Provide a concluding statement or section that follows from and supports the information or explanation presented.
Compose informational texts, including multi-paragraph essays that convey information about a topic, using a clear controlling idea or thesis statement and genre characteristics
Use appropriate transitions to create cohesion and clarify the relationships among ideas and concepts.
Develop the topic with relevant facts, definitions, concrete details, quotations, or other information and examples.
Introduce a topic clearly, previewing what is to follow; organize ideas, concepts, and information, using strategies such as definition, classification, comparison/contrast, and cause/effect; include formatting (e.g., headings), graphics (e.g., charts, tables), and multimedia when useful to aiding comprehension.
Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas, concepts, and information through the selection, organization, and analysis of relevant content.