Item #713267

Scholastic Professional Trait Crate Plus Kits, Grade K

Item #713267


    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. Kindergarten mentor texts include: Ideas: Worms for Lunch?, by Leonid Gore
    • Organization: Mouse at Night, by Nancy Christensen Hall
    • Voice: Hiding Phil, by Eric Barclay
    • Word Choice: The Great Gracie Chase, by Cynthia Rylant and Mark Teague
    • Sentence Fluency: The Deep Blue Sea: A Book of Colors, by Audrey and Bruce Wood
    • Conventions: Monday Is One Day, by Arthur A. Levine.
    Item #713267
    Manufacturer #9781338030464
    recommended grade levelKindergarten
    Educational ThemeLanguage; Reading
    Recommended Age GroupChild
    common coreNo
    acid freeNo
    Product LineProfessional Trait Crate Plus Kits3014703
    brand nameScholastic
    manufacturerSCHOLASTIC INC
    Product TypeText Book
    TypeText Book