Standards with the same topic and subject but for other grades
Introduce a topic; organize complex ideas, concepts, and information to make important connections and distinctions.
Provide a concluding statement or section that follows from and supports the argument presented.
Provide a concluding statement or section that follows from and supports the information or explanation presented (e.g., articulating implications or the significance of the topic).
Provide an ending that follows from and reflects on what is experienced, observed, or resolved over the course of the narrative.
Introduce precise claim(s), distinguish the claim(s) from alternate or opposing claims, and create an organization that establishes clear relationships among claim(s), counterclaims, reasons, and evidence.
Engage and orient the reader by setting out a problem, situation, or observation, establishing one or multiple point(s) of view, and introducing a narrator and/or characters.
Create a smooth progression of experiences or events.