Maryland Common Core Standards
MD.L.CC. Standards for Language (L)
Conventions of Standard English
L2.CCR. Anchor Standard: Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing.
K.L2. Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing. (SC, K)
K.L2.c. Write a letter or letters for most consonant and short-vowel sounds (phonemes). (SC,K)
K.L2.d. Spell simple words phonetically, drawing on knowledge of sound-letter relationships. (SC, K)
MD.RF.CC. Standards for Reading Foundational Skills (RF)
Phonics and Word Recognition
K.RF3. Know and apply grade- level phonics and word analysis skills in decoding words. (SC, K)
K.RF3.b. Associate the long and short sounds with common spellings (graphemes) for the five major vowels.
K.RF2. Demonstrate understanding of spoken words, syllables, and sounds (phonemes). (SC, K)
K.RF2.d. Isolate and pronounce the initial, medial vowel, and final sounds (phonemes) in three-phoneme (consonant-vowel-consonant, or CVC) words. (This does not include CVCs ending with /l/, /r/, or /x/.) (SC, K)