ELA-00 Targeted Standards
(L) Strand: Language
Cluster: Conventions of Standard English.


ELA-00.L.02 Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing. 

a. Capitalize the first word in a sentence and the pronoun I.

b.  Recognize and name end punctuation.

c.  Write a letter or letters for most consonant and short-vowel sounds (phonemes)

d. Spell simple words phonetically, drawing on knowledge of sound-letter relationships.

Student Learning Targets:

Knowledge Targets

  • I can name the common sounds that letters make

Skills (Performance) Targets

  • I can write the letter or letters for consonant and vowel sounds
  • I can spell words by matching sounds to letters
  • I can write common (high-frequency) words in my writing


Rubric/Proficiency Scale

Score   Description Sample Activity
4.0 Student is able to use conventional spelling for words with common spelling patters and use high- frequency words in their writing.
Student spells the word bunny correctly.
  3.5 In addition to Score 3.0 performance, the student demonstrates in-depth inferences and applications regarding the more complex content with partial success.
3.0 “The Standard.” Student is able to spell simple words phonetically, drawing on knowledge of sound-letter relationships, including some vowel sounds.  
Student attempts to write bunny as bune.
  2.5 No major errors or emissions regarding 2.0 content and partial knowledge of the 3.0 content.
2.0 Student has some sounds of words in their writing. Student writes buny as b or bn.
  1.5 In addition to 1.0 content,student has partial knowledge of the 2.0 and/or 3.0 content.
1.0 Student is able to use marks, lines or scribbles that imitate writing by moving left to right.
Student is still emerging in their sound/spelling patterns and uses lines or scribbles.
  0.5 Limited or no understanding of the skill is demonstrated.




  • Sounds
  • Consonant
  • Writing
  • Word
  • Vowel

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