12th Grade ELA Targeted Standards [L] Language Strand Cluster: Conventions of Standard English
ELA-12.L.02 Demonstrate command of the conventions of Standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing.
Student Learning Targets:
I can punctuate and capitalize correctly.
Skills (Performance) Targets
I can use correct capitalization in my writing.
I can use punctuation marks correctly.
I can model grade-appropriate mechanics and usage; i.e. Capitalization: I, proper nouns, proper adjectives, and in sentences; Punctuation: end marks, quotation marks in dialogue, comma in a compound sentence, items in series, apostrophe; Usage: homonyms, spelling strategies.
Measurement of Progress
Conventions of Standard English
L.1 and L.2 -- Within the context of authentic English writing and speaking, demonstrate command of grammar and usage as well as conventions of standard English 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 language and punctuation purposefully to enhance meaning and/or tone of work.
demonstrates command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage as well as capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing and speaking.
Reinforcement of previously practiced conventions:
Usage: subject-verb agreement, pronoun-antecedent agreement, frequently confused words, conjunctive adverbs, consistency in verb tense and voice, parallel structure.
Phrases and clauses: various types of phrases (noun, verb, adjective, adverb, participial, prepositional, absolute) and clauses (independent, dependent: noun, relative, adverb) to convey specific meaning and add variety, dangling and misplaced modifiers.
resolves matters of usage.
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.
However, the student exhibits major errors or omissions regarding the more complex ideas and processes.
With help, the student demonstrates a partial understanding of some of the simpler details and processes and some of the more complex ideas and processes.