Massachusetts Curriculum Frameworks
MA.CCRA.L. College and Career Readiness Anchor Standards for Language
Conventions of Standard English
CCRA.L.1. Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking.
CCRA.L.2. Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing.
MA.W.8. Grade 8 Writing Standards [W]
Production and Distribution of Writing
W.8.5. Develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, editing, rewriting, or trying a new approach, focusing on how well purpose and audience have been addressed.
W.8.5.a. Demonstrate command of standard English conventions (as described in Language Standards 1–3 up to and including grade 8).