The student will write for a variety of purposes: to describe, to inform, to entertain, to explain, and to persuade. a) Identify intended audience. b) Use a variety of prewriting strategies. c) Organize information to convey a central idea. d) Write a clear topic sentence focusing on the main idea. e) Write multiparagraph compositions. f) Use precise and descriptive vocabulary to create tone and voice. g) Vary sentence structure by using transition words. h) Revise for clarity of content using specific vocabulary and information. i) Include supporting details that elaborate the main idea.
recognize different modes of writing have different patterns of organization