Finer grained standards that are part of this one
Establish and maintain a style appropriate to the writing task.
Provide a concluding statement or section that explains the significance of the information presented.
Use precise language and content-specific vocabulary to explain a topic.
Introduce a topic clearly, previewing what is to follow; organize ideas, concepts, and information, using strategies such as definition, classification, comparison/contrast, and cause/effect.
Develop a topic with relevant facts, definitions, concrete details, quotations, or other information and examples; include formatting, graphics, and multimedia when useful to aid comprehension.
Use appropriate transitions to create cohesion and clarify the relationships among ideas and concepts.