B3. Language Conventions for Reading and Writing:
demonstrate an understanding of sentence structure, grammar, cohesive ties, and capitalization and punctuation, and apply this knowledge when reading and writing sentences, paragraphs, and a variety of texts
For an at-a-glance view of the mandatory learning across grades, see Appendix: Language Conventions for Reading and Writing Continuum, Grades 1–9, Overall Expectation B3.
use their knowledge of sentence types and forms to construct complex sentences that connect and communicate ideas accurately and effectively
demonstrate an understanding of the functions of parts of speech in sentences, consolidate and refine their understanding of grammar, and use this knowledge to support comprehension and communicate meaning clearly and precisely
use and refine their understanding of the meaning and function of capitalization and punctuation to communicate meaning clearly and coherently, when reading and writing