Access Point #: LAFS.5.L.2.AP.3a

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Expand, combine and reduce sentences for meaning, reader interest and style for writing or speaking.


Essential Understandings

(Across Text Types)

  • When revising, decide which sentences need more details (expand).
  • When revising, decide which sentences should be combined.
  • When revising, decide which sentences are not necessary in the writing and can be deleted.
  • Identify what sentences in a piece of writing could be varied.

Number: LAFS.5.L.2.AP.3a Category: Access Points
Date Adopted or Revised: 06/14 Cluster: Knowledge of Language

Related Standards

Name Description
LAFS.5.L.2.3: Use knowledge of language and its conventions when writing, speaking, reading, or listening.
  1. Expand, combine, and reduce sentences for meaning, reader/listener interest, and style.
  2. Compare and contrast the varieties of English (e.g., dialects, registers) used in stories, dramas, or poems.

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