New York State Learning Standards and Core Curriculum
NY.4L. 4th Grade Language Standards
Conventions of Standard English
4L1. Demonstrate command of the conventions of Standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking. Core Conventions Skills for Grades 3→5:
4L1.2. Explain the function of nouns, pronouns, verbs, adjectives, and adverbs in general as well as in particular sentences.
4L2. Demonstrate command of the conventions of Standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing. Core Punctuation and Spelling Skills for Grades 3→5:
4L2.8. Form and use possessives.