9th Grade ELA Targeted Standards (L) Language Strand Cluster: Conventions of Standard English
ELA-09.L.02 Demonstrate command of the conventions of Standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing.
Student Learning Targets:
I can identify correct usage of different types of punctuation.
I can identify spelling errors in writing.
I can evaluate and edit writing for capitalization, punctuation, and spelling.
Skills (Performance) Targets
I can capitalize correctly when writing.
I can punctuate correctly when writing.
I can spell correctly when writing.
I can produce writing that demonstrates correct use of conventions: punctuation (e.g., end punctuation, possessive apostrophes, colons to introduce a list or quote, and semi-colons to connect independent clauses), capitalization, and spelling.
Rubric - Resources
Measurement of Progress
Conventions of Language: L9-10. 1 & 2Within the context of authentic English writing and speaking,demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage as well as capitalization, punctuation, and spelling.
In addition to expectations of proficiency, student provides consistent evidence of in-depth inferences and applications that go beyond what was taught and expected.
Uses phrases and clauses to enhance specific meaning and add variety
The student can
demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage as well as capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing and speaking.
continue to implement correct use of previously introduced conventions: punctuation usage, subject-verb agreement, pronoun-antecedent agreement, frequently confused words, verb tense, placement of modifiers, etc.
correctly use semicolons, conjunctive adverbs, colons, various types of phrases (noun, verb, adjective, adverb, participial, prepositional, absolute) and clauses (independent, dependent: noun, relative, adverb).
use parallel structure, various types of phrases and clauses to convey a specific effect and add variety, and appropriate verb choices (voice and tense).
There are no major errors or omissions regarding the simpler details and processes as the student:
demonstrates basic application of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage as well as capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing and speaking.
Identifies parallel structure, various types of phrases and clauses, and appropriate verb choice (voice and tense).
recognizes or recalls specific terminology that relates to knowledge of language, such as: