6 Traits of Writing
Persuasive
Expository
Narrative
What Could It Be?
100
What is the symbol for Ideas?

Lightbulb

100

What is persuasive writing?

Persuasive writing is used to convince or persuade the reader that the writer’s opinion or a topic or cause is correct

100

Define expository writing

Any writing that informs the reader.

100

Define Narrative Writing

Any writing that tells a story

100

Define Topic Sentence

The topic sentence tells the reader what the paragraph is going to be about, but doesn't give specific details.

200

The phone is the symbol of what trait?

Sentence Fluency

200

What is non-fiction?

A story about a real person or event

200

Define Citation

A citation is a quote from or a reference to another person or piece of work.

200

True or false: Writing your rough draft is a part of the prewriting stage?

False: 

Prewriting is everything you do BEFORE you ever start writing your story.

A draft is actually writing your paper. You might have one draft or you might have many drafts.

200

Which side of the paper do the three holes belong on when you write?

The left side
300

Which trait do "purple" words belong in?

Word Choice

300

Name two places you can find persuasive writing everyday

Newspapers

Magazines

Advertisments

Some text messages

Debates

Sales Ads

300

True or False: 

Expository writing always has a resolution

False


300

Define Plot

Plot is the chain of connected events that make up a narrative

300

Name two benefits of journaling

It is a way to release your emotions

It is a way to keep track of important events that happen to you

It can help you improve your writing

It inspires creativity and deeper thinking

etc.

400

What are Conventions?

The correct use of spelling, grammar, punctuation, capitalization, etc. 

400

Define Claim and Counterclaim

Claim is the main argument

Counterclaim is the opposite argument

400

Name 3 examples of expository writing

Non-fiction books

Newspapers/Magazines

Textbooks

Some text messages

Directions/recipes

400
True or False:


1st person narrator is the outside reader telling the story

False

1st person narrator is the character in the story telling it as it happens.

400

True or False:

There are five topic sentences in a five paragraph essay

True.

Every paragraph is made up of a topic sentence, at least three detail sentences, and a closing sentence.

500

Name the 6 traits of writing

Ideas                 Word Choice

Voice                 Sentence Fluency

Organization       Conventions

500

What is the difference between persuasive writing and argumentative writing?

Persuasive is more opinion based, while argumentative has evidence and research.

500

Name a career you can go into if you enjoy expository writing

Journalist (print and broadcast)

Author

Teacher

Lawyer

Scientist

Etc.


500

What are the five story elements?

Characters

Plot

Setting

Conflict

Resolution

500

What are two things that Mrs. Vance loves?

Hot Coffee

Her students

Harry Potter

Iced Coffee

Her niece and nephew (Oliver and Sloan)

Writing/Reading

All the coffee

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