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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Introduce a variety of prewriting activities such as brainstorming, clustering, illustrating, using graphic organizers, and webbing.
Use a process approach to write coherently, using developmentally appropriate steps of the writing process: prewriting, drafting, revising, editing/proofreading, and publishing or presenting the final product.
Begin writing an independent first draft with a clear beginning, middle, and ending.
Use the revision process and continue to use the standard editing marks and proofreading skills introduced in the first grade.
Publish and present final writing products with various audiences such as peers or adults.