Academic Standard

Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking.
Initiative: 
Common Core State Standards
Framework: 
English Language Arts & Literacy
Type: 
Standard
Code: 
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.4.1
Grade range: 
4
Groupings:
Category = Conventions of Standard English
 
Elements within this Standard
 
Component
Use relative pronouns (who, whose, whom, which, that) and relative adverbs (where, when, why).
Form and use the progressive (e.g., I was walking; I am walking; I will be walking) verb tenses.
Use modal auxiliaries (e.g., can, may, must) to convey various conditions.
Order adjectives within sentences according to conventional patterns (e.g., a small red bag rather than a red small bag).
Form and use prepositional phrases.
Produce complete sentences, recognizing and correcting inappropriate fragments and run-ons.*
Correctly use frequently confused words (e.g., to, too, two; there, their).*
 
 
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