New York State Learning Standards and Core Curriculum
NY.KRF. Kindergarten Reading Standards: Foundational Skills
Phonics and Word Recognition
KRF3. Know and apply grade-level phonics and word analysis skills in decoding words.
KRF3e. Read common high-frequency words by sight.
NY.KL. Kindergarten Language Standards
Vocabulary Acquisition and Use
KL5. Explore and discuss word relationships and word meanings.
KL5a. Sort common objects into categories (e.g., shapes, foods) for understanding of the concepts the categories represent.