Pennsylvania Core and Academic Standards for Kindergarten English Language Arts

Capital LettersWorksheets: 3
Simple SentencesWorksheets: 5
The AlphabetFreeWorksheets: 26
Book SenseBook sense allows you the strength to concentrate, analyze, empathize, and imagine. 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 SyllablesWorksheets: 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
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
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
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 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 StudyWorksheets: 10
Word ChainsWorksheets: 2
TraceWorksheets: 8
Write the wordWorksheets: 3

PA.CC.1.1.K. Foundational Skills: Students gain a working knowledge of concepts of print, alphabetic principle, and other basic conventions.

Phonological Awareness

CC.1.1.K.C. Demonstrate understanding of spoken words, syllables, and sounds (phonemes).
CC.1.1.K.C.1. 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
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
CC.1.1.K.C.4. Isolate and pronounce the initial, medial vowel, and final sound (phonemes) in the three-phoneme (CVC) words.
Beginning SoundsFreeBeginning sounds are the letter sounds you hear at the beginning of a word. Read more...iWorksheets :4Study Guides :1
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

Phonics and Word Recognition

CC.1.1.K.D. Know and apply grade-level phonics and word analysis skills in decoding words.
CC.1.1.K.D.2. Associate the long and short sounds with common spellings for the five major vowels.
Short Vowel DiscriminationDiscriminating between short vowel sounds with one syllable words. Read more...iWorksheets :4Study Guides :1
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
CC.1.1.K.D.3. Read grade-level high-frequency sight words with automaticity.
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
RebusWorksheets :2
Story PartsFreeWorksheets :2
Word FamiliesWorksheets :40
Writing ReadinessWorksheets :14

PA.CC.1.2.K. Reading Informational Text: Students read, understand, and respond to informational text—with an emphasis on comprehension, vocabulary acquisition, and making connections among ideas and between texts with a focus on textual evidence.

Key Ideas and Details: Main Idea

CC.1.2.K.A. With prompting and support, identify the main idea and retell key details of 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
Comparing Storiesdiscuss the plot, which is what happens in each story. Compare the main characters. Evaluate Writing Styles. 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 PartsFreeWorksheets :2
Word FamiliesWorksheets :40
Writing ReadinessWorksheets :14

PA.CC.1.3.K. Reading Literature: Students read and respond to works of literature—with emphasis on comprehension, vocabulary acquisition, and making connections among ideas and between texts with focus on textual evidence.

Key Ideas and Details: Theme

CC.1.3.K.A. 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
Comparing Storiesdiscuss the plot, which is what happens in each story. Compare the main characters. Evaluate Writing Styles. 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 PartsFreeWorksheets :2
Word FamiliesWorksheets :40
Writing ReadinessWorksheets :14

Key Ideas and Details: Literary Elements

CC.1.3.K.C. 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. <br>Try this! Find a setting: a] girl b] horse c] house d] mouse Read more...iWorksheets :3Study Guides :1
Comparing Storiesdiscuss the plot, which is what happens in each story. Compare the main characters. Evaluate Writing Styles. 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 PartsFreeWorksheets :2
Word FamiliesWorksheets :40
Writing ReadinessWorksheets :14

PA.CC.1.4.K. Writing: Students write for different purposes and audiences. Students write clear and focused text to convey a well-defined perspective and appropriate content.

Informative/Explanatory: Conventions of Language

CC.1.4.K.F. Demonstrate a grade-appropriate command of the conventions of standard English grammar, usage, capitalization, punctuation, and spelling.
CC.1.4.K.F.1. Capitalize the first word in a sentence and the pronoun I.
Capitalizing IWhat 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
CC.1.4.K.F.3. Spell simple words phonetically.
SpellingFreeSpelling: forming words with the correct letters in the correct order. Spelling three or four letter words. Read more...iWorksheets :4Study Guides :1

Opinion/Argumentative: Conventions of Language

CC.1.4.K.L. Demonstrate a grade-appropriate command of the conventions of standard English grammar, usage, capitalization, punctuation, and spelling.
CC.1.4.K.L.1. Capitalize the first word in a sentence and the pronoun I.
Capitalizing IWhat 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
CC.1.4.K.L.3. Spell simple words phonetically.
SpellingFreeSpelling: forming words with the correct letters in the correct order. Spelling three or four letter words. Read more...iWorksheets :4Study Guides :1

Narrative: Conventions of Language

CC.1.4.K.R. Demonstrate a grade-appropriate command of the conventions of standard English grammar, usage, capitalization, punctuation, and spelling.
CC.1.4.K.R.1. Capitalize first word in sentence and pronoun I.
Capitalizing IWhat 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
CC.1.4.K.R.3. Spell simple words phonetically.
SpellingFreeSpelling: forming words with the correct letters in the correct order. Spelling three or four letter words. Read more...iWorksheets :4Study Guides :1

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