Monday, June 21, 2010

Topic: Writing standards: Grades 9 - 10 (2).

10-second review: Argument. Information/Explanatory text. Narratives. Publication. Research.Response to literature and information.  Range of writing.

Plan, revise and edit.

Use technology to publish.

Sustained research.

Synthesize multiple sources.

Assess credibility and accuracy of sources.

Avoid overreliance on one source.

Standard format for citation.

Response to literary and informational sources
Analyze a wide range of nineteenth- and early-twentieth-century literary works.

Compare and contrast approaches to similar themes.

Literary nonfiction: assess truth of an argument’s explicit and implicit premises.

Does the evidence in the text justify the conclusions?

Range of writing
Write a range of tasks and for a variety of purposes and audiences.

Source:  “CCSSI (Common Core State Standards Initiative) for English Language Arts and Literacy in History/Social Studies and Science.” March 10, 2010. You will find the standards at

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