Text Types and Purposes: CC Writing

Armendariz 6th Grade Language Arts

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.6.1 Write arguments to support claims with clear reasons and relevant evidence.


Introduce claim(s) and organize the reasons and evidence clearly.


Support claim(s) with clear reasons and relevant evidence, using credible sources and demonstrating an understanding of the topic or text.

Use words, phrases, and clauses to clarify the relationships among claim(s) and reasons.

Provide a concluding statement or section that follows from the argument presented.

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CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.6.2 Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas, concepts, and information through the selection, organization, and analysis of relevant content.

Develop the topic with relevant facts, definitions, concrete details, quotations, or other information and examples.

Use appropriate transitions to clarify the relationships among ideas and concepts.

Use precise language and domain-specific vocabulary to inform about or explain the topic.

Introduce a topic, organize ideas, concepts, and information, using strategies like these:

  • definition
  • classification
  • comparison/contrast
  • cause/effect
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Comparison / Contrast Essays
How to Become a Descriptive Writer : English & Writing Lessons

On Campus English Writing Lab Tutoring

Tuesday, Nov. 17th, 8pm

Library room 101

Every Tuesday from 8:00pm to 10:00 pm there is free tutoring offered in room 101 in the library. Bring your paper and have a tutor proofread your writing.
Expository Writing