Write with a clear focus, coherent organization, sufficient elaboration, and detail
1 Text types and purposes, labels, and familiar words are used to communicate information and ideas
a Use a combination of drawing, dictating, and writing to compose opinion pieces in which they tell a reader the topic or the name of the book they are writing about and state an opinion or preference about the topic or book (e.g., My favorite book is...).
b Use a combination of drawing, dictating, and writing to compose informative/explanatory texts in which they name what they are writing about and supply some information about the topic.
c Use a combination of drawing, dictating, and writing to narrate a single event or several loosely linked events, tell about the events in the order in which they occurred, and provide a reaction to what happened.
d With guidance and support from adults, respond to questions and suggestions from peers and add details to strengthen writing as needed.
e With guidance and support from adults, explore a variety of digital tools to produce and publish writing, including in collaboration with peers.
Apply standard English conventions to effectively communicate with written language
2 Appropriate mechanics and conventions are used to create simple texts
a Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking.