IN.4. Writing: Processes and Features: Students discuss and keep a list of ideas for writing. They use graphic organizers. Students write clear, coherent, and focused essays.
5.4.2. Organization and Focus: Write stories with multiple paragraphs that develop a situation or plot, describe the setting, and include an ending.
5.4.3. Organization and Focus: Write informational pieces with multiple paragraphs that: present important ideas or events in sequence or in chronological order; provide details and transitions to link paragraphs; offer a concluding paragraph that summarizes important ideas and details.
IN.5. Writing: Applications (Different Types of Writing and Their Characteristics): At Grade 5 write narrative (story), expository (informational), persuasive, and descriptive texts.
5.5.1. Writing Processes and Features: Write narratives that: establish a plot, point of view, setting, and conflict; show, rather than tell, the events of the story;
5.5.4. Writing Processes and Features: Write persuasive letters or compositions that: state a clear position in support of a proposal; support a position with relevant evidence and effective emotional appeals; follow a simple organizational pattern, with the most appealing statements first and the least powerful ones last; address reader concerns.
5.5.6. Writing Processes and Features: Write for different purposes (information, persuasion, description) and to a specific audience or person, adjusting tone and style as appropriate.