Pennsylvania Core Standards for English Language Arts — Grade K


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CC.1.1.K.A

Utilize book handing skills.

CC.1.1.K.B

Demonstrate understanding of the organization and basic fe

CC.1.1.K.B.a

Follow words left to right, top to bottom, and page by page.

CC.1.1.K.B.b

Recognize that spoken words are represented in written language by specific sequences of letters.

CC.1.1.K.B.c

Understand that words are separated by spaces in print

CC.1.1.K.B.d

Recognize and name all uppercase and lowercase letters of the alphabet.

CC.1.1.K.C

Demonstrate understanding of spoken words, syllables, and sounds (phonemes).

CC.1.1.K.C.a

Recognize and produce rhyming words.

CC.1.1.K.C.b

Count, pronounce, blend, and segment syllables in spoken words

CC.1.1.K.C.c

Blend and segment onsets and rimes of single-syllable spoken words.

CC.1.1.K.C.d

Isolate and pronounce the initial, medial vowel, and final sound (phonemes) in the three phoneme (CVC) words.

CC.1.1.K.D

Know and apply grade-level phonics and word analysis skills in decoding words

CC.1.1.K.D.a

Demonstrate basic knowledge of one-to-one letter-sound correspondence

CC.1.1.K.D.b

Associate the long and short sounds with common spellings for the five major vowels.

CC.1.1.K.D.c

Read grade-level high-frequency sight words with automaticity.

CC.1.1.K.D.d

Distinguish between similarly spelled words by identifying the sounds of the letters that differ

CC.1.1.K.E

Read emergent reader text with purpose and understanding

CC.1.2.K.A

With prompting and support, identify the main idea and retell key details of text

CC.1.2.K.B

With prompting and support, answer questions about key details in a text.

CC.1.2.K.C

With prompting and support, make a connection between two individuals, events, ideas, or pieces of information in a text.

CC.1.2.K.E

Identify parts of a book (title, author) and parts of a text (beginning, end, details).

CC.1.2.K.F

With prompting and support, ask and answer questions about unknown words in a text.

CC.1.2.K.G

Answer questions to describe the relationship between illustrations and the text in which they appear.

CC.1.2.K.H

With prompting and support, identify the reasons an author gives to support points in a text.

CC.1.2.K.I

With prompting and support, identify basic similarities and differences between two texts (read or read aloud) on the same topic.

CC.1.2.K.J

Use words and phrases acquired through conversations, reading, and being read to, and responding to texts.

CC.1.2.K.K

Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown or multiple-meaning words and phrases based upon grade-level reading and content.

CC.1.2.K.L

Actively engage in group reading activities with purpose and understanding.

CC.1.3.K.A

With prompting and support, retell familiar stories including key details.

CC.1.3.K.B

Answer questions about key details in a text.

CC.1.3.K.C

With prompting and support, identify characters, settings, and major events in a story.

CC.1.3.K.D

Name the author and illustrator of a story and define the role of each in telling the story.

CC.1.3.K.E

Recognize common types of text.

CC.1.3.K.F

Ask and answer questions about unknown words in a text.

CC.1.3.K.G

Make connections between the illustrations and the text in a story (read or read aloud)

CC.1.3.K.H

Compare and contrast the adventures and experiences of characters in familiar stories

CC.1.3.K.I

Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown or multiple meaning words and phrases based upon grade-level reading and content.

CC.1.3.K.J

Use words and phrases acquired through conversations, reading, and being read to, and responding to texts.

CC.1.3.K.K

Actively engage in group reading activities with purpose and understanding.

CC.1.4.K.A

Use a combination of drawing, dictating, and writing to compose informative/ explanatory texts.

CC.1.4.K.B

Use a combination of drawing, dictating, and writing to focus on one specific topic.

CC.1.4.K.C

With prompting and support, generate ideas and details to convey information that relates to the chosen topic.

CC.1.4.K.D

Make logical connections between drawing and dictation/writing.

CC.1.4.K.E

With prompting and support, illustrate using details and dictate/write using descriptive words.

CC.1.4.K.F

Demonstrate a grade appropriate command of the conventions of standard English grammar, usage, capitalization, punctuation, and spelling.

CC.1.4.K.F.a

Capitalize the first word in a sentence and the pronoun I.

CC.1.4.K.F.b

Recognize and use end punctuation.

CC.1.4.K.F.c

Spell simple words phonetically

CC.1.4.K.G

Use a combination of drawing, dictating, and writing to compose opinion pieces on familiar topics.

CC.1.4.K.H

Form an opinion by choosing between two given topics.

CC.1.4.K.I

Support the opinion with reasons.

CC.1.4.K.J

Make logical connections between drawing and writing.

CC.1.4.K.L

Demonstrate a grade appropriate command of the conventions of standard English grammar, usage, capitalization, punctuation, and spelling.

CC.1.4.K.L.a

Capitalize the first word in a sentence and the pronoun I.

CC.1.4.K.L.b

Recognize and use end punctuation.

CC.1.4.K.L.c

Spell simple words phonetically.

CC.1.4.K.M

Use a combination of drawing, dictating, and writing to compose narratives that describe real or imagined experiences or events.

CC.1.4.K.N

Establish who and what the narrative will be about.

CC.1.4.K.O

Describe experiences and events.

CC.1.4.K.P

Recount a single event or several loosely linked events, tell about the events in the order in which they occurred, and provide a reaction to what happened.

CC.1.4.K.R

Demonstrate a grade appropriate command of the conventions of standard English grammar, usage, capitalization, punctuation, and spelling.

CC.1.4.K.R.a

Capitalize first word in sentence and pronoun I.

CC.1.4.K.R.b

Recognize and use end punctuation.

CC.1.4.K.R.c

Spell simple words phonetically.

CC.1.4.K.T

With guidance and support from adults and peers, respond to questions and suggestions from peers and add details to strengthen writing as needed.

CC.1.4.K.U

With guidance and support, explore a variety of digital tools to produce and publish writing or in collaboration with peers.

CC.1.4.K.V

Participate in individual or shared research projects on a topic of interest.

CC.1.4.K.W

With guidance and support, recall information from experiences or gather information from provided sources to answer a question.

CC.1.4.K.X

Write routinely over short time frames.

CC.1.5.K.A

Participate in collaborative conversations with peers and adults in small and larger groups.

CC.1.5.K.B

Ask and answer questions about key details in a text read aloud or information presented orally or through other media.

CC.1.5.K.C

Ask and answer questions in order to seek help, get information, or clarify something that is not understood.

CC.1.5.K.D

Share stories, familiar experiences, and interests, speaking clearly enough to be understood by all audiences using appropriate volume.

CC.1.5.K.E

Speak audibly and express thoughts, feelings, and ideas clearly.

CC.1.5.K.G

Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English when speaking, based on kindergarten level and content.