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]").
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.
Responding to Literature
11 Create and present an original poem, narrative, play, art work, or literary critique in response to a particular author or theme studied in class.
a Recognize and illustrate social, historical, and cultural features in the presentation of literary texts.