AK.W.4. Writing Standards
Production and Distribution of Writing
W.4.5. With guidance and support from peers and adults, develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, and editing. (Editing for conventions should demonstrate command of Language standards 1–3 up to and including grade 4.)
Range of Writing
W.4.10. Write routinely over extended time frames (time for research, reflection, and revision) and shorter time frames (a single sitting or a day or two) for a range of discipline-specific tasks, purposes, and audiences.
Text Types and Purposes
W.4.2. Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas and information clearly.
W.4.2.b. Develop the topic with facts, definitions, concrete details, quotations, or other information/explanations and examples that support the focus.
W.4.2.c. Link ideas within categories of information using words and phrases (e.g., another, for example, also, because).
W.4.2.e. Provide a concluding statement or section that paraphrases the focus of the text or explanation presented.
W.4.3. Use narrative writing to develop real or imagined characters, experiences, or events using effective narrative techniques (dialogue, description, elaboration, problem-solution, figurative language) and clear event sequences (chronology).
W.4.3.c. Use a variety of transitional words and phrases to develop the sequence of events.