12.6 The student will develop expository and informational, analyses, and persuasive/argumentative writings. a) Generate, gather, and organize ideas for writing to address a specific audience and purpose. b) Produce arguments in writing that develop a thesis to demonstrate knowledgeable judgments, address counterclaims, and provide effective conclusions. c) Clarify and defend a position with precise and relevant evidence. d) Adapt content, vocabulary, voice, and tone to audience, purpose, and situation. e) Use a variety of rhetorical strategies to accomplish a specific purpose. f) Create arguments free of errors in logic and externally supported. g) Revise writing for clarity of content, depth of information and technique of presentation. h) Use computer technology to plan, draft, revise, edit, and publish writing.
12.6.A understand that writing is a process.
12.6.B locate and select appropriate information that clearly supports a definite purpose and position.
12.6.2 develop technical writings (e.g., personal data sheet, résumé, job description, questionnaire, job application, or business communication) that address a clearly identified audience and have a clearly identified purpose.
12.6.3 complete employment forms through simulations and real-life opportunities.
12.6.4 complete applications, essays, and résumés for college admission through simulations and real-life opportunities.
12.6.5 develop analytical essays that do one or more of the following:
12.6.13 use transition words and phrases to signal progression of ideas within and between paragraphs, and use appropriate words and phrases to signal organizational patterns (e.g., description, question-answer, compare-contrast, problem-solution, cause and effect).