Colorado Common Core Standards
CO.6.3. Writing and Composition
6.3.1. Writing literary genres for intended audiences and purposes requires ideas, organization, and voice. Students can:
6.3.1.b. Employ a range of planning strategies to generate descriptive and sensory details (webbing, free writing, graphic organizers).
6.3.1.d. Organize literary and narrative texts using conventional organizational patterns of the chosen genre.
6.3.2. Writing informational and persuasive genres for intended audiences and purposes require ideas, organization, and voice develop. Students can:
6.3.2.a. Write arguments to support claims with clear reasons and relevant evidence. (CCSS: W.6.1)
6.3.2.a.i. Introduce claim(s) and organize the reasons and evidence clearly. (CCSS: W.6.1a)
6.3.2.a.ii. Support claim(s) with clear reasons and relevant evidence, using credible sources and demonstrating an understanding of the topic or text. (CCSS: W.6.1b)
6.3.2.a.iii. Use words, phrases, and clauses to clarify the relationships among claim(s) and reasons. (CCSS: W.6.1c)
6.3.2.a.iv. Establish and maintain a formal style. (CCSS: W.6.1d)
6.3.2.a.v. Provide a concluding statement or section that follows from the argument presented. (CCSS: W.6.1e)
6.3.2.e. Write to pursue a personal interest, to explain, or to persuade.
6.3.3. Specific editing for grammar, usage, mechanics, and clarity gives writing its precision and legitimacy. Students can:
6.3.3.d. Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience. (Grade-specific expectations for writing types are defined in grade level expectations 1 and 2 above.) (CCSS: W.6.4)