These sites provide teaching resources for teachers on implementing a shared writing approach as well as model writing in the classroom. There is information on techniques, lesson plans, and student work samples. There is also a link to eThemes resources on Writing: 6 + 1 Writing Traits.
The 6 + 1 Writing Traits Model gives students and teachers a common language for talking about writing. The following sites have definitions, descriptions, rubrics, and exercises to help students become familiar with the characteristics of good writing. There are many interactive features so students can practice their own writing and learn how to evaluate effectively. There are video clips, prompts, activates, and examples of writing at different levels of accomplishment, as well as eThemes Resources on grammar, narrative, and text structure.