West Virginia Standards
WV.RLA.S.5.2. Reading: Students will apply writing skills and strategies to communicate effectively for different purposes by using the writing process, applying grammatical and mechanical properties in writing and selecting and evaluating information for research purposes.
RLA.O.5.2.04. Students will use the five-step writing process to write for a specific purpose and for an intended audience (e.g., creative, narrative, informative, journal, friendly letter, business letter).
RLA.O.5.2.06. Students will select and use a variety of resource materials to plan and deliver a short research project, citing references.