North Carolina Standard Course of Study
W.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.
W.4.2. Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas and information clearly.
W.4.2.b. Introduce a topic clearly and group related information in paragraphs and sections; include formatting, illustrations, and multimedia when useful to aiding comprehension.
W.4.2.c. Develop the topic with facts, definitions, concrete details, quotations, or other information and examples related to the topic.
W.4.2.d. Link ideas within categories of information using words and phrases.
W.4.2.f. Provide a concluding statement or section related to the information or explanation presented.
W.3. Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, well-chosen details, and well-structured event sequences.
W.4.3. Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, descriptive details, and clear event sequences.
W.4.3.d. Use a variety of transitional words and phrases to manage the sequence of events.