Academic Standard

Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage.
Initiative: 
Tennessee State Standards
Framework: 
English/Language Arts
Type: 
Standard
Code: 
TSS.ELA.8.L.CSE.1
Grade range: 
8
Groupings:
Cornerstone = Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking.
 
Elements within this Standard
 
Component
When reading or listening, analyze the use of phrases and clauses within a larger text.
When reading or listening, explain the function of verbs.
When writing or speaking, produce simple, compound, complex, and compound-complex sentences with effectively-placed modifiers.
When reading or listening, explain the function of the voice (active and passive) and the mood of a verb and its application in text.
When writing or speaking, produce and use varied voice and mood of verbs.