II-C: Demonstrate competence in the skills and strategies of the writing process. II-C:1. Compose a draft that conveys major ideas and maintains focus on the topic by using preliminary plans.
II-C:2. Compose a variety of fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and drama selections using self-selected topics and multimedia forms (e.g., poems, simple narratives, short reports, learning logs, letters, notes, directions, instructions).
II-C:3. Suggest and implement reflection and revision (with assistance) on target elements by:
II-C:3.a. clarifying ideas, adding descriptive words and phrases,
II-C:3.c. combining short, related sentences, and
II-C:3.d. strengthening word choice.
II-C:4. Begin to incorporate literary words and language patterns in writing (e.g., elaborate descriptions, use figurative wording).