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Common Core Standards

Expository Writing - Composition

Grade: 3rd Grade
Standard:

Literacy.W.3.2a

Description:

Introduce a topic and group related information together; include illustrations when useful to aiding comprehension.

Standard:

Literacy.W.3.2b

Description:

Develop the topic with facts, definitions, and details.

Standard:

Literacy.W.3.2c

Description:

Use linking words and phrases (e.g., also, another, and, more, but) to connect ideas within categories of information.

Standard:

Literacy.W.3.2d

Description:

Provide a concluding statement or section.

Standard:

3.20*

Description:

Students write expository and procedural or work-related texts to communicate ideas and information to specific audiences for specific purposes.

Standard:

3.20.A*

Description:

create brief compositions that:
  1. establish a central idea in a topic sentence;
  2. include supporting sentences with simple facts, details, and explanations; and
  3. contain a concluding statement;

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