregory; Conventions: Season of the Circle: A Native American Year, by Joseph Bruchac.
|age recommendation||9 years|
|educational content||language; reading; writing|
|size||5 1/4" x 13 7/16" x 10 1/4"|