Academic standards progression

Cornerstone:

Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking.
 

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Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage.
  1. When reading or listening, explain the function of pronouns (case, intensive pronouns, pronoun antecedent agreement).
  2. When writing or speaking, use pronouns (case, intensive pronouns, pronoun antecedent agreement) effectively.
  3. When reading and listening, explain the function of phrases and clauses.
  4. When writing or speaking, use simple, compound, and complex sentences.
Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage.
  1. When reading or listening, explain the function of phrases and clauses with effectively-placed modifiers.
  2. When writing or speaking, produce simple, compound, and complex sentences with effectively-placed modifiers.
Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage.
  1. When reading or listening, analyze the use of phrases and clauses within a larger text.
  2. When reading or listening, explain the function of verbs.
  3. When writing or speaking, produce simple, compound, complex, and compound-complex sentences with effectively-placed modifiers.
  4. When reading or listening, explain the function of the voice (active and passive) and the mood of a verb and its application in text.
  5. When writing or speaking, produce and use varied voice and mood of verbs.
Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking; use effective parallel structure and various types of phrases and clauses to convey specific meaning and add variety and interest to writing or presentations.
 
Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking; consider complex and contested matters of usage and convention.