California Common Core Standards
CA.CC.L.K. Language Standards
Conventions of Standard English
L.K.2. Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing.
L.K.2.c. Write a letter or letters for most consonant and short-vowel sounds (phonemes).
L.K.2.d. Spell simple words phonetically, drawing on knowledge of sound-letter relationships.
CA.CC.RF.K. Reading Standards: Foundational Skills
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
RF.K.2. Demonstrate understanding of spoken words, syllables, and sounds (phonemes).
RF.K.2.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/.)