Academic Standard: Grade

9th & 10th Grade
Common Core State Standards
English Language Arts & Literacy
Grade range: 
9 to 10
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.
Develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, editing, rewriting, or trying a new approach, focusing on addressing what is
Use technology, including the Internet, to produce, publish, and update individual or shared writing products, taking advantage of
Conduct short as well as more sustained research projects to answer a question (including a self-generated question) or solve a problem; narrow
Gather relevant information from multiple authoritative print and digital sources, using advanced searches effectively; assess the usefulness of
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