VA.ESOL. Virginia 2010 English Standards of Learning
4.7. The student will write cohesively for a variety of purposes.
4.7.f) Write a clear topic sentence focusing on the main idea.
4.7.g) Write two or more related paragraphs on the same topic.
4.7.h) Use transition words for sentence variety.
4.7.k) Include supporting details that elaborate the main idea.