Write arguments to support claims in an analysis of substantive topics or texts, using valid reasoning and relevant and sufficient evidence.
2.W.TTP.1 Write opinion pieces on topics or texts.
2.W.TTP.1.a Introduce topic or text.
2.W.TTP.1.b State an opinion.
2.W.TTP.1.c Supply reasons to support the opinion.
2.W.TTP.1.d Use linking words to connect the reasons to the opinion.
2.W.TTP.1.e Provide a concluding statement or section.
Write informative/explanatory texts to examine and convey complex ideas and information clearly and accurately through the effective selection, organization, and analysis of content.
2.W.TTP.2 Write informative/explanatory texts.
2.W.TTP.2.a Introduce a topic.
2.W.TTP.2.b Use facts and definitions to provide information.
2.W.TTP.2.c Provide a concluding statement or section.
Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective techniques, well-chosen details, and well-structured event sequences.
2.W.TTP.3 Write narratives recounting an event or short sequence of events.
2.W.TTP.3.a Include details to describe actions, thoughts, and feelings.
2.W.TTP.3.b Use time order words to signal event order.
2.W.TTP.3.c Provide a sense of closure.
2.W.PDW Production and Distribution of Writing
Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development and organization are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.
2.W.PDW.4 With guidance and support, produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience. (Grade-specific expectations for writing types are defined in standards 1-3 above.)
Develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, editing, rewriting, or trying a new approach.
2.W.PDW.5 With guidance and support from adults, focus on a topic, respond to questions and suggestions from peers, and strengthen writing as needed by revising and editing.