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High School (ELA-JN) Journalism

(JW) Writing Strand

ELA-JN.JW.01 - Organize complex information and produce clear and coherent writing. Write routinely over extended time frames (time for research, reflection, and revision) and shorter time frames (a single sitting or a day or two) for a range of tasks, purposes, and audiences.


Some Journalism Standard are larger groups of related Sub-Standards Outcomes. So this Journalism Standard Grade is a calculation of all the related Sub-Standards. So click on the Sub-Standard Outcomes below each Standard to access the learning targets and proficiency scales for each Journalism Standard related Outcomes.


  • JW.01.a - Plan, collect, and organize interview materials accurately and professionally--having interviewee's reviewing and verifying information. Records are organized and kept for future use.
  • JW.01.b - Plan, revise, edit, rewrite work or try a new approach.
  • JW.01.c - Plan, revise, edit, and write publication policies, procedures, and style guides (writing, design, social media, etc.).
  • JW.01.d - Develop the topic thoroughly by selecting the most relevant facts, details and quotations.
  • JW.01.e - Integrate multiple sources of information presented in diverse media or formats (e.g., visually, quantitatively*, orally) evaluating the credibility and accuracy of each source. Source material used in writing is accurately cited.
  • JW.01.f - Present information, findings, and supporting evidence clearly, concisely, and logically such that listeners can follow the line of reasoning and the organization, development, substance, and style are appropriate to purpose, audience, and task.

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