The student will use the writing process to write coherently.
The student will express ideas effectively in written modes for a variety of purposes and audiences.
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Participate in prewriting activities such as brainstorming, discussion, webbing, illustrating or story starters.
Introduce a process approach to create a first draft with teacher assistance, applying developmentally appropriate steps of prewriting and first draft composition.
Begin understanding of the revision process with teacher assistance.
Introduce, with teacher assistance, editing/proofreading of the first draft for simple usage, mechanics, and spelling.
Introduce and apply, with teacher assistance, standard editing marks for capitalization, deletion, and sentence termination.