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6th Grade

 

 

 

Informative

 

INDIANA

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

 

Grade 6

 

Informative Essays

 

6.W.3.2

Write narrative compositions in a variety of forms that –

 

● Introduce a topic; organize ideas, concepts, and information, using strategies such as definition and classification. 

 

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

 

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

 

● Include formatting (e.g., headings), graphics (e.g., charts, tables), and multimedia when useful to aiding comprehension.

 

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

 

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

 

 

6.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 6

 

Narrative Essays

 

6.W.3.3

Write narrative compositions in a variety of forms that –

 

● Engage and orient the reader by developing an exposition (e.g., describe the setting, establish the situation, introduce the 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 convey experiences and events.

 

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

               

 

6.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 6    

 

Persuasive Essays

 

6.W.3.1

Write arguments in a variety of forms that –

 

● Introduce claim(s), using strategies such as textual analysis, comparison/contrast and cause/effect.

 

● Use an organizational structure to group related ideas that support the argument.

 

● Support claim(s) with clear reasons and relevant evidence, using 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 appropriate transitions that enhance the progression of the text and clarify the relationships among claim(s) and reasons.

 

● Provide a concluding statement or section that follows from the argument presented.

 

6.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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