MI.ELA-Literacy.RL.3.4 Craft and Structure.
I can use strategies (eg., context clues, root words, affixes) to determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text.
I can define literal language and nonliteral language.
I can identify literal and nonliteral language in a text.
I can use context clues to determine the meaning of literal and nonliteral language.
MI.ELA-Literacy.W.3.3a Text Types and Purposes.
I can define narrative text and describe the basic part of plot (introduction, rising action, climax, falling actions, and resolution).
I can introduce my characters and the events/situation that starts the story.
I can organize the events in an order that makes sense in my narrative .
MI.ELA-Literacy.W.3.4 Production and Distribution of Writing.
I can identify the writing style/genre (opinion, informative, or narrative) that best fits my task and purpose.
I can use organizers to develop my writing idea.
I can create a piece of writing that shows my understanding of a specific writing style.
MI.ELA-Literacy.W.3.5 Production and Distribution of Writing.
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.