WA.3. Writing: The student writes clearly and effectively.
3.3. Knows and applies writing conventions appropriate for the grade level. (W)
3.3.2. Spells phonetically using some conventional spelling.
3.3.2.a. Uses spelling rules and patterns from kindergarten.
3.3.2.b. Spells first-grade high-frequency words correctly (e.g., the, of, was, they).
3.3.2.c. Includes beginning, middle, and ending sounds in phonetic spelling.
3.3.2.d. Writes using grade level appropriate spelling patterns. Examples: Onset and rime (e.g., bat, cat, fat; man, fan, can); Short vowel patterns (e.g., hat, pet, sip, mop, cut); Blends (e.g., st, tr, dr, br); Digraphs (e.g., sh, th, ch); Long vowel silent e (e.g., make, like)