Reading standards for Literature
Key ideas and details
1. With prompting and support, ask and answer questions about key details in a text.
2. With prompting and support, retell familiar stories, including key details.
3. With prompting and support, identify characters, settings, and major events in the story.
Craft and structure
4. Ask and answer questions about unknown words into text.
5. Recognize common types of text for example storybooks, poems.
6. With prompting and support, being the author and illustrator of the story and defined the role of each and telling the story.
Integration of knowledge and ideas
7. With prompting and support, describe the relationship between illustrations and the story in which they appear. For example, what moment in the story is an illustration showing?
8. Not applicable
9. With prompting and support compare and contrast the adventures and experiences of characters in familiar stories
Range of reading and level of text complexity
10. Actively engaged in a group reading activities with purpose and understanding
Kindergartners Reading Standards: Foundational Skills
Print Concepts
1. Demonstrate understanding of the organization and basic features of print.
A. Follow words from left to right, top to bottom and page by page.
B. Recognize that spoken words are represented in written language by specific sequences of letters.
C. Understand that words are separated by spaces in print.
D. Recognize and name all upper and lowercase letters of the alphabet
Phonological awareness
To demonstrate understanding of spoken words, syllables
A. Recognize and produce rhyming words
B. Count, produce, blend and segment syllables in spoken words.
C. Blend and segment on sets and rhymes of single syllable spoken words
D. Isolate and pronounce the initial, medial vowel and final vowel sounds, phonemes, in three phoneme consonant vowel consonant or CVC words
E. Add or substitute individual sounds phonemes in simple one syllable words to make new words.
Phonics and word recognition
3. Know and apply grade level phonics and word analysis skills in decoding words.
A. Demonstrate basic knowledge of 1 to 1 letter sound correspondences by producing the primary sound or many of the most frequent sounds for each consonant.
B. Associate the long and short sound with common spellings graphing names, for the five major bowels.
C. Read common high-frequency words by sight for example the, two, you, she, is, are, like, do, does
D. Distinguish between similar by identifying the sounds of the letters that differ
4. Read emergent reader text with purpose and understanding
Writing standards
Text types and purposes
1. 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 stayed in opinion or preference about the topic or book my favorite book is, for example
2. Use a combination of drawing, dictating, and writing to compose informative and explanatory text in which they name what they are writing about and supply some information about the topic
3. Use a combination of drawing, dictating in writing to narrate a single event or several loosely linked events, in the order in which they occurred, and provide a reaction to what happened
Production and Distribution of Writing
4. Not applicable
5. With guidance and support from adults, respond to questions and suggestions from peers and add details to strengthen writing as needed.
6. With guidance and support from adults, explore a variety of digital tools to produce and publish writing, including incorporation with peers
Research to Build and Present Knowledge
7. Participate in shared research and writing projects for example explore a number of books by favorite author and express opinions about them
8. And support from adults, recall information from experiences or gather information from provided sources to answer a question. 9. Not applicable
Range of writing
Kinder  Speaking and Listening Standards
Comprehension and collaboration
1. Participate in collaborative conversations with diverse partners about kindergarten topics and text with peers and adults in small and larger groups.
A. Follow agreed-upon rules for discussion for example listening to others and taking turns speaking about the topics and text under discussion.
B. Continue a conversation through multiple exchanges
2. Confirm understanding of a text read aloud or information presented orally or through other media by asking answering questions about key details and requesting clarification if something is not understood. Three. Ask and answer questions in order to seek help, get information, or clarify something that is not understood.
Presentation of knowledge and ideas
4. Describe familiar people, places, things, and events and with prompting and support, provide additional detail.
5. And drawings or other visual displays two descriptions as desired to provide additional detail
6. Speak audibly and express thoughts, feelings, and ideas clearly
Language standards
Kindergarten Conventions of Standard English
1. Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking.
A. Print many upper and lowercase letters.
B. Use frequently occurring nouns and verbs.
C. For regular plural nouns orally by adding S or ES for example dog, dogs; wish, wishes
D. Understand and use question words and interrogative for example who, what, where, when, why, and how
E. Use the most frequently occurring prepositions for example to, from, in, out, on, off, four, of, bye, with
F. Produce and expand complete sentences and shared language activities
2. Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation and spelling when writing
A. Capitalize the first word in a sentence and the pronoun I.
B. Punctuation
C. Write a letter or letters for most consonant and short vowel sounds phonemes.
D. Spell simple words phonetically, drawing on knowledge of letter sound relationships
Vocabulary Acquisition and Use
4. Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple meaning words and phrases based on kindergarten reading and contacts
A. Identify new meetings for familiar words and apply them accurately for example knowing duck is a bird and learning the verb to duck
B. Use the most frequently occurring inflections and affixes for example –ed, -s – –ly – fully, – less as a clue to the meaning of an unknown word
5. With guidance and up and support from adult, explore word relationships and nuances in word meanings.
A. Sort of common objects into categories for example shapes, foods, to gain a sense of the concepts of categories.
B. Demonstrate understanding of frequently occurring verbs and adjectives by relating them to their opposites, antonyms.
C. Identify real-life connections between words and their use.
D. Distinguish shades of meaning among verbs describing the same general action for example walk struts, prints, by acting out the meetings.
6. Use words and phrases acquired through conversations, reading and being read to and responding to texts.
Mathematics kindergarten overview
Counting and cardinality
Know number names and count sequence.
Count to tell the number of objects.
Compare numbers.
Operations and Algebraic Thinking
Understand edition as putting together and adding to and understand subtraction as taking apart and taking from
Number and operations in base 10
Work with numbers 11 through 19 to gain foundations for place value
Measurement and data
Describing compare measurable attributes
Classify objects and count the number of objects in categories
Identify and describe shapes
Create, and compose shapes.
Mathematical practices
1. Make sense of problems and persevere and solving them.
2. Reason abstractly and quantitatively.
3. Construct visible arguments and critique the reasoning of others.
4. Model with mathematics.
5. Use appropriate tools strategically.
6. Attend to precision.
7. Look for and make use of structure.
8. Look for an express regularity and repeated reasoning.