New Jersey Student Learning Standards for Kindergarten English Language Arts

Beginning and Ending Sounds
FreeBeginning and Ending Sounds are the letter sounds you hear at the beginning of a word. Read more...iWorksheets: 16
Book Sense
Worksheets: 2
Capital Letters
Worksheets: 3
Closed Syllables
Worksheets: 1
Comparing Stories
Worksheets: 2
Counting Syllables
Worksheets: 7
High Frequency Words
Worksheets: 2
Letter Sounds - Same & Different
Worksheets: 3
Mystery Words
Worksheets: 2
Nursery Rhymes
Worksheets: 2
Onsets & Rimes
Worksheets: 4
Phoneme Segmentation
Worksheets: 2
Worksheets: 2
Retelling Stories
Worksheets: 2
Rhyming Words
Worksheets: 3
Same & Different Sounds
Worksheets: 3
Simple Sentences
Worksheets: 5
Story Parts
FreeWorksheets: 2
The Alphabet
FreeWorksheets: 26
Worksheets: 8
Vowel Sounds
Worksheets: 3
Word Chains
Worksheets: 2
Word Families
Worksheets: 40
Word Parts
Worksheets: 3
Word Study
Worksheets: 10
Write the word
Worksheets: 3
Writing Readiness
Worksheets: 14

NJ.RL.K. Progress Indicators Reading Literature Text

Key Ideas and Details

RL.K.2. With prompting and support, retell familiar stories, including key details (e.g., who, what, where, when, why, how).
Story Retell
Retell means "tell it again." When you hear or read a story, you try to remember the important parts. Read more...iWorksheets :3Study Guides :1
RL.K.3. With prompting and support, identify characters, settings, and major events in a story.
What are Settings? Settings are places.
Schools, homes, a zoo, a street, a town or city are all settings.
Try this! Find a setting: a] girl b] horse c] house d] mouse Read more...
iWorksheets :3Study Guides :1

NJ.RI.K. Progress Indicators for Reading Informational Text

Key Ideas and Details

RI.K.2. With prompting and support, identify the main topic and retell key details of a text.
Main Idea
A 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

NJ.RF.K. Progress Indicators for Reading Foundation Skills

Phonological Awareness

RF.K.2. Demonstrate understanding of spoken words, syllables, and sounds (phonemes).
RF.K.2.A. Recognize and produce rhyming words.
Rhyming Words
Rhyming words have the same vowel sound and the same ending sounds. Examples: hat - bat - cat. Read more...iWorksheets :4Study Guides :1
RF.K.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/.)
Beginning Sounds
FreeBeginning sounds are the letter sounds you hear at the beginning of a word. Read more...iWorksheets :4Study Guides :1
Ending Sounds
What are Ending Sounds? Many words sound almost the same. The sound you hear at the end of a word is important. Listen carefully to hear the end of each word. Say the sound at the end of each word. Read more...iWorksheets :6Study Guides :1

Phonics and Word Recognition

RF.K.3. Know and apply grade-level phonics and word analysis skills in decoding and encoding words.
RF.K.3.B. Associate the long and short sounds with the common spellings (graphemes) for the five major vowels.
Short Vowel Discrimination
Discriminating between short vowel sounds with one syllable words. Read more...iWorksheets :4Study Guides :1
Short Vowel Sound
What 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
RF.K.3.C. Read high-frequency and sight words with automaticity.
High Frequency Words II
What 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 I
FreeHigh 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

NJ.L.K. Progress Indicators for Language

Conventions of Standard English

L.K.1. Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking.
L.K.1.B. Use frequently occurring nouns and verbs.
What 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
L.K.1.C. Form regular plural nouns orally by adding /s/ or /es/ (e.g., dog, dogs; wish, wishes).
What 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
L.K.2. Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing.
L.K.2.A. Capitalize the first word in a sentence and the pronoun I.
Capitalizing I
What 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
L.K.2.B. Recognize and name end punctuation.
Periods and Question Marks
A period is a special end mark for a sentence that tells. It looks like a round circle. Read more...iWorksheets :7Study Guides :1
L.K.2.D. Spell simple words phonetically, drawing on knowledge of sound-letter relationships.
FreeSpelling three or four letter words. Read more...iWorksheets :4Study Guides :1

Vocabulary Acquisition and Use

L.K.5. With guidance and support from adults, explore word relationships and nuances in word meanings.
L.K.5.A. Sort common objects into categories (e.g., shapes, foods) to gain a sense of the concepts the categories represent.
Categorizing Words
To categorize means to put words into groups that belong together. A category is a group. Read more...iWorksheets :3Study Guides :1

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