ELA-02.L.02

 

ELA-02 Targeted Standards
(L) Strand: Language
Cluster: Conventions of Standard English.

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

a.  Capitalize holidys, product names, and geographical names.

b.  Use commas in greetings and closings of letters.

c.  Use an apostrophe to form contractions and frequntly occurring possessives.

d.  Generalize learned spelling patterns when writing words (e.g cage/badge, boy/boil)

e.  Consult reference materials, including beginning dictionaries, as needed to check and correct spellings.

Student Learning Targets:

Knowledge Targets

  • I can identify proper nouns, holidays, product names and geographical names that need to be capitalized
  • I can name different types of punctuation

Skills (Performance) Targets

  • I can recognize and use correct capitalization in my writing
  • I can use punctuation correctly in my writing
  • I can use common spelling patterns when writing words
  • I can spell high-frequency words correctly

 

Rubric/Proficiency Scale

Score   Description Sample Activity
4.0

Student is able to:

  • Make no errors in capitalization, punctuation and spelling
  • The writing is easy to read
The student may write about the same topics, but the writing conventions of capitalization, punctuation and spelling are advanced according to the indicators for a Level 4.
  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

  • Make minimal errors in capitalization, punctuation and makes minimal errors in grade appropriate spelling
  • The writing is easy to read
Students will be writing opinion, informative and narrative pieces.  Some pieces will be edited and published for an outside audience to read.
  2.5 No major errors or emissions regarding 2.0 content and partial knowledge of the 3.0 content.
2.0

The student:

  • Makes some errors in capitalization, punctuation and spelling
  • Errors are noticeable and interrupt the flow
See Level 3 for example of task.
  1.5 In addition to 1.0 content, student has partial knowledge of the 2.0 content.
1.0

The student:

  • Makes many errors in capitalization, punctuation and spelling
  • The errors are noticeable and greatly interrupt the flow 
See Level 3 for example of task.
  0.5 Limited or no understanding of the skill is demonstrated.

Resources

Websites

Vocabulary

  • Capitalization
  • Punctuation
  • Comma
  • Spelling pattern
  • High-frequency Word

 

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