ELA-00.W.02

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

ELA-00.W.02 Write informative/explanatory texts using a combination of drawing and writing.

Sub-Standards:

a. Name what they are writing about.
b. Supply some information about the topic.

Student Learning Targets:

Knowledge Targets

  • I can identify an opening to a piece of writing.
  • I can identify a closing sentence to a piece of writing.

Reasoning Targets

  • I can

Skills (Performance) Targets

  • I can select a topic and information to share.
  • I can use drawings and words to name and give information about a topic.

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:
    • nonfiction, facts, research, labels, diagrams, captions
  • perform basic processes, such as:
    • focus on a topic
    • identify accurate facts about the topic (using background knowledge or research)
    • orally retell a fact(s)
    • write information using 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 informative/ explanatory texts using a combination of drawing and writing.
    • (a) name what they are writing about
    • (b) supply some information about the topic
4 Advanced
... demonstrates in-depth inferences and applications regarding more complex material that go beyond end of instruction expectations.
  • write an informative/ explanatory text with:
    • clear and focused topic
    • relevant, accurate and specific information
    • varied sentence structure and word use
    • words and pictures that enhance the meaning of the text
Teacher Proficiency Scale

Resources

Vocabulary

  • Topic
  • Key details
  • Information
  • Sentence
  • Introduction
  • Closing

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