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Subject Area - CC.1:
English Language Arts
  • Standard Area - CC.1.4: Writing: Students write for different purposes and audiences. Students write clear and focused text to convey a well-defined perspective and appropriate content.
  • Grade Level - CC.1.4.7: GRADE 7
Standard - CC.1.4.7.Q

Write with an awareness of the stylistic aspects of writing. • Choose language that expresses ideas precisely and concisely, recognizing and eliminating wordiness and redundancy. • Use sentences of varying lengths and complexities • Use precise language. • Develop and maintain a consistent voice.

  • Assessment Anchor - E07.C.1 Text Types and Purposes
    • Anchor Descriptor - E07.C.1.1 Write arguments to support claims with clear reasons and relevant evidence.
      • Eligible Content - E07.C.1.1.1 Introduce claim(s) for the intended audience, acknowledge alternate or opposing claims, and support the writer’s purpose by logically organizing the reasons and evidence.
      • Eligible Content - E07.C.1.1.2 Support claim(s) with logical reasoning and relevant evidence, using accurate, credible sources and demonstrating an understanding of the topic or text.
    • Anchor Descriptor - E07.C.1.2 Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas, concepts, and information through the selection, organization, and analysis of relevant content.
      • Eligible Content - E07.C.1.2.1 Introduce a topic for the intended audience and preview what is to follow; organize ideas, concepts, and information using strategies such as definition, classification, compare/contrast, and cause/effect to support the writer’s purpose.
      • Eligible Content - E07.C.1.2.2 Develop the topic with relevant facts, definitions, concrete details, quotations, or other information and examples.
    • Anchor Descriptor - E07.C.1.3 Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective techniques, relevant descriptive details, and well-structured event sequences.
      • Eligible Content - E07.C.1.3.1 Engage and orient the reader by establishing a context and point of view and introducing a narrator and/or characters; organize an event sequence that unfolds naturally and logically to support the writer’s purpose.
      • Eligible Content - E07.C.1.3.2 Use narrative techniques, such as dialogue, pacing, and description, to develop experiences, events, and/or characters.
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