Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking.
Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing.
The anchor statements define what students should understand and be able to do by the end of each grade. They correspond to the College and Career Readiness (CCR) anchor statements. The CCR and grade-specific standards are necessary complements—the former
providing broad standards, the latter providing additional specificity—that together define the skills and understandings that all students must demonstrate.