Demonstrate command of the conventions of Standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking.
a. Use collective nouns (e.g., group).
b. Form and use frequently occurring irregular plural nouns (e.g., feet, children, teeth, mice, fish).
c. Use reflexive pronouns (e.g., myself, ourselves).
d. Form and use the past, present, and future tenses of frequently occurring regular and irregular verbs (e.g. sat, hit, and told).
e. Use adjectives and adverbs, and choose between them depending on what is to be modified.
f. Use interjections (e.g., Yes! That is mine; Yes, that is mine!)
g. Produce, expand, and rearrange complete simple and compound sentences using frequently occurring conjunctions (e.g., and, but, or, yet, so).
h. Identify and use declarative, interrogative, imperative, and exclamatory sentences.
i. With assistance, link sentences into a simple, cohesive paragraph that contains: A main idea, supporting details, and a conclusion.