School Improvement in Maryland

Using the State Curriculum: Reading/ELA, Grade PK

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Writing:

Reading/ELA:

Standard 4.0 Writing

Students will compose in a variety of modes by developing content, employing specific forms, and selecting language appropriate for a particular audience and purpose.

Indicator

  • 1. Compose texts using the prewriting and drafting strategies of effective writers and speakers
Objectives
  1. Recognize that writing conveys meaning
  2. Generate ideas by using letter-like shapes, symbols, and letters, dictating words and phrases, and using drawings to represent ideas

Indicator

  • 2. Compose oral and visual presentations that express personal ideas
Objectives
  1. Write to express personal ideas using letter-like shapes, symbols, and letters
  2. Contribute to a shared writing experience or topic of interest
  3. Use drawings, letters, or symbols to express personal ideas

Indicator

  • 3. Identify how language choices in writing and speaking affect thoughts and feelings
Objectives
  1. Identify and use words to communicate feelings
  2. Acquire and use new vocabulary

Indicators/objectives that include assessment limits are assessed on MSA *New Standards identifies the need for students to process 1 million words per year to maintain academic progress.

11/15/07