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.4.FL.SC.6
Grade range: 
4
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
Use relative pronouns and relative adverbs.
Form and use progressive verb tenses.
Use auxiliary verbs such as can, may, and must to clarify meaning.
Form and use prepositional phrases.
Produce complete sentences; recognize and correct inappropriate fragments and runons.
Use correct capitalization.
Use commas and quotation marks to mark direct speech and quotations from a text.
Use a comma before a coordinating conjunction in a compound sentence.
Write several cohesive paragraphs on a topic.