Washington DC Academic Standards
DC.CC.1.L. Language Standards
Conventions of Standard English
1.L.2. Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing.
1.L.2.d. Use conventional spelling for words with common spelling patterns and for frequently occurring irregular words.
1.L.2.e. Spell untaught words phonetically, drawing on phonemic awareness and spelling conventions.