With guidance and support from adults, produce writing in which the development and organization are appropriate to task and purpose. (Grade-specific expectations for writing types are defined in standards 1-3 above.)
Develop drafts into a focused, structured, and coherent piece of writing by:
(ii) developing an engaging idea with relevant details;
Develop the topic with facts, definitions, and details.
Provide reasons that support the opinion.
Use temporal words and phrases to signal event order.
Use dialogue and descriptions of actions, thoughts, and feelings to develop experiences and events or show the response of characters to situations.
Use linking words and phrases (e.g., also, another, and, more, but) to connect ideas within categories of information.