Common Core Alignments/Standards

CCSS Standards:

Write arguments to support claims with clear reasons and relevant evidence (W8.1)

Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas, concepts, and information through the selection, organization, and analysis of relevant content. (W8.2)

Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, relevant descriptive details, and well-structured event sequences. (W8.3)

Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience. (W8.4)

Conduct short research projects to answer a question. (W8.7)