Pennsylvania Core and Academic 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
Counting Syllables
Worksheets: 7
Letter Sounds - Same & Different
Worksheets: 3
Onsets & Rimes
Worksheets: 4
Phoneme Segmentation
Worksheets: 2
Same & Different Sounds
Worksheets: 3
Simple Sentences
Worksheets: 5
The Alphabet
FreeWorksheets: 26
Trace
Worksheets: 8
Vowel Sounds
Worksheets: 3
Word Chains
Worksheets: 2
Word Parts
Worksheets: 3
Word Study
Worksheets: 10
Write the word
Worksheets: 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 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
Worksheets :3
Nursery Rhymes
Worksheets :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 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

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 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
CC.1.1.K.D.3. Read grade-level high-frequency 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
High Frequency Words
Worksheets :2
Mystery Words
Worksheets :2
Rebus
Worksheets :2
Story Parts
FreeWorksheets :2
Word Families
Worksheets :40
Writing Readiness
Worksheets :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 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
Comparing Stories
Worksheets :2
Retelling Stories
Worksheets :2
Story Parts
FreeWorksheets :2
Word Families
Worksheets :40
Writing Readiness
Worksheets :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 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
Comparing Stories
Worksheets :2
Retelling Stories
Worksheets :2
Story Parts
FreeWorksheets :2
Word Families
Worksheets :40
Writing Readiness
Worksheets :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.
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...
iWorksheets :3Study Guides :1
Comparing Stories
Worksheets :2
Retelling Stories
Worksheets :2
Story Parts
FreeWorksheets :2
Word Families
Worksheets :40
Writing Readiness
Worksheets :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 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
CC.1.4.K.F.3. Spell simple words phonetically.
Spelling
FreeSpelling 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 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
CC.1.4.K.L.3. Spell simple words phonetically.
Spelling
FreeSpelling 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 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
CC.1.4.K.R.3. Spell simple words phonetically.
Spelling
FreeSpelling three or four letter words. Read more...iWorksheets :4Study Guides :1
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