STANDARD 2.13 The student will edit writing for correct grammar, capitalization, punctuation, and spelling.

The student will:

a) Recognize and use complete sentences.
b) Use and punctuate declarative, interrogative, and exclamatory sentences.
c) Capitalize all proper nouns and the word I.
d) Use singular and plural nouns and pronouns.
e) Use apostrophes in contractions and possessives.
f) Use contractions and singular possessives.
g) Use knowledge of simple abbreviations.
h) Use correct spelling for commonly used sight words, including compound words and regular plurals.
i) Use commas in the salutation and closing of a letter.
j) Use verbs and adjectives correctly in sentences.


 Prior Knowledge Vocabulary and DefinitionsResources 

 Related SOL's

K.12 The student will write to communicate ideas for a variety of purposes.
a)Differentiate pictures from writing.
b)Draw pictures and/or use letters and phonetically spelled words to write about experiences.
c)Use letters and beginning consonant sounds to spell phonetically words to describe pictures or write about experiences.
d)Write le Left to right and top to bottom.


1.13 The student will write to communicate ideas for a variety of purposes.
a)Generate ideas.
b)Focus on one topic.
c)Revise by adding descriptive words when writing about people, places, things, and events.
d)Use complete sentences in final copies.
e)Begin each sentence with a capital letter and use ending punctuation in final copies.
f)Use correct spelling for commonly used sight words and phonetically regular words in final copies.
g)Share writing with others.

























Trade Books



Enhanced Scope and Sequence


Grammar Practice Park




Sentence Structure Activities




Punctuation and Capitalization Game

Punctuation Paintball

Alien Punctuation



Brain Pop:  Nouns

Brain Pop Jr:  Nouns

Proper/Common Noun Sort

Noun Dunk (proper/common nouns)



Adjectives Games

Adjective Detective

What's in the Bag?





Essential Understandings Essential Questions Essential Knowledge Essential Skills
 •The intent of this standard is that students will continue to learn to edit and self-correct their writing.
•Students should apply grammatical rules to their writing.
•Declarative sentences form a statement (e.g., She is my friend.).
•Interrogative sentences form a question (e.g., What time is it?).
•Exclamatory sentences use powerful emotions or feelings (e.g., We won the game!).

 All students should:

 understand that proper grammar, capitalization, punctuation and spelling contribute to the meaning of writing.

 To be successful with this standard, students are expected to:

•recognize and use complete sentences.
•punctuate declarative, interrogative, and exclamatory sentences (e.g., period, question mark, exclamation point).
•capitalize all proper nouns and words at the beginning of sentences.
•capitalize the word I.
•use singular and plural nouns and pronouns.
•use frequently occurring irregular plural nouns (e.g., feet, children, teeth, fish).
•use apostrophes to form contractions and common singular possessives.
•identify simple abbreviations, including those for titles (e.g., Mr., Mrs., Ms., and Dr.), calendar words (e.g., Jan., Feb., Mon., Tue.), and address words (e.g., St., Rd.).
•spell commonly used sight words, compound words, and regular plurals correctly.
•use commas in the salutation (e.g., Dear Tyrell, ) and closing (e.g., (Sincerely, ) of a letter.
•use verbs and adjectives correctly in sentences (e.g., The friendly girls talk loudly. The friendly girl talks loudly.).