VT.1.6. Writing: Writing Conventions: Students' independent writing demonstrates command of appropriate English conventions, including grammar, usage, and mechanics.
W4.3. Grade Level Expectation: Writing Conventions: In independent writing, students demonstrate command of conventional English spelling by:
W4.3.1. Applying spelling knowledge in proofreading and editing of writing.
W4.3.2. Correctly spelling grade-appropriate, high-frequency words and recognizing syllables and affix patterns/rules that are characteristic of the English spelling system.
W4.3.3. Using within-word patterns and common syllable patterns to correct spelling (e.g., common and less frequent vowel teams (e.g., eigh, au, aw, ea for short e, r-controlled syllables, consonant-le syllables, vowel-consonant-silent e, and open syllables with multisyllabic words).