I can determine the meaning of words with Latin suffixes.
I can define the main idea (in an informational text).
I can identify key ideas from an informational text.
I can determine the main idea of an informational text.
I can recount/retell (put into my words) the key details of a text.
I can develop a topic with facts, definitions and details.
I can group facts and related information together about a topic.
I can use prewriting strategies to formulate ideas (eg., graphic organizers, brainstorming, list).
I can recognize that a good piece of writing requires more than one draft.
I can revise my writing (reading aloud, checking for understanding, adding and deleting details).
I can edit my writing by checking for errors in capitalization, punctuation, spelling, etc.
I can prepare a new draft with changes that strengthens my writing.
I can explain the function of nouns.
I can explain the function of pronouns.
I can explain the function of verbs.
I can explain the function of adjectives.
I can explain the function of adverbs.