2.2.11 The student will maintain legible printing and begin to make the transition to cursive.
2.2.11.A understand that legible printing is an important tool of written communication.
184.108.40.206 write legibly.
220.127.116.11 space words in sentences.
18.104.22.168 space sentences in writing.
22.214.171.124 learn basic strokes for cursive.
2.2.12 The student will write stories, letters, and simple explanations. a) Generate ideas before writing. b) Organize writing to include a beginning, middle, and end for narrative and expository writing. c) Expand writing to include descriptive detail. d) Revise writing for clarity.
2.2.12.A understand that written communication should be well planned and clear to the reader.
126.96.36.199 generate ideas and organize information before writing by:
188.8.131.52.a participating in brainstorming activities;
184.108.40.206.b making lists of information;
220.127.116.11.c talking to classmates or teacher about what to write; and
18.104.22.168.d using graphic organizers to plan their writing.
22.214.171.124 include a beginning, middle, and end in narrative and expository writing.
126.96.36.199 participate in shared research and writing projects.
188.8.131.52 write informative/explanatory pieces that introduce the topic, use facts or opinions, and provide a concluding statement.
184.108.40.206 write narratives describing events with details, sequence, and a closure.
220.127.116.11 delete or add words to clarify meaning during the revising process.
18.104.22.168 avoid stringing ideas together with and or then.
22.214.171.124 begin to learn and use the writing domains of composing, written expression, and usage/mechanics.
2.2.13 The student will edit writing for correct grammar, capitalization, punctuation, and spelling. a) Recognize and use complete sentences. b) Use and punctuate declarative, interrogative, and exclamatory sentences. c) Capitalize all proper nouns and the word I. d) Use singular and plural nouns and pronouns. e) Use apostrophes in contractions and possessives. f) Use contractions and singular possessives. g) Use knowledge of simple abbreviations. h) Use correct spelling for commonly used sight words, including compound words and regular plurals. i) Use commas in the salutation and closing of a letter. j) Use verbs and adjectives correctly in sentences.
2.2.13.A understand that proper grammar, capitalization, punctuation and spelling contribute to the meaning of writing.