North Dakota Academic Content Standards Kindergarten ELA Activities
Printable Kindergarten English Language Arts Worksheets and Study Guides.
FreeBeginning and Ending Sounds are the letter sounds you hear at the beginning of a word. Read more...iWorksheets: 16Worksheets: 3Worksheets: 1Worksheets: 7Worksheets: 3Worksheets: 4Worksheets: 2Worksheets: 3Worksheets: 5FreeWorksheets: 2FreeWorksheets: 26Worksheets: 8Worksheets: 3Worksheets: 40Worksheets: 3Worksheets: 10Worksheets: 3Worksheets: 14
ND.K.RL. Reading Standards for Literature/Fiction
Key Ideas and Details
K.RL.2. With prompting and support, retell familiar stories, including key/supporting details.
Retell means "tell it again." When you hear or read a story, you try to remember the important parts. Read more...iWorksheets :3Study Guides :1Worksheets :2Worksheets :2
K.RL.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.
Find a setting:
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ND.K.RI. Reading Standards for Informational/Nonfiction Text
Key Ideas and Details
K.RI.2. With prompting and support, identify the main topic and retell key/supporting details of a text.
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 :1Worksheets :2Worksheets :2
Craft and Structure
K.RI.5. Identify the front cover, back cover, and title page of a book.
ND.K.RF. Reading Standards: Foundational Skills
K.RF.1. Demonstrate understanding of the organization and basic features of print.
K.RF.1.a. Follow words from left to right, top to bottom, and page by page.
K.RF.2. Demonstrate understanding of spoken words, syllables, and sounds (phonemes).
K.RF.2.a. Recognize and produce rhyming words.
Rhyming words have the same vowel sound and the same ending sounds. Examples: hat - bat - cat. Read more...iWorksheets :4Study Guides :1Worksheets :3Worksheets :2
K.RF.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/).
FreeBeginning sounds are the letter sounds you hear at the beginning of a word. Read more...iWorksheets :4Study Guides :1What 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
K.RF.3. Know and apply grade-level phonics and word analysis skills in decoding words.
K.RF.3.b. Associate the long and short sounds with the common spellings (graphemes) for the five major vowels
Discriminating between short vowel sounds with one syllable words. Read more...iWorksheets :4Study Guides :1What 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
K.RF.3.d. Read common high-frequency words by sight. (e.g., the, of, to, you, she, my, is, are, do, does).
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 :1FreeHigh 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 :1Worksheets :2Worksheets :2Worksheets :2
ND.K.L. Language Standards
Conventions of Standard English
K.L.1. Within the context of authentic English writing and speaking…
Introduce:K.L.1.e. Use regular plural nouns orally by adding /s/ or /es/.
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
K.L.2. Within the context of authentic English writing and speaking…
Introduce:K.L.2.a. Recognize and name end punctuation.
A period is a special end mark for a sentence that
tells. It looks like a round circle. Read more...iWorksheets :7Study Guides :1K.L.2.c. Use conventional spelling for words with common spelling patterns and for frequently occurring irregular words. FreeSpelling three or four letter words. Read more...iWorksheets :4Study Guides :1K.L.2.d. Spell untaught words phonetically, drawing on phonemic awareness and spelling conventions. FreeSpelling three or four letter words. Read more...iWorksheets :4Study Guides :1K.L.2.e. Use conventional spelling for high-frequency and other studied words. FreeSpelling three or four letter words. Read more...iWorksheets :4Study Guides :1K.L.2.f. Spell grade-appropriate words correctly, consulting references as needed and/or using spelling patterns and generalizations (e.g., word families, position-based spelling, syllable patterns, ending rules, meaningful word parts). FreeSpelling three or four letter words. Read more...iWorksheets :4Study Guides :1
Display proficiency in:K.L.2.g. Capitalize the first word in a sentence and the pronoun 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 :1K.L.2.i. 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
K.L.5. With guidance and support from adults, explore word relationships and nuances in word meanings.
K.L.5.a. Sort common objects into categories (e.g., shapes, foods) to gain a sense of the concepts the categories represent.
To categorize means to put words into groups that belong together. A category is a group. Read more...iWorksheets :3Study Guides :1Worksheets :2Worksheets :2Worksheets :2
K.L.5.d. Distinguish shades of meaning among verbs describing the same general action (e.g., walk, march, strut, prance) by acting out the meanings.
What is Logical Order? Logical order is how things happen in real life. Read more...iWorksheets :3Study Guides :1
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