Using Picture Books To Teach Writing with The TraitsGood teachers have long recognized the power of using picture books as models of good writing. In this essential resource, the authors have organized by trait more than 150 annotations of new and classic books that will inspire powerful writing. The short, focused, and tightly woven text mirrors the kind of writing the authors want their students to learn. Includes 18 step-by-step, trait-focused lessons based on specific books interspersed throughout. Reference Book Type: Teacher's Guide; Subjects: Writing; Age Recommendation: Grades K-2.