1ST GRADE WRITING
1st Grade - Writing
By the end of the school year, your child is expected to:
Write all upper and lower case letters of the alphabet.
Spell correctly three- and four-letter words using knowledge about sounds and letters (phonics).
Use knowledge about phonics to spell simple words correctly, and larger words as they sounds (temporarily spelling).
Punctuate a sentence correctly using . ? ! or " as needed.
Use capital letters in writing as needed (first letter of sentence, names of people, names of places, "I").
Write stories, journal entries, letters, lists, signs, captions, notes, and descriptions.
Know that letters make words, words make sentences, and sentences make stories.