New York Standards
NY.CC.K.L. Language Standards
Conventions of Standard English
K.L.2. Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing.
K.L.2.c. Write a letter or letters for most consonant and short-vowel sounds (phonemes).
K.L.2.d. Spell simple words phonetically, drawing on knowledge of sound-letter relationships.
NY.CC.K.RF. Reading Standards: Foundational Skills
Phonics and Word Recognition
K.RF.3. Know and apply grade-level phonics and word analysis skills in decoding words.
K.RF.3.b. Associate the long and short sounds with common spellings (graphemes) for the five major vowels.
K.RF.3.d. Distinguish between similarly spelled words by identifying the sounds of the letters that differ.