ELA.K.C.3.1

Follow the rules of standard English grammar, punctuation, capitalization, and spelling appropriate to grade level.

Clarifications

Clarification 1: Skills to be mastered at this grade level are as follows:
  • Begin each sentence with a capital letter and use ending punctuation.
  • Capitalize the days of the week, the months of the year, and the pronoun I.
  • Form regular plural nouns orally by adding /s/ or /es/.
  • Use interrogatives to ask questions. 
Skills to be implemented but not yet mastered are as follows:
  • Capitalize proper nouns.
  • Form and use simple verb tenses for regular verbs by adding the affix -ed.
  • Form and use complete simple sentences.
  • Use possessives.
  • Use subject-verb agreement in simple sentences.
Clarification 2: See Convention Progression by Grade Level for more information. 
General Information
Subject Area: English Language Arts (B.E.S.T. - Effective starting 2021-2022)
Grade: K
Strand: Communication
Date Adopted or Revised: 08/20
Status: State Board Approved

Related Courses

This benchmark is part of these courses.
5010030: Functional Basic Skills in Communications-Elementary (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 - 2022 (current), 2022 and beyond)
5010041: Language Arts - Kindergarten (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 - 2021, 2021 and beyond (current))
7710011: Access Language Arts - Kindergarten (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 - 2018, 2018 - 2022 (current), 2022 and beyond)
5010100: Introduction to Debate Kindergarten (Specifically in versions: 2020 - 2022 (current), 2022 and beyond)
5010011: English for Speakers of Other Languages Kindergarten (Specifically in versions: 2021 and beyond (current))

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Alternate version of this benchmark for students with significant cognitive disabilities.
ELA.K.C.3.AP.1: 1 Follow the rules of standard English grammar, punctuation, capitalization and spelling.
Capitalize the first word in a sentence, the pronoun I and use ending punctuation.
Form and use complete simple sentences.
Use interrogatives to ask questions.

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