5 Demonstrate increasing awareness of and competence in emergent writing skills and abilities.
5.A Demonstrate growing interest and abilities in writing.
5.A.ECa Experiment with writing tools and materials.
5.A.ECb Use scribbles, letter-like forms, or letters/words to represent written language.
5.A.ECc With teacher assistance, write own first name using appropriate upper/ lowercase letters.
5.B Use writing to represent ideas and information.
5.B.ECa With teacher assistance, use a combination of drawing, dictating, or writing to express an opinion about a book or topic.
5.B.ECb With teacher assistance, use a combination of drawing, dictating, or writing to compose informative/explanatory texts in which they name what they are writing about and supply some information about the topic.
5.B.ECc With teacher assistance, use a combination of drawing, dictating, or writing to narrate a single event and provide a reaction to what happened.
5.C Use writing to research and share knowledge.
5.C.ECa Participate in group projects or units of study designed to learn about a topic of interest.
5.C.ECb With teacher assistance, recall factual information and share that information through drawing, dictation, or writing.