ELA-05.L.02

 

ELA-05 Targeted Standards
(L) Strand: Language
Cluster: Conventions of Standard English.

ELA-05.L.02 Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing.

a.  Use punctuation to separate items in a series

b. Use a comma to separate an introductory element from the rest of the sentence

c. Use a comma to set off the words yes and no (Yes, thank you), to set off a tag question from the rest of the sentence (It's true, isn't it?), and to indicate direct address (Is that you, Steve?)

d. Use underlining, quotation marks, or italics to indicate titles of works

e. Spell grade-appropriate words correctly, consulting references as needed

Student Learning Targets:

Knowledge Targets

  • I can name different forms of punctuation

Reasoning Targets

  • I can determine when to capitalize words

Skills (Performance) Targets

  • I can identify items in a series and punctuate them correctly
  • I can identify when a comma should be used
  • I can identify when periods, question marks and quotations should be used
  • I can identify titles of works and choose the correct formatting style
  • I can spell high-frequency words correctly
  • I can identify misspelled words and use resources to assist me in spelling correctly

Rubric/Proficiency Scale

Score   Description Sample Activity
4.0

Student is able to:

  • Make no errors in capitalization, punctuation or spelling
  • The writing piece is exceptionally 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:

  • Makes no errors in grade appropriate capitalization, punctuation or grade appropriate spelling
  • The writing piece is easy to read

Students work on many writing pieces (opinion, informative and narrative).  Some pieces will be edited and published for an outside audience.

  2.5 No major errors or emissions regarding 2.0 content and partial knowledge of the 3.0 content.
2.0

The student:

  • Makes a few errors in capitalization, punctuation and grade-appropriate spelling
  • The 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 and/or 3.0 content.
1.0

The student:

  • Makes many errors in capitalization, punctuation and grade-appropriate 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

  • Conventions 
  • Capitalization
  • Punctuation
  • High-Frequency Words
  • Usage
  • Series
  • Comma
  • Quotation

 

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