MD.1.0. General Reading Processes
1.A. Students will master the ability to hear, identify, and manipulate individual sounds in spoken words by the end of grade one.
1.A.3. Blend sounds and syllables to form words
1.A.3.a. Orally blend syllables into a whole word, such as fun-ny=funny
1.A.3.b. Orally blend onset and rimes (word families) into a whole word, such as b-at=bat
1.A.3.c. Orally blend 2-3 phonemes into one syllable words, such as m-e=me; f-u-n=fun