These are a work in progress. I can statements are focused targets developed from the state standards that explain what your child is working on for the week/unit. Instruction within the classroom will target these areas so that the teachers can ensure these skills are mastered.5th Grade Writing I Can Statements:Week of 9/13I can use quotation marks correctly.I can develop and state the main idea in my writing.Week of 9/20I can generate writing ideas through discussions with others and fromprinted material, and keep a list of writing ideas.
I can use this list of writing ideas to write informally in my journal.9/27
I can state and develop the main idea.
I can determine my purpose and audience.
I can use organizational strategies to organize my writing.
I can group related ideas into paragraphs including topic sentences .
I can vary my language and style in my writing.
I can proofread my writing.
I can use a rubric to judge the quality of my writing.
I can use commas correctly.
I can conduct interviews to gather information.
I can use technology to compose text.
I can write a narrative.
Last Modified on September 10, 2010