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CCSS.ELA-Literacy.WHST.6-8.2 - Write informative/explanatory texts, including the narration of historical events, scientific procedures/ experiments, or technical processes.


CCSS.ELA-Literacy.WHST.6-8.2.a - Introduce a topic clearly, previewing what is to follow; organize ideas, concepts, and information into broader categories as appropriate to achieving purpose; include formatting (e.g., headings), graphics (e.g., charts, tables), and multimedia when useful to aiding comprehension.


CCSS.ELA-Literacy.WHST.6-8.2.b - Develop the topic with relevant, well-chosen facts, definitions, concrete details, quotations, or other information and examples.


CCSS.ELA-Literacy.WHST.6-8.2.c - Use appropriate and varied transitions to create cohesion and clarify the relationships among ideas and concepts.


CCSS.ELA-Literacy.WHST.6-8.2.d - Use precise language and domain-specific vocabulary to inform about or explain the topic.


CCSS.ELA-Literacy.WHST.6-8.2.e - Establish and maintain a formal style and objective tone.


CCSS.ELA-Literacy.WHST.6-8.2.f - Provide a concluding statement or section that follows from and supports the information or explanation presented.

Authors: National Governors Association Center for Best Practices, Council of Chief State School Officers

Title: CCSS.ELA-Literacy.WHST.6-8.2 Write Informative/explanatory Texts, Including The Narration Of Historical... Writing in History/Social Studies, Science, and Technical Subjects - 6th-8th Grade English Language Arts Common Core State Standards

Publisher: National Governors Association Center for Best Practices, Council of Chief State School Officers, Washington D.C.

Copyright Date: 2010

(Page last edited 10/08/2017)

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