Minnesota Academic Standards
MN.5.6. Writing Benchmarks K-5
Text Types and Purposes
22.214.171.124. Write narratives and other creative texts to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, descriptive details, and clear event sequences.
126.96.36.199.a. Orient the reader by establishing a situation and introducing a narrator and/or characters; organize an event sequence that unfolds naturally.
188.8.131.52.b. Use literary and narrative techniques, such as dialogue, description, and pacing, to develop experiences and events or show the responses of characters to situations.
184.108.40.206.c. Use a variety of transitional words, phrases, and clauses to manage the sequence of events.
220.127.116.11.d. Use concrete words and phrases and sensory details to convey experiences and events precisely.
18.104.22.168.e. Provide a conclusion (when appropriate to the genre) that follows from the narrated experiences or events.
Production and Distribution of Writing
22.214.171.124. Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development and organization are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience. (Grade-specific expectations for writing types are defined in standards 1-3 above.)