[ELA2015] (8) 21 :
21 ) Write informative or explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas, concepts, and information through the selection, organization, and analysis of relevant content. [W.8.2]
a. Introduce a topic clearly, previewing what is to follow; organize ideas, concepts, and information into broader categories; include formatting (e.g., headings), graphics
(e.g., charts, tables), and multimedia when useful to aiding comprehension. [W.8.2a]
b. Develop the topic with relevant, well-chosen facts, definitions, concrete details, quotations, or other information and examples. [W.8.2b]
c. Use appropriate and varied transitions to create cohesion and clarify the relationships among ideas and concepts. [W.8.2c]
d. Use precise language and domain-specific vocabulary to inform about or explain the topic. [W.8.2d]
e. Establish and maintain a formal style. [W.8.2e]
f. Provide a concluding statement or section that follows from and supports the information or explanation presented. [W.8.2f]
[DLIT] (8) 29 :
23) Design a digital artifact to propose a solution for a content-related problem.
Example: Create a presentation outlining how to create a cost-efficient method to melt snow on roads during the winter.