The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory presents "Let's Write a Newspaper Story!"
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Maryland State Performance Standards
Howard County Essential Objectives
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Students will be able to demonstrate the ability to incorporate elements of effective writing known as DOAL:

D

evelopment: information, arguments or ideas are fully developed and expanded upon.
O

rganization: information, arguments or ideas are logically and purposefully organized and consistently maintained throughout the piece according to an established plan.
A

ttention to Audience: effectively addresses the needs and characteristics of the identified audience.
L

anguage: consistently uses good language choices to enhance the text.


Students will also be able to demonstrate the ability to:

  • Write a lead sentence that introduces the information in an interesting way.
  • Include purposeful and accurate information, supported by appropriate resources, to fully explain the topic.
  • Write a conclusion that ties the information together.
  • Include appropriate vocabulary related to the topic.
  • Vary sentence structure, using linking or transitional words as appropriate.


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