Kindergarten Writing Standards
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0001.3.1 Brainstorm - Brainstorm ideas with teachers and peers, use graphic organizers (e.g., webs, charts, diagrams) independently and/or in group, draw pictures to generate ideas, and use a variety of resources to gather information. Spell - Use temporary/creative spelling to spell independently as needed. Descriptive Words - Add descriptive words and details to writing. Writing Properly - Create legible documents for reading by forming legible upper and lower case letters, writing from left to right and top to bottom, and tracing and reproducing letters and words correctly. Evaluate - Evaluate own and others' writing through small group discussion and shared work. 0001.3.6 Suggestions - Incorporate suggestions from teachers and peers.