Finer grained standards that are part of this one
composing an email to a friend on a computer
using a sticky pad in the art area to make an invitation for a friend to eat beside them at lunch
dictating a story and, when finished, saying, “the end”
scribbling a list starting at the top of the page
writing their first and last names and leaving a space between the two names
writing letters on an envelope, putting a sticker on it, and “mailing” it to the teacher when playing at the writing table.
Write thank you letters along with the children after field trips to the fire station, zoo, or bakery.
Write a to-do list and encourage children to write their own.
Prompt children to provide a clear beginning, middle, and end to their stories when taking dictation.