Academic Standard

Write informative/explanatory texts, including the narration of historical events, scientific procedures/experiments, or technical processes.
Common Core State Standards
English Language Arts & Literacy
Grade range: 
11 to 12
Category = Text Types and Purposes
Elements within this Standard
Introduce a topic and 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
Use varied transitions and sentence structures 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;
Provide a concluding statement or section that follows from and supports the information or explanation provided (e.g., articulating
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Academic Activity/Task
Multiple content areas
Grades 6 - 12
Academic Unit
Career & Technical Education
Grades 9 - 12
Multiple content areas
Grades 11 - 12
Career & Technical Education
Grades 9 - 12