This list of student goals are aligned and tailored for your students to select what their own goals are for the Informational Writing Unit based on the many Informational features you will teach.
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Provide a concluding statement or section related to the information or explanation presented.
Use precise language and domain-specific vocabulary to inform about or explain the topic.
Link ideas within and across categories of information using words, phrases, and clauses (e.g., in contrast, especially).
Develop the topic with facts, definitions, concrete details, quotations, or other information and examples related to the topic.
Introduce a topic clearly, provide a general observation and focus, and group related information logically; include formatting (e.g., headings), illustrations, and multimedia when useful to aiding comprehension.