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Topic: Research to build and present knowledge 

Common Core English Language Arts

 Strand  Writing
  Kindergarten
   W.K.7.Participate in shared research and writing projects (e.g., explore a number of books by a favorite author and express opinions about them).
   W.K.8.With guidance and support from adults, recall information from experiences or gather information from provided sources to answer a question.
  Grade 1
   W.1.7.Participate in shared research and writing projects (e.g., explore a number of "how-to" books on a given topic and use them to write a sequence of instructions).
   W.1.8.With guidance and support from adults, recall information from experiences or gather information from provided sources to answer a question.
  Grade 2
   W.2.7.Participate in shared research and writing projects (e.g., read a number of books on a single topic to produce a report; record science observations).
   W.2.8.Recall information from experiences or gather information from provided sources to answer a question.
 Strand  Writing
  Grade 3
   W.3.7.Conduct short research projects that build knowledge about a topic.
   W.3.8.Recall information from experiences or gather information from print and digital sources; take brief notes on sources and sort evidence into provided categories.
  Grade 4
   W.4.7.Conduct short research projects that build knowledge through investigation of different aspects of a topic.
   W.4.8.Recall relevant information from experiences or gather relevant information from print and digital sources; take notes and categorize information, and provide a list of sources.
  Grade 5
   W.5.7.Conduct short research projects that use several sources to build knowledge through investigation of different aspects of a topic.
   W.5.8.Recall relevant information from experiences or gather relevant information from print and digital sources; summarize or paraphrase information in notes and finished work, and provide a list of sources.
 Strand  Writing
  Grade 6
   W.6.7.Conduct short research projects to answer a question, drawing on several sources and refocusing the inquiry when appropriate.
   W.6.8.Gather relevant information from multiple print and digital sources; assess the credibility of each source; and quote or paraphrase the data and conclusions of others while avoiding plagiarism and providing basic bibliographic information for sources.
  Grade 7
   W.7.7.Conduct short research projects to answer a question, drawing on several sources and generating additional related, focused questions for further research and investigation.
   W.7.8.Gather relevant information from multiple print and digital sources, using search terms effectively; assess the credibility and accuracy of each source; and quote or paraphrase of others while avoiding plagiarism and following a standard format for citation.
  Grade 8
   W.8.7.Conduct short research projects to answer a question (including a self-generated question), drawing on several sources and generating additional related, focused questions that allow for multiple avenues of exploration.
   W.8.8.Gather relevant information from multiple print and digital sources, using search terms effectively; assess the credibility and accuracy of each source; and quote or paraphrase the data and conclusions of others while avoiding plagiarism and following a standard format for citation.
 Strand  Writing
  Grades 9-10
   W.9-10.7.Conduct short as well as more sustained research projects to answer a question (including a self-generated question) or solve a problem; narrow or broaden the inquiry when appropriate; synthesize multiple sources on the subject, demonstrating understanding of the subject under investigation.
   W.9-10.8.Gather relevant information from multiple authoritative print and digital sources, using advanced searches effectively; assess the usefulness of each source in answering the research question; integrate information into the text selectively to maintain the flow of ideas, avoiding plagiarism and following a standard format for citation.
   W.9-10.9.Draw evidence from literary or informational texts to support analysis, reflection, and research.
   W.9-10.9.a.Apply grades 9-10 Reading standards to literature (e.g., "Analyze how an author draws on and transforms source material in a specific work [e.g., how Shakespeare treats a theme or topic from Ovid or the Bible or how a later author draws on a play by Shakespeare]").
   W.9-10.9.b.Apply grades 9-10 Reading standards to literary nonfiction (e.g., "Delineate and evaluate the argument and specific claims in a text, assessing whether the reasoning is valid and the evidence is relevant and sufficient; identify false statements and fallacious reasoning").
  Grades 11-12
   W.11-12.7.Conduct short as well as more sustained research projects to answer a question (including a self-generated question) or solve a problem; narrow or broaden the inquiry when appropriate; synthesize multiple sources on the subject, demonstrating understanding of the subject under investigation.
   W.11-12.8.Gather relevant information from multiple authoritative print and digital sources, using advanced searches effectively; assess the strengths and limitations of each source in terms of the task, purpose, and audience; integrate information into the text selectively to maintain the flow of ideas, avoiding plagiarism and overreliance on any one source and following a standard format for citation.
   W.11-12.9.Draw evidence from literary or informational texts to support analysis, reflection, and research.
   W.11-12.9.a.Apply grades 11-12 Reading standards to literature (e.g., "Demonstrate knowledge of eighteenth-, nineteenth- and early-twentieth-century foundational works of American literature, including how two or more texts from the same period treat similar themes or topics").
 Strand  Writing
  College and Career Readiness Anchor Standards
   W.7.Conduct short as well as more sustained research projects based on focused questions, demonstrating understanding of the subject under investigation.
   W.8.Gather relevant information from multiple print and digital sources, assess the credibility and accuracy of each source, and integrate the information while avoiding plagiarism.
   W.9.Draw evidence from literary or informational texts to support analysis, reflection, and research.