California Content Standards for Kindergarten English Language Arts

Beginning and Ending Sounds
FreeBeginning and Ending Sounds are the letter sounds you hear at the beginning of a word. Read more...iWorksheets: 16
Capital Letters
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Comparing Stories
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Counting Syllables
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Letter Sounds - Same & Different
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Onsets & Rimes
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Phoneme Segmentation
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Retelling Stories
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Same & Different Sounds
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Story Parts
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Vowel Sounds
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Word Families
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Word Parts
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Writing Readiness
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CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.R. College and Career Readiness Anchor Standards for Reading

Key Ideas and Details

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.R.2 Determine central ideas or themes of a text and analyze their development; summarize the key supporting details and ideas.
Story Retell
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Main Idea
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CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.R.3 Analyze how and why individuals, events, or ideas develop and interact over the course of a text.
Main Idea
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Craft and Structure

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.R.4 Interpret words and phrases as they are used in a text, including determining technical, connotative, and figurative meanings, and analyze how specific word choices shape meaning or tone.
Three Step Directions
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CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.L. College and Career Readiness Anchor Standards for Language

Conventions of Standard English

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.L.2 Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing.
Spelling
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The Alphabet
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Closed Syllables
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Trace
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Word Study
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Write the word
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Vocabulary Acquisition and Use

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.L.5 Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships, and nuances in word meanings.
Three Step Directions
What is Logical Order? Logical order is how things happen in real life. Read more...iWorksheets :3Study Guides :1

CA.CC.RL.K. Reading Standards for Literature

Key Ideas and Details

RL.K.2. With prompting and support, retell familiar stories, including key details.
Story Retell
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RL.K.3. With prompting and support, identify characters, settings, and major events in a story.
Settings
What are Settings? Settings are places.
Schools, homes, a zoo, a street, a town or city are all settings.
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Range of Reading and Level of Text Complexity

RL.K.10. Actively engage in group reading activities with purpose and understanding.
RL.K.10.b. Use illustrations and context to make predictions about text. CA
Predictions
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CA.CC.RI.K. Reading Standards for Informational Text

Key Ideas and Details

RI.K.2. With prompting and support, identify the main topic and retell key details of a text.
Main Idea
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Craft and Structure

RI.K.5. Identify the front cover, back cover, and title page of a book.
Book Sense
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Range of Reading and Level of Text Complexity

RI.K.10. Actively engage in group reading activities with purpose and understanding.
RI.K.10.b. Use illustrations and context to make predictions about text. CA
Predictions
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CA.CC.RF.K. Reading Standards: Foundational Skills

Print Concepts

RF.K.1. Demonstrate understanding of the organization and basic features of print.
RF.K.1.a. Follow words from left to right, top to bottom, and page by page.
Word Chains
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Phonological Awareness

RF.K.2. Demonstrate understanding of spoken words, syllables, and sounds (phonemes).
RF.K.2.a. Recognize and produce rhyming words.
Rhyming Words
Rhyming words have the same vowel sound and the same ending sounds. Examples: hat - bat - cat. Read more...iWorksheets :4Study Guides :1
Rhyming Words
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Nursery Rhymes
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Phonics and Word Recognition

RF.K.3. Know and apply grade-level phonics and word analysis skills in decoding words both in isolation and in text. CA
RF.K.3.b. Associate the long and short sounds with common spellings (graphemes) for the five major vowels. (Identify which letters represent the five major vowels (Aa, Ee, Ii, Oo, and Uu) and know the long and short sound of each vowel. More complex long vowel graphemes and spellings are targeted in the grade 1 phonics standards.) CA
Short Vowel Discrimination
Discriminating between short vowel sounds with one syllable words. Read more...iWorksheets :4Study Guides :1
Short Vowel Sound
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The Alphabet
FreeWorksheets :26
Closed Syllables
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Trace
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Word Study
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Write the word
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RF.K.3.c. Read common high-frequency words by sight (e.g., the, of, to, you, she, my, is, are, do, does).
High Frequency Words II
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High Frequency Words I
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High Frequency Words
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Mystery Words
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Rebus
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CA.CC.L.K. Language Standards

Conventions of Standard English

L.K.1. Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking.
L.K.1.b. Use frequently occurring nouns and verbs.
Nouns
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L.K.1.c. Form regular plural nouns orally by adding /s/ or /es/ (e.g., dog, dogs; wish, wishes).
Nouns
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L.K.1.f. Produce and expand complete sentences in shared language activities.
Simple Sentences
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L.K.2. Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing.
L.K.2.a. Capitalize the first word in a sentence and the pronoun I.
Capitalizing I
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L.K.2.b. Recognize and name end punctuation.
Periods and Question Marks
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The Alphabet
FreeWorksheets :26
Closed Syllables
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Trace
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Word Study
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Write the word
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L.K.2.d. Spell simple words phonetically, drawing on knowledge of sound-letter relationships.
Spelling
FreeSpelling three or four letter words. Read more...iWorksheets :4Study Guides :1
The Alphabet
FreeWorksheets :26
Closed Syllables
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Trace
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Word Study
Worksheets :10
Write the word
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Vocabulary Acquisition and Use

L.K.5. With guidance and support from adults, explore word relationships and nuances in word meanings.
L.K.5.a. Sort common objects into categories (e.g., shapes, foods) to gain a sense of the concepts the categories represent.
Categorizing Words
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High Frequency Words
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Mystery Words
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Rebus
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