Illinois Kindergarten Writing Standards

LiteracyTA provides writing skills that Illinois educators use to teach Illinois Kindergarten Writing Standards.

The Illinois literacy standards are the what. The skills below and the related eCoach discussions are the how. In the table below, you will find next to each Illinois writing standard practical skills, classroom resources, rich conversations and teaching ideas that move all students toward achieving Illinois standards!

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Literacy Standard

Text Types and Purposes

Use a combination of drawing, dictating, and writing to compose opinion pieces in which they tell a reader the topic or the name of the book they are writing about and state an opinion or preference about the topic or book (e.g., My favorite book is . . .).

Range of Writing

(Begins in grade 3)
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