Academic Standard

Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas and information clearly.
Initiative: 
Common Core State Standards
Framework: 
English Language Arts & Literacy
Type: 
Standard
Code: 
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.4.2
Grade range: 
4
Groupings:
Category = Text Types and Purposes
 
Elements within this Standard
 
Component
Introduce a topic clearly and group related information in paragraphs and sections; include formatting (e.g., headings), illustrations, and
Develop the topic with facts, definitions, concrete details, quotations, or other information and examples related to the topic.
Link ideas within categories of information using words and phrases (e.g., another, for example, also, because).
Use precise language and domain-specific vocabulary to inform about or explain the topic.
Provide a concluding statement or section related to the information or explanation presented.
 
 
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Academic Activity/Task
 
ELA / Literacy
Grades 504 - 505
 
ELA / Literacy
Grades 504 - 505