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.3.FL.SC.6
Grade range: 
3
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 nouns, pronouns, verbs, adjectives, and adverbs as used in general and in particular sentences.
Form and use regular and irregular plural nouns.
Use abstract nouns.
Form and use regular and irregular verbs.
Form and use simple verb tenses.
Ensure subject-verb and pronoun-antecedent agreement.
Form and use comparative and superlative adjectives and adverbs correctly.
Use coordinating and subordinating conjunctions.
Produce simple, compound, and complex sentences.
Capitalize appropriate words in titles.
Use commas in addresses.
Use commas and quotation marks in dialogue.
Form and use possessives.
Write a cohesive paragraph with a main idea and detailed structure.