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Text Types and Purposes: Write arguments to support claims with clear reasons and relevant evidence.
Range of Writing: Write routinely over extended time frames (time for research, reflection, and revision) and shorter time frames (a single sitting or a day or two) for a range of discipline-specific tasks, purposes, and audiences.
Text Types and Purposes: Introduce claim(s) and organize the reasons and evidence clearly.
Text Types and Purposes: Support claim(s) with clear reasons and relevant evidence, using credible sources and demonstrating an understanding of the topic or text.
Text Types and Purposes: Use words, phrases, and clauses to clarify the relationships among claim(s) and reasons.
Text Types and Purposes: Establish and maintain a formal style.
Text Types and Purposes: Provide a concluding statement or section that follows from the argument presented.
Text Types and Purposes: Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas, concepts, and information through the selection, organization, and analysis of relevant content.
Text Types and Purposes: Introduce a topic; organize ideas, concepts, and information, using strategies such as definition, classification, comparison/contrast, and cause/effect; include formatting (e.g., headings), graphics (e.g., charts, tables), and multimedia when useful to aiding comprehension.