RESEARCH WRITING PROCESS

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BPS Standards

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Text Types and Purposes

  • ELA-10.W.02 Write informative/explanatory texts to examine and convey complex ideas, concepts, and information clearly and accurately through the effective selection, organization, and analysis of content.

Production and Distribution of Writing

  • ELA-10.W.04 Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.

  • ELA-10.W.05 Develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, editing, rewriting, or trying a new approach, focusing on addressing what is most significant for a specific purpose and audience.

  • ELA-10.W.06 Use technology, including the Internet, to produce, publish, and update individual or shared writing products, taking advantage of technology’s capacity to link to other information and to display information flexibly and dynamically.

Research to Build and Present Knowledge

  • ELA-10.W.07 Conduct short as well as more sustained research projects to answer a question or solve a problem; narrow or broaden the inquiry when appropriate; synthesize multiple sources on the subject, demonstrating understanding of the subject under investigation.

  • ELA-10.W.08 Gather relevant information from multiple authoritative print and digital sources, using advanced searches effectively; assess the usefulness of each source in answering the research question; integrate information into the text selectively to maintain the flow of ideas, avoiding plagiarism and following a standard format for citation.

  • ELA-10.W.09 Draw evidence from literary or informational texts to support analysis, reflection, and research.