Academic standards progression

Cornerstone:

Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective techniques, well-chosen details, and well-structured event sequences.
 

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With prompting and support, use a combination of drawing, dictating, and/or writing to narrate a single event.
 
With prompting and support, write narratives recounting an event, including some details to describe actions, thoughts, and feelings; use time order words to signal event order and provide some sense of closure.
 
Write narratives recounting an event or short sequence of events.
  1. Include details to describe actions, thoughts, and feelings.
  2. Use time order words to signal event order.
  3. Provide a sense of closure.
Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using an effective technique, such as descriptive details and clear event sequences.
  1. Establish a situation by using a narrator, including characters, and organizing an event sequence that unfolds naturally.
  2. Use dialogue and/or descriptions of actions, thoughts, and feelings to develop experiences and events, or to show the response of characters to situations.
  3. Use temporal words and phrases to signal event order.
  4. Provide a sense of closure.
  5. Apply language standards addressed in the Foundational Literacy standards.
Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using an effective technique, such as descriptive details and clear event sequences.
  1. Orient the reader by establishing a situation, using a narrator and/or introducing characters.
  2. Organize an event sequence that unfolds naturally and logically.
  3. Use dialogue and description to develop experiences and events or show the responses of characters to situations.
  4. Use a variety of transitional words and phrases to manage the sequence of events.
  5. Provide a conclusion that follows from the narrated experiences or events.
  6. Use precise words and phrases and use sensory details to convey experiences and events.
  7. Apply language standards addressed in the Foundational Literacy standards.
Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using an effective technique, such as descriptive details and clear event sequences.
  1. Orient the reader by establishing a situation, using a narrator and/or introducing characters.
  2. Organize an event sequence that unfolds naturally and logically.
  3. Use narrative techniques, such as dialogue, pacing, and description to develop experiences and events or show the responses of characters to situations.
  4. Use a variety of transitional words, phrases, and clauses to manage the sequence of events.
  5. Provide a conclusion that follows from the narrated experiences or events.
  6. Use precise words and phrases and use sensory details to convey experiences and events.
  7. Apply language standards addressed in the Foundational Literacy standards.
Write narratives (fiction and nonfiction) to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective techniques, relevant descriptive details, and well-structured event sequences.
  1. Engage and orient the reader by establishing a context and point of view and introducing a speaker/narrator and/or participants/characters.
  2. Organize an event sequence that unfolds naturally and logically.
  3. Create a smooth progression of experiences or events.
  4. Use narrative techniques, such as dialogue, pacing, and description when appropriate, to develop experiences, events, and/or characters.
  5. Use a variety of transition words, phrases, and clauses to convey sequence, signal shifts, and show the relationships among experiences and events.
  6. Craft an effective and relevant conclusion that reflects on the narrated experiences or events.
  7. Use precise words and phrases, relevant descriptive details, and sensory language to convey experiences and events.
Write narratives (fiction and nonfiction) to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective techniques, relevant descriptive details, and well-structured event sequences.
  1. Engage and orient the reader by establishing a context and point of view and introducing a narrator and/or participants/characters.
  2. Organize an event sequence that unfolds naturally and logically.
  3. Create a smooth progression of experiences or events.
  4. Use narrative techniques, such as dialogue, pacing, and description when appropriate, to develop experiences, events, and/or characters.
  5. Use a variety of transition words, phrases, and clauses to convey sequence, signal shifts, and show the relationships among experiences and events.
  6. Craft an effective and relevant conclusion that reflects on the narrated experiences or events.
  7. Use precise words and phrases, relevant descriptive details, and sensory language to convey experiences and events.
Write narratives (fiction and nonfiction) to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective techniques, relevant descriptive details, and well-structured event sequences.
  1. Engage and orient the reader by establishing a context and point of view and introducing a narrator and/or participants/characters.
  2. Organize an event sequence that unfolds naturally and logically.
  3. Create a smooth progression of experiences or events.
  4. Use narrative techniques, such as dialogue, pacing, description, and reflection when appropriate, to develop experiences, events, and/or characters.
  5. Use a variety of transition words, phrases, and clauses to convey sequence, signal shifts, and show the relationships among experiences and events.
  6. Craft an effective and relevant conclusion that reflects on the narrated experiences or events.
  7. Use precise words and phrases, relevant descriptive details, and sensory language to convey experiences and events.
Write narrative fiction or literary nonfiction to convey experiences and/or events using effective techniques, well-chosen details, and well-structured event sequences.
  1. Engage and orient the reader by setting out a problem, situation, or observation, establishing point of view, and introducing a narrator/speaker and/or...
  2. Sequence events so that they build on one another to create a coherent whole.
  3. Create a smooth progression of experiences or events.
  4. Use narrative techniques, such as dialogue, pacing, description, reflection, and multiple plot lines to convey experiences, events, and/or characters.
  5. Provide a conclusion that follows from and reflects on what is experienced, observed, or resolved over the course of the narrative.
  6. Use precise words and phrases, telling details, and sensory language to convey a vivid picture of the experiences, events, setting, and/or characters.
  7. Establish and maintain an appropriate style and tone.
Write narrative fiction or literary nonfiction to convey experiences and/or events using effective techniques, well-chosen details, and well-structured event sequences.
  1. Engage and orient the reader by setting out a problem, situation, or observation and its significance, establishing point of view, and introducing a...
  2. Sequence events so that they build on one another to create a coherent whole and build toward a particular tone and outcome.
  3. Create a smooth progression of experiences or events.
  4. Use narrative techniques, such as dialogue, pacing, description, reflection, and multiple plot lines to convey experiences, events, and/or characters.
  5. Provide a conclusion that follows from and reflects on what is experienced, observed, or resolved over the course of the narrative.
  6. Use precise words and phrases, telling details, and sensory language to convey a vivid picture of the experiences, events, setting, and/or characters.
  7. Use appropriate language and techniques, such as metaphor, simile, and analogy.
  8. Establish and maintain an appropriate style and tone.