Six Traits vs Domains

Six Traits vs Domains

 

In Southern Lehigh School District we use the Six Trait Model for teaching writing.  We also score according to the Six Trait Model.  The State of Pennsylvania uses the Domain Model for scoring the PSSA.  Below is the correlation between the Six Trait Model and the Domain Model.

 

 

 

Six Traits

Domains

Ideas and Content

Focus and Content Development

Organization

Organization

Voice

Style

Word Choice

Style

Sentence Fluency

Style

Conventions

Conventions