—Writes with accurate spelling of contractions and syllable constructions, including closed, open, consonant before -le, and syllable boundary patterns.
Students learn how to gather information systematically and use writing as a tool for research and inquiry in the following ways.
Fifth Grade Writing Tests In some states, fifth graders take standardized writing assessments, either with pencil and paper or, increasingly, on a computer.
—Pays particular attention to capitalization of literary titles, nationalities, ethnicities, languages, religions, geographic names and places.
Spelling —Uses spelling rules, orthographic patterns and generalizations correctly.