Louisiana Academic Standards
Reading Standards for Foundational Skills
2 Demonstrate understanding of spoken words, syllables, and sounds (phonemes).
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/.)
Phonics and Word Recognition
3 Know and apply grade-level phonics and word analysis skills in decoding words.
3.b. Associate the long and short sounds with common spellings (graphemes) for the five major vowels.
Conventions of Standard English
2 Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing.
2.b. Recognize and name end punctuation.
2.d. Spell simple words phonetically, drawing on knowledge of sound-letter relationships.