Academic Standard

Write informative/explanatory texts to examine and convey complex ideas, concepts, and information clearly and accurately through the effective selection, organization, and analysis of content.
Initiative: 
Common Core State Standards
Framework: 
English Language Arts & Literacy
Type: 
Standard
Code: 
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.11-12.2
Grade range: 
11 to 12
Groupings:
Category = Text Types and Purposes
 
Elements within this Standard
 
Component
Introduce a topic; organize complex ideas, concepts, and information so that each new element builds on that which precedes it to create a
Develop the topic thoroughly by selecting the most significant and relevant facts, extended definitions, concrete details, quotations, or other
Use appropriate and varied transitions and syntax to link the major sections of the text, create cohesion, and clarify the relationships among
Use precise language, domain-specific vocabulary, and techniques such as metaphor, simile, and analogy to manage the complexity of the topic.
Establish and maintain a formal style and objective tone while attending to the norms and conventions of the discipline in which they are writing.
Provide a concluding statement or section that follows from and supports the information or explanation presented (e.g., articulating
 
 
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