CCR Anchor 2: Write informative/explanatory texts to examine and convey complex ideas and information clearly and accurately through the effective selection, organization, and analysis of content.
Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas/concepts/information through the selection, organization, and analysis of relevant content. [includes narration of historical events, scientific procedures/experiments, or technical processes.] (W/WHST.6-8.2)
a. 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.
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