Our website, Six Trait Gurus,  is dedicated to providing you with the most up to date information on trait-based writing instruction and assessment. Look for new products, reviews of terrific books (From the Bookshelf), and answers to questions teachers often ask. Turn your students into writing experts by letting us be your online resource for—

  • Teaching traits effectively
  • Using rubrics wisely—or writing your own
  • Linking reading and writing
  • Teaching traits in the context of writing process—and writing workshop
  • Preparing students for on-demand assessment
  • Keeping writing instruction authentic
  • Finding practical products that work in the classroom

Through six-trait instruction, your students can take ownership of their writing process—and knock your socks off with their revision skill.