Student Writing Portfolios




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EWYL Project: Electronic Portfolios

California Content Standards

English and Language Arts: Writing for Grade Two

Writing Strategies
Students write clear and coherent sentences and paragraphs that develop a central idea. Their writing shows they consider the audience and purpose. Students progress through the stages of the writing process (e.g., prewriting, drafting, revising, editing successive versions).
Organization and Focus

ELA.2.1.1. Group related ideas and maintain a consistent focus.
ELA.2.1.3. Understand the purposes of various reference materials (e.g., dictionary, thesaurus, atlas).
Evaluation and Revision
ELA.2.1.4. Revise original drafts to improve sequence and provide more descriptive detail.

Writing Applications (Genres and Their Characteristics)
Students write compositions that describe and explain familiar objects, events, and experiences. Student writing demonstrates a command of standard American English and the drafting, research, and organizational strategies outlined in Writing Standard 1.0. Using the writing strategies of grade two outlined in Writing Standard 1.0, students:
ELA.2.2.1. Write brief narratives based on their experiences: a. Move through a logical sequence of events, and b. Describe the setting, characters, objects, and events in detail.

Visual and Performing Arts: Visual Arts for Grade Two

Creative Expression: Creating, Performing, and Participating in the Visual ArtsStudents apply artistic processes and skills, using a variety of media to communicate meaning and intent in original works of art.
Skills, Processes, Materials, and Tools
2.2. Demonstrate beginning skill in the use of art media, such as oil pastels, watercolors, and tempera.
Communication and Expression Through Original Works of Art
2.4. Create a painting or drawing, using warm or cool colors expressively.

Technology/Information Literacy Standards
NETS Technology Standards for Students: PreK-2

Connecting Curriculum and Technology: Technology productivity tools
1. Create developmentally appropriate multimedia products with support from teachers, family members, or student partners.