This packet helps students in the lower grades or students in the upper grades that would benefit from visual representations to improve written expression skills. Each page depicts a colorful picture along with notes for the student to brainstorm information that they may wish to incorporate into their descriptive sentence at the bottom of each page.
Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking.
Use collective nouns (e.g., group).
Form and use frequently occurring irregular plural nouns (e.g., feet, children, teeth, mice, fish).
Use reflexive pronouns (e.g., myself, ourselves).
Form and use the past tense of frequently occurring irregular verbs (e.g., sat, hid, told).
Use adjectives and adverbs, and choose between them depending on what is to be modified.
Produce, expand, and rearrange complete simple and compound sentences (e.g., The boy watched the movie; The little boy watched the movie; The action movie was watched by the little boy).
Use an apostrophe to form contractions and frequently occurring possessives.
Generalize learned spelling patterns when writing words (e.g., cage → badge; boy → boil).
R.L. 2.1 Asking and answering “who, what, where, when, why, and how” questions helps students learn to locate evidence in texts to craft their questions and support their answers.