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8-5-W-1

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Standard 5: Language

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

 

WRITING: Students will demonstrate command of Standard English grammar, mechanics, and usage through writing and other modes of communication.
8.5.W.1 Students will write using correct mechanics with a focus on commas, apostrophes, quotation marks, colons, and semi-colons.

Student Actions 

Teacher Actions 

  • Students will demonstrate correct usage of mechanics, especially commas, apostrophes, quotation marks, colons and semicolons.
  • Students practice correcting their writing using correct mechanics with a focus on commas, apostrophes, quotation marks, colons and semicolons.

 

 

 

 

 
  • Teachers continue to reinforce the correct usage of mechanics.
  • Teachers model the correct usage and mechanics of commas, apostrophes, quotation marks, colons, and semi-colons.
  • Teachers provide opportunities for students to write using correct mechanics, especially commas, apostrophes, quotation marks, as necessary for dialogue and quoted material.
  • Teachers provide opportunities for students to receive feedback that focuses specifically on mechanics with a focus on commas, apostrophes, quotation marks, colons, and semi-colons.
  • Teachers provide students with a guide for correct mechanics and allow opportunities for students to correct their writing using the guide. 

Supporting Resources 

Teacher Insights

 

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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