ME.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.
RF.K.3(b) Associate the long and short sounds with common spellings (graphemes) for the five major vowels.
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 (consonent-vowel-consonent, or CVC) words. (This does not include CVCs ending with /l/, /r/, or /x/.)