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Text Types and Purposes

Writing Standards

W.3.1

Write opinion pieces on topics or texts, supporting a point of view with reasons.

  1. Introduce the topic or text they are writing about, state an opinion, and create an organizational structure that lists reasons.
  2. Provide reasons that support the opinion.
  3. Use linking words and phrases (e.g., because, therefore, since, for example) to connect opinion and reasons.
  4. Provide a concluding statement or section.
Writing Standards

W.3.2

Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas and information clearly.

Writing Standards

W.3.3

Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, descriptive details, and clear event sequences.