English Language Arts Standards > Writing > Grades 11-12
  • Write arguments to support claims in an analysis of substantive topics or texts, using valid reasoning and relevant and sufficient evidence
  • Use technology, including the Internet, to produce, publish, and update individual or shared writing products in response to ongoing feedback, including new arguments or information.
    • * Library practice: Publish online using a blog (EduBlogs), wiki (Wikispaces), ePortfolio, or an online writing site such as Figment.

English Language Arts Standards > Writing > Grades 6-8
  • Write informative/explanatory texts, including the narration of historical events, scientific procedures/experiments, or technical processes. Introduce a topic clearly, previewing what is to follow; organize ideas, concepts, and information into broader categories as appropriate to achieving purpose; include formatting (e.g., headings), graphics (e.g., charts, tables), and multimedia when useful to aiding comprehension.