Reading/Writing Connection

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Research shows a strong correlation between reading and writing. Below are resources to help you with integration.

What is the connection between the six traits and reading? (List created by participants of the Technology and Integration Workshop, October 10, 2007)

6 Trait Reading


Main Idea and Supporting Details

Organization Text Structure (description, sequence, cause/effect, compare/contrast, and problem/solution)


Text types, persuasive reading, character development in narrative text

Word Choice

Figurative language, utilizing resources, visualization, and context clues

Sentence Fluency

Fluency, grammar
Conventions Phonics, structural analysis, grammar