6-8.W.1 Use an inquiry process to gather relevant, credible information/evidence from a variety of sources (e.g., print, digital, discussions, etc.) that build understanding of and lead to conclusions about a subject under investigation while avoiding plagiarism.
6-8.W.1.a Investigate self-generated questions by participating in inquiry that builds increasingly complex knowledge, refocusing inquiry as needed.
6-8.W.1.b Assess the credibility and accuracy of a variety of sources in order to gather relevant information that leads to conclusions.
6-8.W.2 Develop, strengthen, and produce polished writing by using a collaborative process that includes the age-appropriate use of technology.
6-8.W.2.a With some guidance and support from peers and adults, develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, composing, revising, editing, rewriting, reflecting, and/or trying a new approach, focusing on how well purpose and audience have been addressed.