• 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 teachers can ensure these skills are mastered.
    9/20-I can generate writing ideas through discussions with others & from printed material & keep a list of writing ideas.

              I can establish a thesis statement for informational writing or a plan for narrative writing.

              I can use organizational strategies.

     9/23

    I can...

    identify and use Greek, Latin, and Anglo-Saxon roots and affixes to understand vocabulary (Vocab #6).  (all year)

    establish a thesis statement for informational writing or a plan for narrative writing. (Writing Process/Prewriting/#3)

    use organizational strategies (e.g. rough outlines, diagrams, maps, webs, & Venn Diagrams) to plan writing (Writing Process/Prewriting/#5)

    list topics for writing

    write a paragraph with simple, compound, and complex sentences (Writing Process #7)

     

    10/4/10        

    I can...

    identify and use Greek, Latin, and Anglo-Saxon roots and affixes to understand vocabulary (Vocab #6).  (all year)

    proofread writing, edit to improve conventions (e.g., grammar, spelling, punctuation and capitalization) and identify and correct fragments and run-ons. (writing process #15)

    spell high-frequency words correctly ( writing convention #1). Use correct capitalization. (writing convention #4)

    Apply tools (e.g., rubric, checklist and feedback) to judge the quality of writing . (writing process #16)

    write a paragraph with simple, compound, and complex sentences (Writing Process #7)

     

    10/25

    I can...

    identify and use Greek, Latin, and Anglo-Saxon roots and affixes to understand vocabulary (Vocab #6).  (all year)

    proofread writing, edit to improve conventions (e.g., grammar, spelling, punctuation and capitalization) and identify and correct fragments and run-ons. (writing process #15)

    Write a business letters ( writing convention #3). Formatted to convey ideas, state problems, make request or give compliments.  Business Letters will be due Fri. 10/29; common grading rubric will be used for assessment of letters/envelopes.  

    Summative assessment covering Greek, Latin, and Anglo-Saxon roots and suffixes that have been covered this year.  

     
    11/8
    I can...
    identify and use Greek, Latin, and Anglo-Saxon roots and affixes to understand vocabulary (Vocab #6).  (all year)
    proofread writing, edit to improve conventions (e.g., grammar, spelling, punctuation and capitalization) and identify and correct fragments and run-ons. (writing process #15)
    Writing Process Prewriting(1-5)
    Drafting, Revising, and Editing:  Use precise language, action verbs, sensory details, colorful modifiers, and style as appropriate to audience and purpose. (#9)
    Add and delete information and details to better elaborate on a stated central idea and to more effectively accomplish purpose.(#12)
    Writing Applications: Write narrative that maintain a clear focus and point of view and use sensory details and dialogue to develop plot, character and a specific setting. (#1)
    Summative assessment covering Greek, Latin, and Anglo-Saxon roots and suffixes that have been covered this year.  

     

Last Modified on September 10, 2010