VA.ESOL. Virginia 2010 English Standards of Learning
K.4. The student will identify, say, segment, and blend various units of speech sounds.
K.4.e) Identify words according to shared beginning and/or ending sounds.
K.7. The student will develop an understanding of basic phonetic principles.
K.7.b) Match consonant, short vowel, and initial consonant diagraph sounds to appropriate letters.
K.7.d) Identify beginning consonant sounds in single-syllable words.