Academic Standard

Write informative/explanatory texts to analyze and convey complex ideas, concepts, and information clearly and accurately through the effective selection and organization of content.
Tennessee State Standards
English/Language Arts
Grade range: 
No grade range
Cornerstone = Write informative/explanatory texts to examine and convey complex ideas and information clearly and accurately through the effective selection, organization, and analysis of...
Elements within this Standard
Provide an introduction that is relevant to the rest of the text and effectively engages the audience.
Organize ideas to create cohesion and clarify relationships among ideas and concepts, including but not limited to use of appropriate and varied
Develop the topic with well-chosen, relevant, and sufficient facts, extended definitions, concrete details, quotations, or other information and
Provide a concluding statement or section that follows from and supports the information or explanation presented.
Use appropriate formatting, graphics, and multimedia to aid comprehension.
Use precise language and domain-specific vocabulary to manage the complexity of the topic.
Establish and maintain a formal style and objective tone.
Resources aligned with this Standard
Alignment of items to this academic standard is based on recommendations from content creators, resource curators, and visitors to this website. It is the responsibility of each educator to verify that the materials are appropriate for your content area, aligned to current academic standards, and will be beneficial to your specific students.
Academic Unit
ELA / Literacy
Grades 9 - 10
ELA / Literacy
Grades 9 - 10
ELA / Literacy
Grades 9 - 10