Texas TEKS Standards
TX.110.12. English Language Arts and Reading, Grade 1
(1.2) Reading/Beginning Reading Skills/Phonological Awareness. Students display phonological awareness. Students are expected to:
1.2 (B) Distinguish between long- and short-vowel sounds in spoken one-syllable words (e.g., bit/bite).
(1.3) Reading/Beginning Reading Skills/Phonics. Students use the relationships between letters and sounds, spelling patterns, and morphological analysis to decode written English. Students will continue to apply earlier standards with greater depth in increasingly more complex texts. Students are expected to:
1.3 (B) Combine sounds from letters and common spelling patterns (e.g., consonant blends, long- and short-vowel patterns) to create recognizable words.