Common Core Standard W.4.4. "We can produce clear and coherent writing in which the development and organization are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience."
Task: What are you asked to write? (Make sure to read all the task expectation.)
Purpose: What is the reason for your writing? (Ex. narrate? persuade? debate or express opinion? provide information? entertain? describe?)
Audience: Who is the intended audience? Do you need a formal voice or casual voice or combination of the two? (peers, family, school administrators, businesses)