Arkansas Curriculum Frameworks
AR.W.6. Grade 6 Writing Standards
Text Types and Purposes
W.6.1. Write arguments to support claims with clear reasons and relevant evidence.
W.6.1.C. Use words, phrases, and clauses to clarify the relationships among claim(s) and reasons.
Production and Distribution of Writing
W.6.4. Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.
W.6.5. Develop and strengthen writing as needed with some guidance and support from peers and adults, by planning, revising, editing, rewriting, or trying a new approach (e.g. Recognize variations from standard English in their own and others' writing and speaking, identify and use strategies to improve expression in conventional language).
Range of Writing
W.6.10. Write routinely over extended time frames, time for research; reflection; revision and shorter time frames (e.g., a single sitting or a day or two) for a range of discipline-specific tasks, purposes, and audiences.