New Mexico Standards
NM.II: Writing and speaking for expression. Students will communicate effectively through speaking and writing.
II-C: Demonstrate competence in the skills and strategies of the writing process.
II-C:2. Compose a variety of fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and drama selections using self-selected topics and multimedia forms (e.g., poems, simple narratives, short reports, learning logs, letters, notes, directions, instructions).