ELA.4.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: 
  • Use subject-verb agreement with intervening clauses and phrases. 
  • Produce complete sentences, recognizing and correcting inappropriate fragments and run-ons. 
  • Use conjunctions. 
Skills to be implemented but not yet mastered are as follows: 
  • Use principal modals to indicate the mood of a verb. 
  • Use appositives, main clauses, and subordinate clauses. 
  • Recognize and correct inappropriate shifts in tense and number. 
  • Use conjunctions correctly to join words and phrases in a sentence. 
  • Use verbals including gerunds, infinitives, and participial phrases. 
  • Use pronouns correctly with regard to case, number, and person, correcting for vague pronoun reference. 
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: 4
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)
5010045: Language Arts - Grade Four (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 - 2022 (current), 2022 and beyond)
7710015: Access Language Arts - Grade 4 (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 - 2018, 2018 - 2022 (current), 2022 - 2023, 2023 and beyond)
5010104: Introduction to Debate Grade 4 (Specifically in versions: 2020 - 2022 (current), 2022 and beyond)
5010015: English for Speakers of Other Languages Grade 4 (Specifically in versions: 2022 and beyond (current))

Related Access Points

Alternate version of this benchmark for students with significant cognitive disabilities.
ELA.4.C.3.AP.1: Follow the rules of standard English grammar, punctuation, capitalization and spelling.
  • Identify and use prepositions and prepositional phrases.
  • Maintain consistent verb tense within a paragraph.

 

 



 

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