Maryland College and Career-Ready Standards
MD.W. Standards for Writing (W)
Text Types and Purposes
W3.CCR. Anchor Standard: Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, well-chosen details, and well-structured event sequences.
3.W3-d. Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, descriptive details, and clear event sequences – Provide a sense of closure.
3.W3-d.2. Apply the revision and editing stages of the writing process to the narrative piece (See CCSS W.3.4, W.3.6) – Revise to: ensure that characters and events are clearly described (See CCSS RL.3.3), ensure that the narrative is organized chronologically and has a clear beginning, middle, and end (See CCSS RL.3.5), choose words and phrases for effect and for precision (See CCSS L.3.1c, L.3.3a, L.3.5c); Edit to correct errors in: temporal words and phrases (See CCSS W.3.3c), formation and use of simple verb tenses (See CCSS L.3.1e), subject-verb and pronoun-antecedent agreement (See CCSS L.3.1f), punctuation of dialogue (See CCSS L.3.2c), formation and use possessives (CCSS L.3.2d), conventional spelling of high-frequency words (See CCSS L.3.2e); Consult reference materials and spelling patterns and generalizations to check and correct spellings (See CCSS L.3.2f, g).
Production and Distribution of Writing
W5.CCR. Anchor Standard: Develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, editing, rewriting, or trying a new approach.
3.W5. With guidance and support from peers and adults, develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, and editing. (Editing for conventions should demonstrate command of Language standards 1–3 up to and including grade 3 on pages 28 and 29.)
3.W5.1. See CCSS W.3.1, W.3.2, W.3.3, W.3.7; SL.3.1, 4, and 5 of CCSC Framework for specific application.
Range of Writing
W10.CCR. Anchor Standard: Write routinely over extended time frames (time for research, reflection, and revision) and shorter time frames (a single sitting or a day or two) for a range of tasks, purposes, and audiences.
3.W10. Write routinely over extended time frames (time for research, reflection, and revision) and shorter time frames (a single sitting or a day or two) for a range of discipline-specific tasks, purposes, and audiences.
3.W10.1. Adjust the writing process as appropriate for different writing tasks, purposes, and audiences and time frames.