Academic Standard

Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing.
Initiative: 
Common Core State Standards
Framework: 
English Language Arts & Literacy
Type: 
Standard
Code: 
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.9-10.2
Grade range: 
9 to 10
Groupings:
Category = Conventions of Standard English
 
Elements within this Standard
 
Component
Use a semicolon (and perhaps a conjunctive adverb) to link two or more closely related independent clauses.
Use a colon to introduce a list or quotation.
Spell correctly.