Template:CCSS ELA Literacy W11-12.2 I Can
Write informative/explanatory texts to examine and convey complex ideas, concepts, and information clearly and accurately through the effective selection, organization, and analysis of content.
- I can choose a topic and identify and select the most significant and relevant information (e.g., well-chosen facts, extended definitions, concrete details, quotations, examples) to develop and share with my audience. (S)
- I can define common organizational/formatting structions (e.g., headings, graphics, multimedia) and determine the structure or structures that will allow me to organize my complex ideas so that each new element builds on what precedes it. (R)
- I can analyze the information; identify domain-specific vocabulary for my topic; incorporate techniques such as metaphor, simile; and organize information into broader categories using my chosen structure or structure(s). (R)
- I can present my information maintaining an objective tone and formal style that includes an introduction that previews what is to follow, supporting details, varied transitions and syntax (to clarify and create cohesion when I move from one idea to another), and a concluding statement/section that supports the information presented. (P)