Pennsylvania Core and Academic Standards
PA.CC.1.4.5. Writing: Students write for different purposes and audiences. Students write clear and focused text to convey a well-defined perspective and appropriate content.
CC.1.4.5.G. Write opinion pieces on topics or texts.
CC.1.4.5.H. Introduce the topic and state an opinion on the topic.
CC.1.4.5.I. Provide reasons that are supported by facts and details; draw from credible sources.
CC.1.4.5.M. Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events.
CC.1.4.5.N. Orient the reader by establishing a situation and introducing a narrator and/or characters.
CC.1.4.5.O. Use narrative techniques such as dialogue, description, and pacing, to develop experiences and events or show the responses of characters to situations; use concrete words and phrases and sensory details to convey experiences and events precisely.
Response to Literature
CC.1.4.5.S. Draw evidence from literary or informational texts to support analysis, reflection, and research, applying grade-level reading standards for literature and informational texts.
Production and Distribution of Writing: Writing Process
CC.1.4.5.T. With guidance and support from peers and adults, develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, editing, rewriting, or trying a new approach.
CC.1.4.5.V. Conduct short research projects that use several sources to build knowledge through investigation of different aspects of a topic.
Range of Writing
CC.1.4.5.X. 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.