Missouri Learning Standards for Kindergarten English Language Arts

Book SenseBook sense allows you the strength to concentrate, analyze, empathize, and imagine. Read more...iWorksheets: 2
Capital LettersWorksheets: 3
Comparing Storiesdiscuss the plot, which is what happens in each story. Compare the main characters. Evaluate Writing Styles. Read more...iWorksheets: 2
Retelling StoriesWorksheets: 2
Simple SentencesWorksheets: 5
Story PartsFreeWorksheets: 2
Word ChainsWorksheets: 2
Word FamiliesWorksheets: 40
Writing ReadinessWorksheets: 14

MO.R. Reading

R.1. Develop and apply skills to the reading process.

R.1.A. Comprehension
With assistance, develop and demonstrate reading skills in response to read alouds by:
K.R.1.A.a. Predicting what might happen next in a text based on the cover, title, and illustrations
PredictionsA prediction is what you think will happen next. You do not just guess. You use clues in the picture to decide what will happen next. Read more...iWorksheets :6Study Guides :1
K.R.1.A.c. Retelling main ideas or important facts from a read aloud or familiar story
Story RetellRetell means "tell it again." When you hear or read a story, you try to remember the important parts. Read more...iWorksheets :3Study Guides :1
Main IdeaA main idea is the most important part of a sentence or story. It tells you what it's all about. When you write or read, you keep the main idea in mind. Read more...iWorksheets :3Study Guides :1
R.1.B. Vocabulary
With assistance, develop an understanding of vocabulary by:
K.R.1.B.a. Identifying and sorting pictures of objects into conceptual categories
Categorizing WordsTo categorize means to put words into groups that belong together. A category is a group. Read more...iWorksheets :3Study Guides :1
Mystery WordsMystery Vocabulary List. Motive: a reason for doing something. Magnifying glass: a lens that makes something seen through it appear larger than it actually is. Clue: something that helps a person to find something or to solve a mystery. Read more...iWorksheets :2
RebusWorksheets :2

R.2. Develop and apply skills and strategies to comprehend, analyze and evaluate fiction, poetry and drama from a variety of cultures and times.

R.2.A. Fiction
With assistance, read, infer and draw conclusions to:
K.R.2.A.a. Identify elements of a story, including setting, character, and key events
SettingsWhat are Settings? Settings are places. <br>Schools, homes, a zoo, a street, a town or city are all settings. <br>Try this! Find a setting: a] girl b] horse c] house d] mouse Read more...iWorksheets :3Study Guides :1
K.R.2.A.b. Retell a main event from a story read aloud and familiar stories
Story RetellRetell means "tell it again." When you hear or read a story, you try to remember the important parts. Read more...iWorksheets :3Study Guides :1

R.3. Develop and apply skills and strategies to comprehend, analyze and evaluate nonfiction (e.g., narrative, information/explanatory, opinion, persuasive, argumentative) from a variety of cultures and times.

R.3.A. Text Features
With assistance, read, infer and draw conclusions to:
K.R.3.A.a. Identify the topic and details in an expository text heard and/or read referring to the words and/or illustrations
Main IdeaA main idea is the most important part of a sentence or story. It tells you what it's all about. When you write or read, you keep the main idea in mind. Read more...iWorksheets :3Study Guides :1
K.R.3.A.b. Use titles and illustrations to make predictions about text
PredictionsA prediction is what you think will happen next. You do not just guess. You use clues in the picture to decide what will happen next. Read more...iWorksheets :6Study Guides :1
R.3.C. Text Structures
With assistance, read, infer and draw conclusions to:
K.R.3.C.c. Name the main topic and recall key details of the text
Main IdeaA main idea is the most important part of a sentence or story. It tells you what it's all about. When you write or read, you keep the main idea in mind. Read more...iWorksheets :3Study Guides :1

MO.RF. Reading Foundations

RF.1. Understand how English is written and read (Start of Reading Foundations).

RF.1.A. Print Awareness
Develop print awareness in the reading process by:
K.RF.1.A.b. Sequencing the letters of the alphabet
AlphabetizingFreeWhat is Alphabetizing? You alphabetize when you put words in order by using the alphabet. Words that begin with ‘a’ come first. Words that begin with ‘z’ must be last when you are alphabetizing. Read more...iWorksheets :30Study Guides :1

RF.2. Understand how English is written and read.

RF.2.A. Phonemic Awareness
Develop phonemic awareness in the reading process by:
K.RF.2.A.b. Producing rhymes in response to spoken words
Rhyming WordsRhyming words have the same vowel sound and the same ending sounds. Examples: hat - bat - cat. Read more...iWorksheets :4Study Guides :1
Rhyming WordsRhyme scheme is the pattern of rhyme that comes at the end of each verse or line in poetry. A rhyme in the strict sense is also called a perfect rhyme. Read more...iWorksheets :3
Nursery RhymesWorksheets :2
K.RF.2.A.c. Distinguishing orally presented rhyming pairs of words from non-rhyming pairs
Rhyming WordsRhyming words have the same vowel sound and the same ending sounds. Examples: hat - bat - cat. Read more...iWorksheets :4Study Guides :1
Rhyming WordsRhyme scheme is the pattern of rhyme that comes at the end of each verse or line in poetry. A rhyme in the strict sense is also called a perfect rhyme. Read more...iWorksheets :3
Nursery RhymesWorksheets :2

RF.3. Understand how English is written and read.

RF.3.A. Phonics
Develop phonics in the reading process by:
K.RF.3.A.a. Producing and writing letter(s) for most short vowel and consonant sounds
Short Vowel DiscriminationDiscriminating between short vowel sounds with one syllable words. Read more...iWorksheets :4Study Guides :1
Short Vowel SoundWhat is a Short Vowel? The vowels are the letters, a, e, i, o, u, and sometimes y. Vowels make special sounds in words. They make a sound we call short. Look at these words. They all have the short vowel sound. Read more...iWorksheets :3Study Guides :1
Beginning and Ending SoundsFreeBeginning and Ending Sounds are the letter sounds you hear at the beginning of a word. Read more...iWorksheets :16
Counting SyllablesThe number of syllables in a word is decided by its number of vowel sounds. The Clap Method is the most common way to teach syllable counting. Say the word and Clap each time you hear A, E, I, O, or U as a separate sound. Read more...iWorksheets :7
Letter Sounds - Same & DifferentThe same letter does not always represent the same sound in English. Some letters can stand for as many as four different sounds. Read more...iWorksheets :3
Onsets & RimesOnset - the initial phonological unit of any word which contains the initial consonant or consonant blend (e.g. p in pet) and the term "rime" refers to the string of letters that follow, usually a vowel and final consonants (e.g. et in pet). Read more...iWorksheets :4
Phoneme SegmentationSegmenting is hearing and identifying the individual sounds in a spoken word. Phoneme segmentation is the ability to break words down into individual sounds. It's essential in developing reading and spelling skills. Read more...iWorksheets :2
Same & Different SoundsAsk your students to identify which words sound alike or different. Read more...iWorksheets :3
Vowel SoundsThe same vowel sound is often represented by different vowel letters in writing. Vowels also change their sound based on where they're located in a word and what letters are around them. Read more...iWorksheets :3
Word PartsMany words in the English language are made up of word parts called prefixes, roots, and suffixes. A basic word to which prefixes and suffixes are added is called a root word because it forms the basis of a new word. Read more...iWorksheets :3
The AlphabetFreeWorksheets :26
Closed SyllablesWorksheets :1
TraceWorksheets :8
Word StudyWorksheets :10
Write the wordWorksheets :3
K.RF.3.A.b. Reading high frequency words
High Frequency Words IIWhat are High Frequency Words? These are words you need to know at sight. That means you read them without trying to sound them out. Read more...iWorksheets :3Study Guides :1
High Frequency Words IFreeHigh frequency words are the sight words you need to know as soon as you see them. Good readers do not need to sound them out. Read more...iWorksheets :4Study Guides :1
Mystery WordsMystery Vocabulary List. Motive: a reason for doing something. Magnifying glass: a lens that makes something seen through it appear larger than it actually is. Clue: something that helps a person to find something or to solve a mystery. Read more...iWorksheets :2
RebusWorksheets :2

MO.L. Language

L.1. Communicate using conventions of English language.

L.1.A. Grammar
In speech and written form, apply standard English grammar to:
K.L.1.A.a. Identify naming words (nouns) and action words (verbs)
NounsWhat are Nouns? Nouns are words used to identify ideas, actions, qualities, persons, places, or things, or to name a particular one of these. Read more...iWorksheets :6Study Guides :1
K.L.1.A.b. Use plural words when speaking
NounsWhat are Nouns? Nouns are words used to identify ideas, actions, qualities, persons, places, or things, or to name a particular one of these. Read more...iWorksheets :6Study Guides :1
K.L.1.A.e. Use question words in sentences
Periods and Question MarksA period is a special end mark for a sentence that tells. It looks like a round circle. Read more...iWorksheets :7Study Guides :1
Beginning and Ending SoundsFreeBeginning and Ending Sounds are the letter sounds you hear at the beginning of a word. Read more...iWorksheets :16
Counting SyllablesThe number of syllables in a word is decided by its number of vowel sounds. The Clap Method is the most common way to teach syllable counting. Say the word and Clap each time you hear A, E, I, O, or U as a separate sound. Read more...iWorksheets :7
Letter Sounds - Same & DifferentThe same letter does not always represent the same sound in English. Some letters can stand for as many as four different sounds. Read more...iWorksheets :3
Onsets & RimesOnset - the initial phonological unit of any word which contains the initial consonant or consonant blend (e.g. p in pet) and the term "rime" refers to the string of letters that follow, usually a vowel and final consonants (e.g. et in pet). Read more...iWorksheets :4
Phoneme SegmentationSegmenting is hearing and identifying the individual sounds in a spoken word. Phoneme segmentation is the ability to break words down into individual sounds. It's essential in developing reading and spelling skills. Read more...iWorksheets :2
Same & Different SoundsAsk your students to identify which words sound alike or different. Read more...iWorksheets :3
Vowel SoundsThe same vowel sound is often represented by different vowel letters in writing. Vowels also change their sound based on where they're located in a word and what letters are around them. Read more...iWorksheets :3
Word PartsMany words in the English language are made up of word parts called prefixes, roots, and suffixes. A basic word to which prefixes and suffixes are added is called a root word because it forms the basis of a new word. Read more...iWorksheets :3
The AlphabetFreeWorksheets :26
Closed SyllablesWorksheets :1
TraceWorksheets :8
Word StudyWorksheets :10
Write the wordWorksheets :3
L.1.B. Punctuation, Capitalization, Spelling
In written text:
K.L.1.B.e. Capitalize the pronoun I
Capitalizing IWhat does Capitalizing ‘I’ Mean? I is a special pronoun that takes the place of your own name. Your own name always begins with a capital, so when you are talking about yourself you use capital I. But you do not need a capital m when you call yourself me. Read more...iWorksheets :3Study Guides :1
K.L.1.B.g. Use inventive spelling with beginning, final, and medial sounds
SpellingFreeSpelling: forming words with the correct letters in the correct order. Spelling three or four letter words. Read more...iWorksheets :4Study Guides :1
Beginning and Ending SoundsFreeBeginning and Ending Sounds are the letter sounds you hear at the beginning of a word. Read more...iWorksheets :16
Counting SyllablesThe number of syllables in a word is decided by its number of vowel sounds. The Clap Method is the most common way to teach syllable counting. Say the word and Clap each time you hear A, E, I, O, or U as a separate sound. Read more...iWorksheets :7
Letter Sounds - Same & DifferentThe same letter does not always represent the same sound in English. Some letters can stand for as many as four different sounds. Read more...iWorksheets :3
Onsets & RimesOnset - the initial phonological unit of any word which contains the initial consonant or consonant blend (e.g. p in pet) and the term "rime" refers to the string of letters that follow, usually a vowel and final consonants (e.g. et in pet). Read more...iWorksheets :4
Phoneme SegmentationSegmenting is hearing and identifying the individual sounds in a spoken word. Phoneme segmentation is the ability to break words down into individual sounds. It's essential in developing reading and spelling skills. Read more...iWorksheets :2
Same & Different SoundsAsk your students to identify which words sound alike or different. Read more...iWorksheets :3
Vowel SoundsThe same vowel sound is often represented by different vowel letters in writing. Vowels also change their sound based on where they're located in a word and what letters are around them. Read more...iWorksheets :3
Word PartsMany words in the English language are made up of word parts called prefixes, roots, and suffixes. A basic word to which prefixes and suffixes are added is called a root word because it forms the basis of a new word. Read more...iWorksheets :3
The AlphabetFreeWorksheets :26
Closed SyllablesWorksheets :1
TraceWorksheets :8
Word StudyWorksheets :10
Write the wordWorksheets :3
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