Use a multisensory and systematic approach to phonics, spelling, and handwriting. Students develop skills in a cumulative manner from letter formation and phonemic awareness to irregular word instruction, and vocabulary.
Use the writing process to draw and/or write narrative, informational, opinion and poetry pieces.
Use correct structure that matches the type of writing.
Demonstrate grade level conventions and grammar (uses correct capitalization and end punctuation; use commas in dates and words in series; spell words with common spelling patterns; use appropriate verb tense).