Nebraska Core Academic Content Standards for Kindergarten English Language Arts

Capital LettersCapitalization Worksheets - kindergarten worksheets covering the use of capital letters. Capital letters worksheets for home learning, online practice, distance learning. Worksheets for when to use capital letters: first letter of a sentence, proper nouns, ... Read more...iWorksheets: 3
Simple SentencesA simple sentence is made up of a single independent clause, e.g.: Do you play football? One more example: The bus was late. A simple sentence contains only one independent clause. An independent clause is a group of words that has a subject and a verb and can stand alone as a complete thought. Read more...iWorksheets: 5
The AlphabetFreeAn Alphabet is a set of symbols in a fixed order used to represent speech sounds of a language. The word 'Alphabet' comes from the first two letters of the Greek alphabet: alpha and beta. The English Alphabet consists of 26 letters: A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I, J, K, L, M, N, O, P, Q, R, S, T, U, V, W, X, Y, Z Read more...iWorksheets: 26
Comparing Storiesdiscuss the plot, which is what happens in each story. Compare the main characters. Evaluate Writing Styles. Read more...iWorksheets: 2
Book SenseBook sense allows you the strength to concentrate, analyze, empathize, and imagine. Read more...iWorksheets: 2
RebusA rebus is a puzzle device that combines the use of illustrated pictures with individual letters or words to depict words or phrases. The term 'rebus' comes from the Latin phrase 'non verbis, sed rebus', which means 'not by words, but by things.' Read more...iWorksheets: 2
Retelling StoriesMatching characters and stories. Identifying the main topic. Retelling the central idea and key details. Read more...iWorksheets: 2
Story PartsFreeUse these worksheets to help your students to identify the basic parts of stories including main idea, solution, conflict, setting, characters. Read more...iWorksheets: 2
Beginning and Ending SoundsFreeBeginning and Ending Sounds are the letter sounds you hear at the beginning of a word. Read more...iWorksheets: 16
Closed SyllablesA closed syllable is a vowel followed by a consonant. E.g.: car, hat, pig, it, dish. In closed syllables, the vowel usually says its short sound. Open syllables are open because they are not closed by a consonant. E.g.: no, me, hi. Read more...iWorksheets: 1
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
High Frequency WordsHigh frequency words are the words that appear most frequently in printed materials. Some examples of high frequency words are: you, to, go, have. Read more...iWorksheets: 2
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
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
Nursery RhymesChildren songs and poems: Hickory dickory dock, Humpty Dumpty, Jack and Jill. Matching the pictures and poems. Putting the rhymes in order. Read more...iWorksheets: 2
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
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
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 FamiliesUse letters to build word families. Match the letters to the images, circle word family images. Teaching kids how to read and write word families increases their reading fluency by showing them spelling patterns in words. Instead of memorizing spellings and meanings of all words, children learn how to spot patterns. Read more...iWorksheets: 40
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
Word StudyWord study is an approach to spelling instructions. Word study addresses the following three components: spelling, phonics and vocabulary. Word study helps our students in better reading, spelling and writing. Learning word patterns means that students needn't learn to spell every single word. Rhymes can help children learn to spell quickly because of their predictable word patterns. Read more...iWorksheets: 10
Word ChainsA word chain provides a structure which allows students to explore relationships among the words, and remember their meanings. E.g. cat -> cap -> cup. Word chaining is a literacy strategy that can dramatically increase your student's reading progress. Read more...iWorksheets: 2
TraceStudents trace the path and follow the trails. These activities will have them building fine motor skills. Color letters to make the world more colorful :) Read more...iWorksheets: 8
Write the wordStudents trace the spelled words and then write them. Pattern practice worksheets also help children with developing their early problem solving skills, where they decide which item comes next. Read more...iWorksheets: 3
Writing ReadinessPre-writing skills contribute to the kid's ability to draw, color and use a pencil. Activities to build writing readiness skills are tracing, coloring, stacking blocks, matching, puzzling, drawing, cutting with scissors. Read more...iWorksheets: 14

NE.LA 0.1. Reading: Students will learn and apply reading skills and strategies to comprehend text.

LA 0.1.1. Concepts of Print: Students will demonstrate knowledge of the concepts of print.

LA 0.1.1.b. Identify punctuation (e.g., period, exclamation mark, question mark).
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

LA 0.1.2. Phonological Awareness: Students will demonstrate phonological awareness through oral activities.

LA 0.1.2.c. Identify and produce oral rhymes.
Rhyming WordsRhyming words have the same vowel sound and the same ending sounds. Examples: hat - bat - cat. Read more...iWorksheets :4Study Guides :1

LA 0.1.3. Word Analysis: Students will acquire phonetic knowledge as they learn to read and write grade-level text.

LA 0.1.3.a. Match individual consonant and short vowel sounds to appropriate letters when reading, writing, and spelling grade-level text.
SpellingFreeSpelling: forming words with the correct letters in the correct order. Spelling three or four letter words. Read more...iWorksheets :4Study Guides :1

LA 0.1.5. Vocabulary: Students will build and use conversational, academic, and content-specific grade-level vocabulary.

LA 0.1.5.a. Examine word structure elements and word patterns to determine meaning (e.g., plural forms, simple compounds).
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
Compound WordsWhat is a Compound Word? A Compound Word is a word that is composed of two or more separate words. Examples: sea + shell = seashell, basket + ball = basketball. Read more...iWorksheets :3Study Guides :1

LA 0.1.6. Comprehension: Students will construct meaning by using prior knowledge while reading emergent literary and informational text.

LA 0.1.6.b. Identify elements of literary text (e.g., characters, setting, 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
LA 0.1.6.d. With adult guidance, retell major events and key details from a literary text and/or media.
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
LA 0.1.6.e. With adult guidance, retell main ideas from informational text and/or media.
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
LA 0.1.6.n. Make predictions about a text using prior knowledge, pictures, illustrations, and titles.
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

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