PA.1. Reading, Writing, Speaking, and Listening
1.1. Reading Independently: Students apply a wide range of strategies.
1.1.4.B. Use knowledge of phonics (e.g., syllabication, root words, compound words, contractions, possessives, inflectional endings, prefixes, suffixes), the dictionary, or context clues to decode and understand new words during reading.
1.5. Quality of Writing: Students write clear and focused text to convey a well-defined perspective and appropriate content.
1.5.4.F. Use grade appropriate conventions of language when writing and editing.
1.5.4.F.1. Spell common, frequently used words correctly.