Oklahoma Academic Standards
OK.6.3. Critical Reading and Writing - Students will apply critical thinking skills to reading and writing.
6.3.W. Writing - Students will write for varied purposes and audiences in all modes, using fully developed ideas, strong organization, well-chosen words, fluent sentences, and appropriate voice.
OPINION - Grade Level Focus
6.3.W.3. Students will clearly state an opinion supported with facts and details.
6.3.W.4. Students will show relationships among facts, opinions, and supporting details.
OK.6.8. Independent Reading and Writing - Students will read and write for a variety of purposes including, but not limited to, academic and personal.
6.8.W. Writing - Students will write independently for extended periods of time. Students will vary their modes of expression to suit audience and task.
6.8.W.1. Students will write independently over extended periods of time (e.g., time for research, reflection, and revision) and for shorter timeframes (e.g., a single sitting or a day or two), vary their modes of expression to suit audience and task, and explain how concepts relate to one another.