Tennessee Academic Standards for Kindergarten English Language Arts

Book SenseBook sense allows you the strength to concentrate, analyze, empathize, and imagine. Read more...iWorksheets: 2
Capital LettersWorksheets: 3
Write the wordWorksheets: 3
Writing ReadinessWorksheets: 14

TN.FL. FOUNDATIONAL LITERACY STANDARDS

K.FL.PC. Print Concepts

K.FL.PC.1. Demonstrate understanding of the organization and basic features of print.
K.FL.PC.1.a. Follow words from left to right, top to bottom, and page-by-page.
Word ChainsWorksheets :2
K.FL.PC.1.d. Recognize and name all upper and lowercase letters of the alphabet in isolation and in connected text.
AlphabetizingFreeWhat is Alphabetizing? You alphabetize when you put words in order by using the alphabet. Words that begin with ‘a’ come first. Words that begin with ‘z’ must be last when you are alphabetizing. Read more...iWorksheets :30Study Guides :1

K.FL.PA. Phonological Awareness

K.FL.PA.2. Demonstrate understanding of spoken words, syllables, and sounds (phonemes).
K.FL.PA.2.a. Recognize and begin to 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 RhymesWorksheets :2
K.FL.PA.2.d. Isolate and pronounce the initial, medial vowel, and final sounds (phonemes) in two- and three-phoneme (VC or CVC) words, excluding CVC words ending with /l/, /r/, or /x/.
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
Beginning and Ending SoundsFreeBeginning and Ending Sounds are the letter sounds you hear at the beginning of a word. Read more...iWorksheets :16
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
The AlphabetFreeWorksheets :26
Closed SyllablesWorksheets :1
TraceWorksheets :8
Word StudyWorksheets :10
Write the wordWorksheets :3

K.FL.PWR. Phonics and Word Recognition

K.FL.PWR.3. Know and apply grade-level phonics and word analysis skills when decoding isolated words and in connected text.
K.FL.PWR.3.b. Associate the long and short phonemes 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
Beginning and Ending SoundsFreeBeginning and Ending Sounds are the letter sounds you hear at the beginning of a word. Read more...iWorksheets :16
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
The AlphabetFreeWorksheets :26
Closed SyllablesWorksheets :1
TraceWorksheets :8
Word StudyWorksheets :10
Write the wordWorksheets :3
K.FL.PWR.3.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
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

K.FL.WC. Word Composition

K.FL.WC.4. Know and apply grade-level phonics and word analysis skills when encoding words; write legibly.
K.FL.WC.4.b. Write a letter/letters for most consonant and short vowel sounds (phonemes).
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
Beginning and Ending SoundsFreeBeginning and Ending Sounds are the letter sounds you hear at the beginning of a word. Read more...iWorksheets :16
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
The AlphabetFreeWorksheets :26
Closed SyllablesWorksheets :1
TraceWorksheets :8
Word StudyWorksheets :10
Write the wordWorksheets :3
K.FL.WC.4.c. Represent phonemes first to last in simple words using letters (graphemes) such as rop for rope.
Long Vowel - Silent eLong vowels say their own names in many words. They have a special helper called Silent e that makes them say their own name. Read more...iWorksheets :5Study Guides :1
K.FL.WC.4.e. Identify the letters used to represent vowel phonemes and those used to represent consonants; know that every syllable has a vowel.
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
Beginning and Ending SoundsFreeBeginning and Ending Sounds are the letter sounds you hear at the beginning of a word. Read more...iWorksheets :16
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
The AlphabetFreeWorksheets :26
Closed SyllablesWorksheets :1
TraceWorksheets :8
Word StudyWorksheets :10
Write the wordWorksheets :3

K.FL.SC. Sentence Composition

K.FL.SC.6. Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when speaking and conventions of standard English grammar and usage, including capitalization and punctuation, when writing with adult support.
K.FL.SC.6.g. Produce and expand complete sentences in shared language activities.
Simple SentencesWorksheets :5
K.FL.SC.6.h. 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
K.FL.SC.6.i. Recognize and name end punctuation.
Periods and Question MarksA period is a special end mark for a sentence that tells. It looks like a round circle. Read more...iWorksheets :7Study Guides :1

K.FL.VA. Vocabulary Acquisition

FL.VA.7. Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases by using context clues, analyzing meaningful word parts, and consulting general and specialized reference materials, as appropriate.
K.FL.VA.7b. With guidance and support from adults, explore word relationships and nuances in word meanings.
K.FL.VA.7b.i. Sort common objects into categories to gain a sense of the concepts the categories represent.
Categorizing WordsTo categorize means to put words into groups that belong together. A category is a group. Read more...iWorksheets :3Study Guides :1
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
K.FL.VA.7b.iv. Distinguish shades of meaning among verbs describing the same general action.
Three Step DirectionsWhat is Logical Order? Logical order is how things happen in real life. Read more...iWorksheets :3Study Guides :1

TN.RL. READING STANDARDS - LITERATURE

K.RL.KID. Key Ideas and Details

R.KID.2. Determine central ideas or themes of a text and analyze their development; summarize the key supporting details and ideas.
K.RL.KID.2. With prompting and support, orally 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 StoriesWorksheets :2
Story PartsFreeWorksheets :2
Word FamiliesWorksheets :40
Writing ReadinessWorksheets :14
R.KID.3. Analyze how and why individuals, events, and ideas develop and interact over the course of a text.
K.RL.KID.3. With prompting and support, orally identify characters, setting, 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 StoriesWorksheets :2
Story PartsFreeWorksheets :2
Word FamiliesWorksheets :40
Writing ReadinessWorksheets :14

TN.RI. READING STANDARDS – INFORMATIONAL TEXT

K.RI.KID. Key Ideas and Details

R.KID.2. Determine central ideas or themes of a text and analyze their development; summarize the key supporting details and ideas.
K.RI.KID.2. With prompting and support, orally 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
Comparing Storiesdiscuss the plot, which is what happens in each story. Compare the main characters. Evaluate Writing Styles. Read more...iWorksheets :2
Retelling StoriesWorksheets :2
Story PartsFreeWorksheets :2
Word FamiliesWorksheets :40
Writing ReadinessWorksheets :14

K.RI.IKI. Integration of Knowledge and Ideas

R.IKI.8. Delineate and evaluate the argument and specific claims in a text, including the validity of the reasoning as well as the relevance and sufficiency of the evidence.
K.RI.IKI.8. With prompting and support, identify the reasons an author provides to support points in 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
Comparing Storiesdiscuss the plot, which is what happens in each story. Compare the main characters. Evaluate Writing Styles. Read more...iWorksheets :2
Retelling StoriesWorksheets :2
Story PartsFreeWorksheets :2
Word FamiliesWorksheets :40
Writing ReadinessWorksheets :14
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