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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), acknowledge alternate or opposing claims, and organize the reasons and evidence logically.
Text Types and Purposes: Support claim(s) with logical reasoning and relevant evidence, using accurate, credible sources and demonstrating an understanding of the topic or text.
Text Types and Purposes: Use words, phrases, and clauses to create cohesion and clarify the relationships among claim(s), reasons, and evidence.
Text Types and Purposes: Establish and maintain a formal style.
Text Types and Purposes: Provide a concluding statement or section that follows from and supports 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: Develop the topic with relevant facts, definitions, concrete details, quotations, or other information and examples.
Text Types and Purposes: Use appropriate transitions to create cohesion and clarify the relationships among ideas and concepts.