d Provide a concluding statement or section related to the opinion presented.
2 Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas and information clearly.
a Introduce a topic clearly, provide a general observation and focus, and group related information logically; include formatting (e.g., headings), illustrations, and multimedia when useful to aiding comprehension.
6 With some guidance and support from adults, use technology, including the Internet, to produce and publish writing as well as to interact and collaborate with others; demonstrate sufficient command of keyboarding skills to type a minimum of two pages in a single sitting.
Research to Build and Present Knowledge
7 Conduct short research projects that use several sources to build knowledge through investigation of different aspects of a topic.
8 Recall relevant information from experiences or gather relevant information from print and digital sources; summarize or paraphrase information in notes and finished work, and provide a list of sources.
9 Draw evidence from literary or informational texts to support analysis, reflection, and research.
a Apply grade 5 Reading standards to literature (e.g., "Compare and contrast two or more characters, settings, or events in a story or a drama, drawing on specific details in the text [e.g., how characters interact]").
b Apply grade 5 Reading standards to informational texts (e.g., "Explain how an author uses reasons and evidence to support particular points in a text, identifying which reasons and evidence support which point[s]").
NM.9A gather relevant information from multiple sources, including oral knowledge;
NM.9B apply digital tools to gather, evaluate, and use information;
NM.9C demonstrate creative thinking, construct knowledge, and develop innovative products and processes using technology.
Range of Writing
10 Write routinely over extended time frames (time for research, reflection, and revision) and shorter time frames (a single sitting or a day or two) for a range of discipline-specific tasks, purposes, and audiences.