Generate, gather, plan, and organize ideas for writing.
Develop a focus for writing.
Evaluate and cite applicable information.
Organize ideas in a logical manner.
Elaborate ideas clearly and accurately.
Adapt content, vocabulary, voice, and tone to audience, purpose, and situation.
Revise writing for accuracy and depth of information.
Proofread final copy and prepare document for intended audience or purpose.
Use a style manual, such as that of the Modern Language Association (MLA) or the American Psychological Association (APA), for producing research projects.
Use verbals and verbal phrases to achieve sentence conciseness and variety.
Adjust sentence and paragraph structures for a variety of purposes and audiences.
Apply a variety of planning strategies to generate and organize ideas.
Organize information to support purpose and form of writing.
Present information in a logical manner.
Revise writing for clarity.
Use technology to access information, organize ideas, and develop writing.
SOC.9-12.VUS.13.b: History and Social Science
explaining the origins of the Cold War, and describing the Truman Doctrine and the policy of containment of communism, the American role in wars in Korea and Vietnam, and the role of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) in Europe;
SOC.9-12.VUS.13.c: History and Social Science
explaining the role of America's military and veterans in defending freedom during the Cold War;