Academic Standard: Grade

6th, 7th, & 8th Grade
Common Core State Standards
English Language Arts & Literacy
Grade range: 
6 to 8
Elements within this Grade
Write arguments focused on discipline-specific content.
Write informative/explanatory texts, including the narration of historical events, scientific procedures/ experiments, or technical processes.
(See note; not applicable as a separate requirement)
Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.
With some guidance and support from peers and adults, develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, editing, rewriting, or
Use technology, including the Internet, to produce and publish writing and present the relationships between information and ideas clearly and
Conduct short research projects to answer a question (including a self-generated question), drawing on several sources and generating additional
Gather relevant information from multiple print and digital sources, using search terms effectively; assess the credibility and accuracy of each
Draw evidence from informational texts to support analysis, reflection, and research.
Write routinely over extended time frames (time for reflection and revision) and shorter time frames (a single sitting or a day or two) for a