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1-5-W-1

Page history last edited by Danielle Calvin 1 year, 12 months ago

 

Standard 5: Language

Students will apply knowledge of grammar and rhetorical style to reading and writing.

 

For additional guidance, there is a Grammar Companion Guide on page 8 of the Support Documents.

 

WRITING: Students will demonstrate command of Standard English grammar, mechanics, and usage through writing and other modes of communication.

1.5.W.1 Students will capitalize:

  • the first letter of a sentence

  • proper names

  • months and days of the week

Student Actions 

Teacher Actions 

  • Students will capitalize the appropriate words in writing; specifically the first letter of a sentence, proper names, and months and days of the week.

 

 

 

 

 
  • Teachers explain when to use capitalization in writing.

  • Teachers model correct capitalization when writing the first letter of a sentence, proper names, and months and days of the year.

  • Teachers provide opportunities for students to use correct capitalization when writing the first letter of a sentence, proper names, and months and days of the year.

  • Teachers monitor and provide opportunities for students to receive feedback about using correct capitalization while writing.

Supporting Resources 

Teacher Insights 

Grammar Companion Guide

http://www.readingrockets.org/looking-at-writing/first-grade webpage

http://www.readingrockets.org/article/interactive-writing webpage

Capitalization Rules webpage 
  • Shared writing is a good instructional tool to use when modeling to students the capitalization rules. 

Due to recursive nature of the standards, it is essential that teachers are aware of how all objectives within and between strands work together for optimal instruction.

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