Conventions

Learning Intention:
We are learning to utilize the text structures to assist us in
reading and creating (interdisciplinary) science and
social studies texts.We are learning to develop ideas
with our fifth of the six traits of writing.
Success Criteria:
I know I am successful when I can synthesize my knowledge of
adding more complex sentence structure to text and utilizing the text structure of compare and contrast by creating an original writing
that uses signal words and answers the key questions of this category
of writing.
I Can:

reflect
(transfer, extended, abstract)

upon organized writing that uses conventions correctly
by creating an original work including appropriate and correct conventions.
I Can:

evaluate

signal words and

analyze
(deep, rational)

works of literature for their value of conventions.
I Can:

apply
(deep, rational)

my knowledge of conventions to both science and social studies texts.
I Can:

identify
(surface,
uni-structural)


specific uses of conventions including capitalization, punctuation, and spelling.
I Can:

describe
(surface,
multi-structural)


the uses of conventions in writings.