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Text Types and Purposes: Use precise language and domain-specific vocabulary to inform about or explain the topic.
Text Types and Purposes: Establish and maintain a formal style and objective tone.
Text Types and Purposes: Provide a concluding statement or section that follows from and supports the information or explanation presented.
Production and Distribution of Writing: Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.
Production and Distribution of Writing: Use technology, including the Internet, to produce and publish writing and present the relationships between information and ideas clearly and efficiently.
Research to Build and Present Knowledge: Conduct short research projects to answer a question (including a self-generated question), drawing on several sources and generating additional related, focused questions that allow for multiple avenues of exploration.
Research to Build and Present Knowledge: Gather relevant information from multiple print and digital sources, using search terms effectively; assess the credibility and accuracy of each source; and quote or paraphrase the data and conclusions of others while avoiding plagiarism and following a standard format for citation.
Research to Build and Present Knowledge: Draw evidence from informational texts to support analysis reflection, and research.
Text Types and Purposes: Write arguments focused on discipline-specific content.