North Dakota Academic Content Standards
ND.1.RF Reading Standards: Foundational Skills
1.RF.2. Demonstrate understanding of spoken words, syllables, and sounds (phonemes).
1.RF.2.c. Isolate and pronounce initial, medial vowel, and final sounds (phonemes) in spoken single-syllable words.
Phonics and Word Recognition
1.RF.3. Know and apply grade-level phonics and word analysis skills in decoding words.
1.RF.3.c. Demonstrate use of beginning and ending blends.