Outcome #1 (C-1) - Writing conveys a message or purpose (to describe, explain, narrate, or persuade).
Outcome #2 (C-2) - Writing has supporting ideas/examples.
Outcome #4 (C-4) - Writing has a sense of completeness.
Outcome #3 (O-3) - Logical order (sequence, order of events/details).
Outcome #5 (L-5) - Word choice appropriate to the audience, purpose, and subject.
Outcome #6 (L-6) - Clear language (active verbs, precise nouns, descriptive adjectives and adverbs).
IV. Writing Conventions
Outcome # 7 (W-7) - complete sentences
Outcome # 8 (W-8) - subject/verb agreement
Outcome # 9 (W-9) - standard form of verb/nouns
Outcome #10 (W-10) - punctuation
Outcome #11 (W-11) - capitalization
Outcome #12 (W-12) - spelling
Outcome #13 (W-13) - writing is legible
I. Fiction - These outcomes do not apply to The Write Site Program.
A. Details (e.g., who, what, where, when, how or problem/solution)
B. Stated or implied main ideas.
C. Cause-and-effect relationships
D. Difference between statements based on fact and statements based on inference.
E. Whether a statement is fact or an opinion.
F. Predictions about whether certain information is likely to be included in materials (based on author's views and interests).
G. Details that either support or do not support the main idea.
H. Author's purpose for writing the selection (to persuade, entertain, inform, or instruct.)
I. The best summary for a specific audience.
J. Author's attitude to
ward a topic (author's bias, slant, or view).
III. Everyday/Functional Outcome
A. Directions of two or more steps.
B. Selection and use of appropriate reference sources and illustrative materials (sources-dictionary, encyclopedia, almanac, atlas, etc.; skills-alphabetical order; skimming and scanning; reading charts, tables, diagrams, etc.).
C. Meaning of vocabulary words used in an application form.
D. The use of propaganda.
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