2.B The student will express ideas effectively in written modes for a variety of purposes and audiences.
2.B.1 The student will use the writing process to write coherently.
2.B.1.1 Introduce a variety of prewriting activities such as brainstorming, clustering, illustrating, using graphic organizers, and webbing.
2.B.1.2 Use a process approach to write coherently, using developmentally appropriate steps of the writing process: prewriting, drafting, revising, editing/proofreading, and publishing or presenting the final product.
2.B.1.3 Begin writing an independent first draft with a clear beginning, middle, and ending.
2.B.1.4 Use the revision process and continue to use the standard editing marks and proofreading skills introduced in the first grade.
2.B.1.5 Publish and present final writing products with various audiences such as peers or adults.
2.B.2 Communicate through a variety of written forms, for various purposes, and to a specific audience or person.
2.B.2.1 Develop modes and forms of language such as informing, persuading, and entertaining.
2.B.2.2 Write brief personal descriptive narratives (stories) with a consistent focus of a beginning, middle, and ending that:
2.B.2.2.a Present a logical sequence of events.
2.B.2.2.b Develop a main idea.
2.B.2.2.c Use details to support the main idea.
2.B.2.3 Write "thank you" notes, friendly letters (identifying the five parts), and invitations.