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Common Core Standards

Transitions

Grade: 8th Grade
Standard:

CC.1.4.8.D

Description:

Organize ideas, concepts, and information into broader categories; use appropriate and varied transitions to create cohesion and clarify the relationships among ideas and concepts;provide a concluding statement or section; include formatting when useful to aiding comprehension.
  • E08.E.1.1.1 - Introduce text(s) for the intended audience, state an opinion and/or topic, establish a situation, and create an organizational structure in which ideas are logically grouped to support the writer’s purpose.

  • E08.E.1.1.3 - Use appropriate and varied transitions to create cohesion and clarify the relationships among ideas and concepts.

  • E08.E.1.1.6 - Provide a concluding section that follows from and supports the analysis presented.

Standard:

CC.1.4.8.E

Description:

Write with an awareness of the stylistic aspects of composition.

Use precise language and domain-specific vocabulary to inform about or explain the topic.

Use sentences of varying lengths and complexities.

Create tone and voice through precise language.

Establish and maintain a formal style.
  • E08.D.2.1.1 - Use verbs in the active and passive voice and in the conditional and subjunctive mood to achieve particular effects (e.g., emphasizing the actor or the action, expressing uncertainty, or describing a state contrary to fact).

  • E08.D.2.1.2 - Choose language that expresses ideas precisely and concisely, recognizing and eliminating wordiness and redundancy.*

  • E08.D.2.1.3 - Vary sentence patterns for meaning, reader/listener interest, and style.*

  • E08.D.2.1.4 - Maintain consistency in style and tone.*

  • E08.D.2.1.5 - Choose punctuation for effect.*

  • E08.D.2.1.6 - Choose words and phrases for effect.*

  • E08.E.1.1.4 - Use precise language and domain-specific vocabulary to inform about or explain the topic and/or convey the experience and events.

  • E08.E.1.1.5 - Establish and maintain a formal style.

Standard:

Literacy.W.8.2c

Description:

Use appropriate and varied transitions to create cohesion and clarify the relationships among ideas and concepts.

Standard:

CC.1.4.8.J

Description:

Organize the claim(s) with clear reasons and evidence clearly; clarify relationships among claim(s), counterclaims, reasons, and evidence by using words, phrases, and clauses to create cohesion; provide a concluding statement or section that follows from and supports the argument presented
  • E08.E.1.1.1 - Introduce text(s) for the intended audience, state an opinion and/or topic, establish a situation, and create an organizational structure in which ideas are logically grouped to support the writer’s purpose.

  • E08.E.1.1.3 - Use appropriate and varied transitions to create cohesion and clarify the relationships among ideas and concepts.

  • E08.E.1.1.6 - Provide a concluding section that follows from and supports the analysis presented.

Standard:

CC.1.4.8.K

Description:

Write with an awareness of the stylistic aspects of composition.

Use precise language and domain-specific vocabulary to inform about or explain the topic.

Use sentences of varying lengths and complexities.

Create tone and voice through precise language.

Establish and maintain a formal style.
  • E08.D.2.1.1 - Use verbs in the active and passive voice and in the conditional and subjunctive mood to achieve particular effects (e.g., emphasizing the actor or the action, expressing uncertainty, or describing a state contrary to fact).

  • E08.D.2.1.2 - Choose language that expresses ideas precisely and concisely, recognizing and eliminating wordiness and redundancy.*

  • E08.D.2.1.3 - Vary sentence patterns for meaning, reader/listener interest, and style.*

  • E08.D.2.1.4 - Maintain consistency in style and tone.*

  • E08.D.2.1.5 - Choose punctuation for effect.*

  • E08.D.2.1.6 - Choose words and phrases for effect.*

  • E08.E.1.1.4 - Use precise language and domain-specific vocabulary to inform about or explain the topic and/or convey the experience and events.

  • E08.E.1.1.5 - Establish and maintain a formal style.

Standard:

Literacy.W.8.3c

Description:

Use a variety of transition words, phrases, and clauses to convey sequence, signal shifts from one time frame or setting to another, and show the relationships among experiences and events.

Standard:

CC.1.4.8.P

Description:

Organize an event sequence that unfolds naturally and logically using a variety of transition words, phrases, and clauses to convey sequence, signal shifts from one time frame or setting to another and show the relationships among experiences and events; provide a conclusion that follows from and reflects on the narrated experiences or events.

8th Grade Writing - Transitions Lesson
 
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