New York State Learning Standards and Core Curriculum
NY.5L. 5th Grade Language Standards
Conventions of Standard English
5L1. Demonstrate command of the conventions of Standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking. Core Conventions Skills for Grades 3→5:
5L1.2. Explain the function of nouns, pronouns, verbs, adjectives, and adverbs in general as well as in particular sentences.
5L1.5. Form and use regular and irregular plural nouns.
5L1.7. Form and use regular and irregular verbs.
5L1.8. Form and use the simple verb tenses (e.g., I walked; I walk; I will walk).
5L1.11. Use verb tense to convey various times, sequences, states, and conditions.
5L1.12. Recognize and correct inappropriate shifts in verb tense.
5L1.13. Ensure subject-verb and pronoun-antecedent agreement.
5L2. Demonstrate command of the conventions of Standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing. Core Punctuation and Spelling Skills for Grades 3→5:
5L2.8. Form and use possessives.