Essential Standards Chart:  What is it we expect students to learn?  

Grade:

 2nd

Subject:  

Writing

Semester

2017-2018

Team

Members:  

Sam Parker

Marie Miller

Bethany King

Kelsey Hansen

Hannah Pierce

Katelyn Clayton

Standard Description

Example Rigor

Prerequisite Skills

Common

Assessment

When Taught?

Extension Standards

What is the essential standard to be learned?  Describe in student-friendly vocabulary.

What does proficient student work look like?  Provide an example and/or description.

What prior knowledge, skills, and/or vocabulary is/are needed for a student to master this standard?

What assessment(s) will be used to measure student mastery?

When will this standard

be taught?

What will we do when students have learned the essential standard(s)?

Standard 2.W.1

I can write about my opinion on a topic including an opening and closing sentence, transition words, and reasons/details.

Students will score 80% or higher on the rubric  

Vocabulary: fact, opinion, evidence, topic, ending, audience/readers

Know the difference between fact and opinion, know how to find evidence to support their opinion

-Write 5 sentences

-Correct capitalization

-Correct punctuation

-Opening sentence

-Closing sentence

-3 transition words

-Readable (spacing, can tell what the letters are)

September

Create and share prompts

Peer editing

Standard 2.W.2

I can write to inform my readers using facts and definitions to make my point.

Students will score 80% or higher on the rubric  

Vocabulary: inform, topic, facts, audience/readers, definition

Know how to find and use important facts

-Write 5 sentences

-Correct capitalization

-Correct punctuation

-Opening sentence

-Closing sentence

-3 transition words

-Readable (spacing, can tell what the letters are)

October

Create and share prompts

Peer editing

Standard 2.W.3

I can write a narrative giving a sequence of events using details, transition words and an opening and closing sentence.

 Students will score 80% or higher on the rubric  

Vocabulary: narrative, transition words (first, second, next, last, etc.), sequence, events

Know how to order events, verbally tell a story/give directions

-Write 5 sentences

-Correct capitalization

-Correct punctuation

-Opening sentence

-Closing sentence

-3 transition words

-Readable (spacing, can tell what the letters are)

November/ December

Create and share prompts

Peer editing

Buffum/Mattos/Weber, 2011