Common Core Alignment:.

W.6.1:

Writing

Text Types and Purposes

Write arguments to support claims with clear reasons and relevant evidence.

W.6.1a:

Writing

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Introduce claim(s) and organize the reasons and evidence clearly.

W.6.1b:

Writing

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Support claim(s) with clear reasons and relevant evidence, using credible sources and demonstrating an understanding of the topic or text.

W.6.1c:

Writing

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Use words, phrases, and clauses to clarify the relationships among claim(s) and reasons.

W.6.1d:

Writing

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Establish and maintain a formal style.

W.6.1e:

Writing

Text Types and Purposes

Provide a concluding statement or section that follows from the argument presented.