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Text Types and Purposes: Write informative/explanatory texts, including the narration of historical events, scientific procedures/ experiments, or technical processes.
Text Types and Purposes: Develop the topic with relevant, well-chosen facts, definitions, concrete details, quotations, or other information and examples.
Text Types and Purposes: Use appropriate and varied transitions to create cohesion and clarify the relationships among ideas and concepts.
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: With some guidance and support from peers and adults, develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, editing, rewriting, or trying a new approach, focusing on how well purpose and audience have been addressed.
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.