North Carolina Standard Course of Study 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
Capital Letters
Worksheets: 3
Closed Syllables
Worksheets: 1
Comparing Stories
Worksheets: 2
Counting Syllables
Worksheets: 7
Letter Sounds - Same & Different
Worksheets: 3
Onsets & Rimes
Worksheets: 4
Phoneme Segmentation
Worksheets: 2
Retelling Stories
Worksheets: 2
Same & Different Sounds
Worksheets: 3
Simple Sentences
Worksheets: 5
Story Parts
FreeWorksheets: 2
The Alphabet
FreeWorksheets: 26
Trace
Worksheets: 8
Vowel Sounds
Worksheets: 3
Word Families
Worksheets: 40
Word Parts
Worksheets: 3
Word Study
Worksheets: 10
Write the word
Worksheets: 3
Writing Readiness
Worksheets: 14

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 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.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.
Settings
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...
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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 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

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 Sense
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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.
Word Chains
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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 Words
Rhyming words have the same vowel sound and the same ending sounds. Examples: hat - bat - cat. Read more...iWorksheets :4Study Guides :1
Rhyming Words
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Nursery Rhymes
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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/.)
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

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 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.4.c. Read common high-frequency words by sight.
High Frequency Words II
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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
High Frequency Words
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Mystery Words
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Rebus
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NC.L. LANGUAGE

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.
Spelling
FreeSpelling 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.
Categorizing Words
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High Frequency Words
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Mystery Words
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Rebus
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