Connect relevant descriptions, including sensory
details, personal experiences, observations, and/or research-based
information linking paragraphs and ideas in ways that
make a topic or message clear to the reader.
Improve the organization and consistency in
ideas among paragraphs by revising writing based on given or
self-generated criteria and on others' responses.
Self-edit writing using knowledge of Standard
English conventions of language (e.g., punctuation, sentence
structure, language usage, spelling) and appropriate print and
nonprint resources (e.g., dictionary, thesaurus, spelling check
Prepare writing for publication by using electronic
or other resources and use photos or graphics to enhance the