Common Core ELA Standards: ELACC2L1: Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when speaking and writing. a. Use collective nouns b. Form and use irregular plural nouns c. Use reflexive pronouns d. form and use past tense of irregular verbs e. Correctly use adjectives and adverbs f. Produce, expand, and rearrange complete simple and compound sentences. g. Create documents with legible handwriting. h. Use knowledge of language and its conventions when writing, speaking, reading or listening.