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Informative

INDIANA

http://www.doe.in.gov/standards/englishlanguage-arts  (Adopted 2014)

 

Grade 7


 

Informative Essays

 

 

7.W.3.2

 

Write informative compositions in a variety of forms that –

 

● Introduce a topic clearly, previewing what is to follow; organize ideas, concepts, and information, using strategies such as definition and classification; include formatting (e.g., headings), graphics (e.g., charts, tables), and multimedia when useful to aiding comprehension.  

 

● Develop the topic with relevant facts, definitions, concrete details, quotations, or other information and examples from various sources and texts.  

 

● Use appropriate transitions to create cohesion and clarify the relationships among ideas and concepts.

 

● Choose language and content-specific vocabulary that express ideas precisely and concisely, recognizing and eliminating wordiness and redundancy.

 

● Establish and maintain a style appropriate to purpose and audience.

 

● Provide a concluding statement or section that follows from and supports the information or explanation presented.

   

7.W.4

Apply the writing process to –

 

● Plan and develop; draft; revise using appropriate reference materials; rewrite; try a new approach; and edit to produce and strengthen writing that is clear and coherent, with some guidance and support from peers and adults.

   

 

 

Narrative

INDIANA

http://www.doe.in.gov/standards/englishlanguage-arts  (Adopted 2014)

 

Grade 7

 

Narrative Essays

 

7.W.3.3

Write narrative compositions in a variety of forms that –

 

● Engage and orient the reader by establishing a context and point of view and introducing a narrator and/or characters.

 

● Organize an event sequence (e.g., conflict, climax, resolution) that unfolds naturally and logically, using a variety of transition words, phrases, and clauses to convey sequence and signal shifts from one time frame or setting to another.

 

● Use narrative techniques, such as dialogue, pacing, and description, to develop experiences, events, and/or characters.

 

● Use precise words and phrases, relevant descriptive details, and sensory language to capture the action and convey experiences and events.

 

● Provide an ending that follows from and reflects on the narrated experiences or events.

 

7.W.4

Apply the writing process to –

 

● Plan and develop; draft; revise using appropriate reference materials; rewrite; try a new approach; and edit to produce and strengthen writing that is clear and coherent, with some guidance and support from peers and adults.

 

 

Persuasive

INDIANA

http://www.doe.in.gov/standards/englishlanguage-arts  (Adopted 2014)

 

Grade 7    

 

Persuasive Essays

 

7.W.3.1    Write arguments in a variety of forms that –

 

  • Introduce claim(s), acknowledge alternate or opposing claims, and use appropriate organizational structures.

 

  • Support claim(s) with logical reasoning and relevant evidence, using accurate, credible sources and demonstrating an understanding of the topic or text.

 

  • Establish and maintain a consistent style and tone appropriate to purpose and audience.

 

  • Use effective transitions to create cohesion and clarify the relationships among claim(s), reasons, and evidence.

 

  • Provide a concluding statement or section that follows from and supports the argument presented.

 

 

7.W.4    Apply the writing process to –

 

  • Plan and develop; draft; revise using appropriate reference materials; rewrite; try a new approach; and edit to produce and strengthen writing that is clear and coherent, with some guidance and support from peers and adults.

 

 

 

 
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