New Jersey Student Learning Standards
NJ.RF.1. Progress Indicators for Reading Foundation Skills
RF.1.2. Demonstrate mastery of spoken words, syllables, and sounds (phonemes) by using knowledge that every syllable must have a vowel sound to determine the number of syllables in a printed word.
RF.1.2.A. Distinguish long from short vowel sounds in spoken single-syllable words.
Phonics and Word Recognition
RF.1.3. Know and apply grade-level phonics and word analysis skills in decoding words.
RF.1.3.D. Distinguish long and short vowels when reading regularly spelled one-syllable words.