Write arguments to support claims with clear reasons and relevant evidence.
8W1a: Introduce a precise claim, acknowledge and distinguish teh claim(s) from a counterclaim, and organize the reasons and evidence logically.
8W1b: Support claim(s) with logical reasoning and relevant evidence, using credible sources while demonstrating an understanding of the topic or text.
8W1c: Use precise language and content -specific vocabulary to argue a claim.
8W1d: Use appropriate and varied transitions to create cohesion adn clarify the relationships among ideas and concepts.
8W1e: Provide a concluding statement or section that explains the significance of the argument presented.
8W1f: Maintain a style and tone appropriate to the writing task.