1. Demonstrate facility with the specific reading demands of texts drawn from different disciplines, including history, literature, science, and mathematics.

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  1. Gather the information needed to build an argument, provide an explanation, or address a research question.

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  1. Sustain focus on a specific topic or argument.

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  1. Support and illustrate arguments and explanations with relevant details, examples, and evidence.

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  1. Create a logical progression of ideas or events, and convey the relationships among them.

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  1. Choose words and phrases to express ideas precisely and concisely.

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  1. Use varied sentence structures to engage the reader and achieve cohesion between sentences.

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  1. Develop and maintain a style and tone appropriate to the task, purpose, and audience.

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  1. Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard written English, including grammar, usage, and mechanics.

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  1. Represent and cite accurately the data, conclusions, and opinions of others, effectively incorporating them into one's own work while avoiding plagiarism.

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  1. Assess the quality of one's own writing, and, when necessary, strengthen it through revision.

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  1. Use technology as a tool to produce, edit, and distribute writing.

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  1. Synthesize information from multiple relevant sources, including graphics and quantitative information when appropriate, to provide an accurate picture of that information.

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  1. Convey complex information clearly and coherently to the audience through purposeful selection and organization of content.

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  1. Demonstrate understanding of content by reporting facts accurately and anticipating reader misconceptions.

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  1. Establish a substantive claim, distinguishing it from alternate or opposing claims.

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  1. Link claims and evidence with clear reasons, and ensure that the evidence is relevant and sufficient to support the claims.

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  1. Acknowledge competing arguments or information, defending or qualifying the initial claim as appropriate.

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