ELA-02.W.01

ELA Writing Strand Logo 2nd Grade (ELA) Targeted Standard
(W) Strand: Writing
Cluster: Text Types and Purposes

ELA-02.W.01 Write opinion pieces in which they introduce the topic or book they are writing about, state an opinion, supply reasons that support the opinion, use linking words to connect opinion and reasons, and provide a concluding statement or section.

Sub-Standards:

a. Introduce the topic or book they are writing about
b. State an opinion.
c. Supply reasons for the opinion.
d. Use linking words (e.g., because, and, also) to connect opinion and reasons
e. Provide a concluding statement or section

Student Learning Targets:

Knowledge Targets

  • I can identify my opinion on a topic or book.
  • I can identify linking words.

Reasoning Targets

  • I can

Skills (Performance) Targets

  • I can give reasons that support my opinion. I can link my opinions and reasons with connecting words.
  • I can write an opinion piece with an introduction, supporting reasons, and a concluding statement/section.

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:
    • topic, opinion, reasons, concluding statement, linking words, persuade
  • perform basic processes, such as:
    • identify an opinion and supporting reasons in a text
    • identify linking words, such as: because, and, also write an opinion about a topic
    • write a reason to support an opinion
    • write a concluding statement using a model
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 that:
    • introduce the topic
    • state an opinion
    • supply reasons to support opinion
    • use linking words to connect to opinion and reasons
    • provide a concluding statement
4 Advanced
... demonstrates in-depth inferences and applications regarding more complex material that go beyond end of instruction expectations.
  • explain how suggested edits will improve a piece of writing
  • make the suggested edits to enhance the text
Teacher Proficiency Scale

Resources

Vocabulary

  • Opinion
  • Structure
  • Opening
  • Closing
  • Linking Words
  • Reason
  • Support

Websites

» 2nd Grade English