Standard 1: Communicating Through Writing

General Information
Number: ELA.8.C.1
Title: Communicating Through Writing
Type: Standard
Subject: English Language Arts (B.E.S.T. - Effective starting 2021-2022)
Grade: 8
Strand: Communication

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Access Points

Write a personal narrative using a clearly established point of view, precise words and figurative language.
Make and support a claim using logical reasoning, relevant evidence from a source(s), elaboration and a logical organizational structure with transitions, acknowledging and rebutting one counterclaim.
Write an expository text to explain information from a source(s), using relevant supporting details, logical organization and purposeful transitions.
Improve writing by planning, editing, considering feedback from adults and peers, revising for clarity.

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