[LIT2010] WRI (6-8) 1 :
1 ) Write arguments focused on discipline-specific content.
a. Introduce claim(s) about a topic or issue, acknowledge and distinguish the claim(s) from alternate or opposing claims, and organize the reasons and evidence logically.
b. Support claim(s) with logical reasoning and relevant, accurate data and evidence that demonstrate an understanding of the topic or text, using credible sources.
c. Use words, phrases, and clauses to create cohesion and clarify the relationships among claim(s), counterclaims, reasons, and evidence.
d. Establish and maintain a formal style.
e. Provide a concluding statement or section that follows from and supports the argument presented.
[SC2015] LSC7 (7) 16 :
16 ) Construct an explanation based on evidence (e.g., cladogram, phylogenetic
tree) for the anatomical similarities and differences among modern organisms and
between modern and fossil organisms, including living fossils (e.g., alligator,
horseshoe crab, nautilus, coelacanth).