Authors A-Z: Ruth Culham
Ruth Culham
Culham Writing Company
Ruth Culham, Ed.D., is the president of The Culham Writing Company and former Unit Manager of the Assessment Program at Northwest Regional Educational Laboratory in Portland, Oregon. She is the recognized expert in the traits of the writing assessment field . . .    » See Full Bio
In just one-and-a-half years, our district has experienced remarkable improvement in both instruction and student writing. The 6 + 1 TRAIT model gave us the essential elements needed for long-term systemic change . . .
—Louise L. Cleveland,
Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum and Instruction,
Harrison School District, NY

Bring Ruth Culham's
6+1 Traits of Writing Model to Life!


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» Inside the Writing Traits Classroom (Grades K-2)
» Sample Clips

» Traits of Writing for the Primary Grades (Grades K-2)
» Sample Clips

» Traits of Writing (Grades 3-5)
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Additional Resources for Ruth Culham
NEW from Ruth Culham

100 Trait-Specific Comments: Middle School

100 Trait-Specific Comments: Middle School » Buy Now
In this guide, Ruth Culham provides 100 trait-specific comments that address essential writing skills. The comments are correlated to the all-new middle school scoring guides, according to six performance levels–rudimentary, emerging, developing, refining, strong, and exceptional–making it easy to pinpoint areas of need and target instruction.
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