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10th Grade

 

 

Informative

VIRGINIA ELA STANDARDS AND SKILLS

http://www.doe.virginia.gov (Adopted 2010)

 

Grade 10

 

Informative Essays

 

10.6     The student will develop a variety of writing to persuade, interpret, analyze, and evaluate with an emphasis on exposition and analysis.

 

a)    Generate, gather, plan, and organize ideas for writing to address a specific audience and purpose.

b)    Synthesize information to support the thesis.    

c)    Elaborate ideas clearly through word choice and vivid description.

d)    Write clear and varied sentences, clarifying ideas with precise and relevant evidence.    

e)    Organize ideas into a logical sequence using transitions.    

f)    Revise writing for clarity of content, accuracy, and depth of information.  

g)    Use computer technology to plan, draft, revise, edit, and publish writing.

 

To be successful with this standard, students are expected to:

  • write expository texts that:

    • explain a process;
    • compare and contrast ideas;
    • show cause and effect;
    • enumerate details; or
    • define ideas and concepts.
  • develop written products that demonstrate their understanding of composing, written expression, and usage/mechanics.

  • develop writing that analyzes complex issues.

  • plan and organize their ideas for writing.

  • state a thesis and support it.

  • elaborate ideas in order to provide support for the thesis.

  • use visual and sensory language as needed for effect.

  • vary sentence structures for effect.

  • identify and apply features of the writing domains, including

    • effective organization;
    • clear structure;
    • sentence variety;
    • unity and coherence;
    • tone and voice;
    • effective word choice;
    • clear purpose;
    • appropriate mechanics and usage; and
    • accurate and valuable information.
  • develop ideas deductively and inductively and organize ideas into a logical sequence, applying effective organizational patterns/techniques, such as:

    • comparison/contrast;
    • chronological order;
    • spatial layout;
    • cause and effect;
    • definition;
    • order of importance;
    • explanation;
    • generalization;
    • classification;
    • enumeration; and
    • problem/solution.
  • evaluate analytical writing by examining and understanding how individual parts of the text relate to the whole, including the writing’s purpose and structure.

  • revise writing for clarity of content and presentation.

  • use peer- and self-evaluation to review and revise writing.

  • use computer technology to assist in the writing process.

 

Narrative

 

VIRGINIA ELA STANDARDS AND SKILLS

http://www.doe.virginia.gov (Adopted 2010)

 

Grade 10

 

Narrative Essays

 

10.6     The student will develop a variety of writing to persuade, interpret, analyze, and evaluate with an emphasis on exposition and analysis.

 

a)    Generate, gather, plan, and organize ideas for writing to address a specific audience and purpose.

b)  Elaborate ideas clearly through word choice and vivid description.

c)  Write clear and varied sentences, clarifying ideas with precise and relevant evidence.    e)  Organize ideas into a logical sequence     using transitions.    

d)  Revise writing for clarity of content, accuracy, and depth of information.  

e)  Use computer technology to plan, draft, revise, edit, and publish writing.

 

To be successful with this standard, students are expected to:

  • develop written products that demonstrate their understanding of composing, written expression, and usage/mechanics.

  • develop writing that analyzes complex issues.

  • plan and organize their ideas for writing.

  • use visual and sensory language as needed for effect.

  • vary sentence structures for effect.

  • identify and apply features of the writing domains, including

    • effective organization;
    • clear structure;
    • sentence variety;
    • unity and coherence;
    • tone and voice;
    • effective word choice;
    • clear purpose;
    • appropriate mechanics and usage; and
    • accurate and valuable information.
  • develop ideas deductively and inductively and organize ideas into a logical sequence, applying effective organizational patterns/techniques, such as:

    • comparison/contrast;
    • chronological order;
    • spatial layout;
    • cause and effect;
    • definition;
    • order of importance;
    • explanation;
    • generalization;
    • classification;
    • enumeration; and
    • problem/solution.
  • revise writing for clarity of content and presentation.

  • use peer- and self-evaluation to review and revise writing.

  • use computer technology to assist in the writing process.


 

Persuasive

VIRGINIA ELA STANDARDS AND SKILLS

http://www.doe.virginia.gov (Adopted 2010)

 

Grade 10


 

Persuasive Essays

 

10.6     The student will develop a variety of writing to persuade, interpret, analyze, and evaluate with an emphasis on exposition and analysis.

 

a)    Generate, gather, plan, and organize ideas for writing to address a specific audience and purpose.

b)    Synthesize information to support the thesis.    

c)    Elaborate ideas clearly through word choice and vivid description.

d)    Write clear and varied sentences, clarifying ideas with precise and relevant evidence.    

e)    Organize ideas into a logical sequence using transitions.    

f)    Revise writing for clarity of content, accuracy, and depth of information.  

g)    Use computer technology to plan, draft, revise, edit, and publish writing.

 

To be successful with this standard, students are expected to:

  • develop written products that demonstrate their understanding of composing, written expression, and usage/mechanics.

  • write persuasively and analytically on a variety of literary and nonliterary subjects.

  • develop writing that analyzes complex issues.

  • plan and organize their ideas for writing.

  • state a thesis and support it.

  • elaborate ideas in order to provide support for the thesis.

  • use visual and sensory language as needed for effect.

  • vary sentence structures for effect.

  • identify and apply features of the writing domains, including

    • effective organization;
    • clear structure;
    • sentence variety;
    • unity and coherence;
    • tone and voice;
    • effective word choice;
    • clear purpose;
    • appropriate mechanics and usage; and
    • accurate and valuable information.
  • develop ideas deductively and inductively and organize ideas into a logical sequence, applying effective organizational patterns/techniques, such as:

    • comparison/contrast;
    • chronological order;
    • spatial layout;
    • cause and effect;
    • definition;
    • order of importance;
    • explanation;
    • generalization;
    • classification;
    • enumeration; and
    • problem/solution.
  • evaluate analytical writing by examining and understanding how individual parts of the text relate to the whole, including the writing’s purpose and structure.

  • revise writing for clarity of content and presentation.

  • use peer- and self-evaluation to review and revise writing.

  • use computer technology to assist in the writing process.


 


 


 

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