4.4.7 The student will write cohesively for a variety of purposes. a) Identify intended audience. b) Focus on one aspect of a topic. c) Use a variety of pre-writing strategies. d) Organize writing to convey a central idea. e) Recognize different modes of writing have different patterns of organization. f) Write a clear topic sentence focusing on the main idea. g) Write two or more related paragraphs on the same topic. h) Use transition words for sentence variety. i) Utilize elements of style, including word choice and sentence variation. j) Revise writing for clarity of content using specific vocabulary and information. k) Include supporting details that elaborate the main idea.
4.4.7.A demonstrate the capacity to generate, focus, and organize ideas for writing.
188.8.131.52 use available technology to gather information and to aid in writing.
4.4.8 The student will edit writing for correct grammar, capitalization, spelling, punctuation, sentence structure, and paragraphing. a) Use subject-verb agreement. b) Include prepositional phrases. c) Eliminate double negatives. d) Use noun-pronoun agreement. e) Use commas in series, dates, and addresses. f) Incorporate adjectives and adverbs. g) Use correct spelling for frequently used words, including common homophones. h) Use singular possessives.
4.4.8.A understand that grammatically correct language and mechanics contribute to the meaning of writing.
184.108.40.206 apply knowledge of the writing domains of composing, written expression, and usage/mechanics.