Organizing Writing

Grade Levels

K
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
E1
E2
E3
E4
Use pictures, letters, or words to tell a story from beginning to end.
yes
yes











Create a paragraph that follows a logical sequence (including a beginning, middle, and end) and uses transitional words.


yes










Create paragraphs that include a topic sentence with supporting details and logical transitions.



yes









Create multiple-paragraph compositions that include a central idea with supporting details and use appropriate transitions between paragraphs.




yes
yes
yes
yes
yes




Create multiple-paragraph compositions that have an introduction and a conclusion, include a coherent thesis, and use support (for example, definitions and descriptions)









yes
yes
yes
yes

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Use pictures, letters, or words to tell a story from beginning to end.
Fiction
Literary Nonfiction
Information Texts
Online Resources
Audiovisual Resources
Professional Resources
Create a paragraph that follows a logical sequence (including a beginning, middle, and end) and uses transitional words.
Fiction
Literary Nonfiction
Information Texts
Online Resources
Audiovisual Resources
Professional Resources
Create paragraphs that include a topic sentence with supporting details and logical transitions.
Fiction
Literary Nonfiction
Information Texts
Online Resources
Audiovisual Resources
Professional Resources
Create multiple-paragraph compositions that include a central idea with supporting details and use appropriate transitions between paragraphs.
Fiction
Literary Nonfiction
Information Texts
Online Resources
Audiovisual Resources
Professional Resources
Create multiple-paragraph compositions that have an introduction and a conclusion, include a coherent thesis, and use support (for example, definitions and descriptions)
Fiction
Literary Nonfiction
Information Texts
Online Resources
Audiovisual Resources
Professional Resources