Standards with the same topic and subject but for other grades
use frequently occurring irregular plural nouns (e.g., feet, children, teeth, fish).
provide a referent for pronouns (e.g., Serena wanted to sing but she was afraid).
demonstrate subject-verb agreement.
use singular and plural nouns and pronouns.
use verbs and adjectives correctly in sentences (e.g., The friendly girls talk loudly. The friendly girl talks loudly.).
use present, past, and future tenses appropriately.
use noun/pronoun agreement (pronoun agrees in number and gender with its antecedent).
use a comma to separate coordinate adjectives (e.g., It was a fascinating, enjoyable movie).
differentiate between and correctly use adjectives and adverbs (e.g., use adverbs instead of adjectives where appropriate, “He played really well.” instead of “He played real well.”)
use more complex sentence structure with conjunctions, such as while, when, if, because, so, and but, when describing events and giving explanations.