The student will write in a variety of forms, including narration, exposition, persuasion, and informational. a) Identify intended audience. b) Use prewriting strategies to generate and organize ideas. c) Distinguish between a thesis statement and a topic sentence. d) Organize details to elaborate the central idea and provide unity. e) Select specific vocabulary and information for audience and purpose. f) Use interview quotations as evidence. g) Revise writing for clarity of content, word choice, sentence variety, and transitions among paragraphs. h) Use computer technology to plan, draft, revise, edit, and publish writing.
understand and apply the elements of composing: