VT.1.6. Writing: Writing Conventions: Students' independent writing demonstrates command of appropriate English conventions, including grammar, usage, and mechanics.
W1.3. Grade Level Expectation: Writing Conventions: In independent writing, students demonstrate command of conventional English spelling by:
W1.3.1. Correctly spelling own first name.
W1.3.2. Correctly spelling grade-appropriate, high-frequency words that include phonetically regular words (e.g., 'had,' 'can').
W1.3.3. Using phonemic awareness and letter knowledge to spell independently (using phonetic or temporary spelling when needed).