North Carolina Standard Course of Study Kindergarten ELA Activities
Printable Kindergarten English Language Arts Worksheets and Study Guides.
Comparing Storiesdiscuss the plot, which is what happens in each story. Compare the main characters. Evaluate Writing Styles. Read more...iWorksheets: 2 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 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 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
NC.RL. READING: LITERATURE
RL.2. Determine central ideas (RI) or themes (RL) of a text and analyze their development; summarize the key supporting details and ideas.
RL.K.2. With prompting and support, retell familiar stories, including key details.
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
RL.3. Analyze how and why individuals, events, and ideas develop and interact over the course of a text.
RL.K.3. With prompting and support, identify characters, settings, and major events in a story.
SettingsWhat are Settings? Settings are places.
<br>Schools, homes, a zoo, a street, a town or city are all settings.
Find a setting:
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NC.RI. READING: INFORMATIONAL TEXT
RI.2. Determine central ideas (RI) or themes (RL) of a text and analyze their development; summarize the key supporting details and ideas.
RI.K.2. With prompting and support, identify the main topic and retell key details of a 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
RI.5. Analyze the structure of texts, including how specific sentences, paragraphs, and larger portions of the text (e.g., a section, chapter, scene, or stanza) relate to each other and the whole.
RI.K.5. Identify the front cover, back cover, and title page of a book.
Book SenseBook sense allows you the strength to concentrate, analyze, empathize, and imagine. Read more...iWorksheets :2
NC.RF. READING: FOUNDATIONAL SKILLS
RF.1. Print Concepts
RF.K.1. Demonstrate understanding of the organization and basic features of print.
RF.K.1.a. Follow words from left to right, top to bottom, and page by page.
RF.3. Phonological Awareness
RF.K.3. Demonstrate understanding of spoken words, syllables, and sounds (phonemes).
RF.K.3.a. Recognize and produce rhyming 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
RF.K.3.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/.)
Ending SoundsWhat 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
RF.4. Phonics and Word Recognition
RF.K.4. Know and apply grade-level phonics and word analysis skills in decoding words.
RF.K.4.b. Associate the long and short sounds with common spellings (graphemes) for the five major vowels.
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
RF.K.4.c. Read common high-frequency words by sight.
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 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 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
L.2. Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing; demonstrate proficiency within the appropriate grade band conventions continuum.
L.K.2. Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing; demonstrate proficiency within the K-1 conventions continuum.
SpellingFreeSpelling: forming words with the correct letters in the correct order. Spelling three or four letter words. Read more...iWorksheets :4Study Guides :1
L.5. Demonstrate understanding of figurative language and nuances in word meanings.
L.K.5. With guidance and support from adults, explore nuances in word meanings.
L.K.5.a. Sort common objects into categories to gain a sense of the concepts the categories represent.
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 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
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