Oregon Department of Education

Oregon K-12 Literacy Framework - Writing: GOALS

Writing goals that focus on students’ fluency, productivity, writing quality, and use of the writing process to write multiple forms of text across the content areas—anchor a school’s comprehensive writing plan.

  • A critical school responsibility is ensuring K-12 students develop the skills to write fluently, so they are able produce the amount (and quality) of writing necessary to complete school assignments and other academic tasks.
  • A primary writing goal across K-12 is that students must adapt their written communication to audience, task, purpose, and discipline, and apply the conventions associated with different writing genres.

  • K-12 students use all aspects of the writing process to produce high quality, coherent writing.

  • K-12 students must use writing to think and learn, respond to reading tasks, and research and build knowledge.

  • K-12 students must write frequently and regularly over extended and shorter timeframes.

  • Goals PDF   01/13/2012 (434.70 KB)