LAFS.7.W.1.1 Write arguments to support claims with clear reasons and relevant evidence. LAFS.7.W.1.1a Introduce claim(s), acknowledge alternate or opposing claims, and organize the reasons and evidence logically.
LAFS.7.W.1.1b Support claim(s) with logical reasoning and relevant evidence, using accurate, credible sources and demonstrating an understanding of the topic or text.
LAFS.7.W.1.1c Use words, phrases, and clauses to create cohesion clarify the relationships among claim(s), reasons, and evidence.
LAFS.7.W.1.1d Establish and maintain a formal style.
LAFS.7.W.1.1e Provide a concluding statement or section that follows from and supports the argument presented.
Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas, concepts, and information through the selection, organization, and analysis of relevant content.
Introduce a topic clearly, previewing what is to follow; organize ideas, concepts, and information, using strategies such as definition, classification, comparison/contrast, and cause/effect; include formatting (e.g., headings), graphics (e.g., charts, tables), and multimedia when useful to aiding comprehension.
LAFS.7.W.1.2b Develop the topic with relevant facts, definitions, concrete details, quotations, or other information and examples.
LAFS.7.W.1.2c Use appropriate transitions to create cohesion and clarify the relationships among ideas and concepts.
LAFS.7.W.1.2d Use precise language and domain-specific vocabulary to inform about or explain the topic.
LAFS.7.W.1.2e Establish and maintain a formal style.
LAFS.7.W.1.2f Provide a concluding statement or section that follows from and supports the information or explanation presented.