Academic Standard

Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when speaking and conventions of standard English grammar and usage, including capitalization and punctuation, when writing.
Initiative: 
Tennessee State Standards
Framework: 
English/Language Arts
Type: 
Standard
Code: 
TSS.ELA.5.FL.SC.6
Grade range: 
5
Groupings:
Cornerstone = Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when speaking and conventions of standard English grammar and usage, including capitalization and...
 
Elements within this Standard
 
Component
Explain the function of conjunctions, prepositions, and interjections as used in general and in particular sentences.
Form and use the perfect verb tense.
Use verb tense to convey various times, sequences, states, and conditions.
Recognize and correct inappropriate shifts in verb tense.
Use correlative conjunctions.
Use punctuation to separate items in a series.
Use a comma to separate an introductory element from the rest of the sentence.
Use a comma to set off the words yes and no, to set off a tag question from the rest of the sentence (e.g., It's true, isn't it?), and to indicate
Use underlining, quotation marks, or italics to indicate titles of works.
Write multiple cohesive paragraphs on a topic.