10-second review: Conventions in writing and speaking and vocabulary acquisition and use.
Conventions in Writing and Speaking
.Demonstrate a command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage.
.Demonstrate a command of the conventions of capitalization, punctuation and spelling.
. Make choices about language, punctuation and sentence structure for meaning and style.
Vocabulary Acquisition and Use
.Determine the meaning of words and phrases encountered in conversations, reading and media.
.Understand the nuances among words.
,Use grade appropriate vocabulary.
Source: “CCSSI (
Standards Initiative) for English Language Arts and Literacy in History/Social Studies and Science.” March 10, 2010. You will find the standards at http://www.corestandards.org/. Common Core State