ELA-00.W.01

ELA Writing Strand Logo Kindergarten (ELA) Targeted Standard
(W) Strand: Writing
Cluster: Text Types and Purposes

ELA-00.W.01 Write opinion pieces using a combination of drawing and writing.

Sub-Standards:

a. Tell a reader the topic or the name of the book they are writing about
b. State an opinion or preference about the topic or book (e.g., My favorite book is…)

Student Learning Targets:

Knowledge Targets

  • I can identify the topic or name of a book.
  • I can identify an opening to a piece of writing.
  • I can identify a closing to a piece of writing.

Reasoning Targets

  • I can determine my opinion or preference about a topic or book.

Skills (Performance) Targets

  • I can use drawings and words to share my opinion about a topic or book.

Proficiency Scale

The student can ...
1 Beginning
... with help, demonstrates a partial understanding of some of the simpler details and processes (Score 2.0 content) and some of the more complex ideas and processes (Score 3.0 content).
Start
2 Developing
... demonstrates no major errors or omissions regarding the simpler details and processes but exhibits major errors or omissions regarding the more complex ideas and processes (Score 3.0 content).
  • recognize or recall specific terminology, such as:
    • opinion, nonfiction, facts
  • perform basic processes, such as:
    • orally differentiate facts from opinions
    • form and state an opinion orally
    • write an opinion with drawings and/or words with prompting and support
3 Proficient
“The Standard.”
... demonstrates no major errors or omissions regarding any of the information and processes that were end of instruction expectations.
  • write opinion pieces using a combination of drawing and writing.
    • (a) tell a reader the topic or name of the book they are writing about
    • (b) state an opinion or preference about the topic or book (e.g., My favorite book is…)
4 Advanced
... demonstrates in-depth inferences and applications regarding more complex material that go beyond end of instruction expectations.
  • write an opinion text with:
    • a clear and focused opinion
    • relevant, accurate and specific supporting reasons
    • varied sentence structure and word use
    • words and pictures that enhance the meaning of the text
Teacher Proficiency Scale

Resources

Vocabulary

  • Opinion
  • Topic
  • Sentence
  • Word choice
  • Opening
  • Closing
  • Text

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