VA.ESOL. Virginia 2010 English Standards of Learning
4.5. The student will read and demonstrate comprehension of fictional texts, narrative nonfiction texts, and poetry.
4.5.c) Identify the main idea.
4.5.d) Summarize supporting details.
4.6. The student will read and demonstrate comprehension of nonfiction texts.
4.6.d) Identify the main idea.
4.6.e) Summarize supporting details.
4.6.f) Draw conclusions and make simple inferences using textual information as support.
4.7. The student will write cohesively for a variety of purposes.
4.7.f) Write a clear topic sentence focusing on the main idea.
4.7.g) Write two or more related paragraphs on the same topic.
4.7.h) Use transition words for sentence variety.
4.7.k) Include supporting details that elaborate the main idea.
4.8. The student will edit writing for correct grammar, capitalization, spelling, punctuation, sentence structure, and paragraphing.
4.8.a) Use subject-verb agreement.
4.8.d) Use noun-pronoun agreement.
4.8.e) Use commas in series, dates, and addresses.
4.8.f) Incorporate adjectives and adverbs.
4.8.h) Use singular possessives.