Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS) for Kindergarten English Language Arts

Word Chains
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Word Study
Worksheets: 10
Write the word
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Writing Readiness
Worksheets: 14

TX.110.2. English Language Arts and Reading, Kindergarten, Adopted 2017

K.1. Developing and sustaining foundational language skills: listening, speaking, discussion, and thinking--oral language. The student develops oral language through listening, speaking, and discussion. The student is expected to:

K.1.B. Restate and follow oral directions that involve a short, related sequence of actions;
Rebus
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K.2. Developing and sustaining foundational language skills: listening, speaking, reading, writing, and thinking--beginning reading and writing. The student develops word structure knowledge through phonological awareness, print concepts, phonics, and morphology to communicate, decode, and spell. The student is expected to:

K.2.A. Demonstrate phonological awareness by:
K.2.A.i. Identifying and producing 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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K.2.A.iii. Identifying the individual words in a spoken sentence.
Simple Sentences
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K.2.A.iv. Identifying syllables in spoken words.
Word Parts
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Trace
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Word Study
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K.2.A.v. Blending syllables to form multisyllabic words.
Trace
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K.2.A.vi. Segmenting multisyllabic words into syllables.
Counting Syllables
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Trace
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Word Study
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K.2.A.vii. Blending spoken onsets and rimes to form simple words.
Onsets & Rimes
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K.2.A.ix. Manipulating syllables within a multisyllabic word.
Word Study
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K.2.A.x. Segmenting spoken one-syllable words into individual phonemes.
K.2.B. Demonstrate and apply phonetic knowledge by:
K.2.B.i. Identifying and matching the common sounds that letters represent.
The Alphabet
FreeWorksheets :26
K.2.B.ii. Using letter-sound relationships to decode, including VC, CVC, CCVC, and CVCC words.
K.2.B.iv. Identifying and reading at least 25 high-frequency words from a research-based list.
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
K.2.C. Demonstrate and apply spelling knowledge by:
K.2.C.ii. Spelling words using sound-spelling patterns.
Spelling
FreeSpelling three or four letter words. Read more...iWorksheets :4Study Guides :1
Write the word
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K.2.C.iii. Spelling high-frequency words from a research-based list.
Spelling
FreeSpelling three or four letter words. Read more...iWorksheets :4Study Guides :1
Write the word
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K.2.D. Demonstrate print awareness by:
K.2.D.i. Identifying the front cover, back cover, and title page of a book.
Book Sense
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Mystery Words
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K.2.E. Develop handwriting by accurately forming all uppercase and lowercase letters using appropriate directionality.
Rebus
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K.3. Developing and sustaining foundational language skills: listening, speaking, reading, writing, and thinking--vocabulary. The student uses newly acquired vocabulary expressively. The student is expected to:

K.3.C. Identify and use words that name actions; directions; positions; sequences; categories such as colors, shapes, and textures; and locations.
Rebus
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K.5. Comprehension skills: listening, speaking, reading, writing, and thinking using multiple texts. The student uses metacognitive skills to both develop and deepen comprehension of increasingly complex texts. The student is expected to:

K.5.C. Make and confirm predictions using text features and structures with adult assistance.
Predictions
A prediction is what you think will happen next. You do not just guess. You use clues in the picture to decide what will happen next. Read more...iWorksheets :6Study Guides :1
K.5.E. Make connections to personal experiences, ideas in other texts, and society with adult assistance.
Comparing Stories
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Story Parts
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K.6. Response skills: listening, speaking, reading, writing, and thinking using multiple texts. The student responds to an increasingly challenging variety of sources that are read, heard, or viewed. The student is expected to:

K.6.D. Retell texts in ways that maintain meaning.
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
Retelling Stories
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K.7. Multiple genres: listening, speaking, reading, writing, and thinking using multiple texts--literary elements. The student recognizes and analyzes literary elements within and across increasingly complex traditional, contemporary, classical, and diverse literary texts. The student is expected to:

K.7.C. Describe the elements of plot development, including the main events, the problem, and the resolution for texts read aloud with adult assistance.
Word Families
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K.7.D. Describe the setting.
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

K.8. Multiple genres: listening, speaking, reading, writing, and thinking using multiple texts--genres. The student recognizes and analyzes genre-specific characteristics, structures, and purposes within and across increasingly complex traditional, contemporary, classical, and diverse texts. The student is expected to:

K.8.A. Demonstrate knowledge of distinguishing characteristics of well-known children's literature such as folktales, fables, fairy tales, and nursery rhymes.
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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K.8.B. Discuss rhyme and rhythm in nursery rhymes and a variety of poems.
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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K.8.D. Recognize characteristics and structures of informational text, including:
K.8.D.i. The central idea and supporting evidence with adult assistance.
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
K.8.D.iii. The steps in a sequence with adult assistance.
Logical Order
What are Three-Step Directions? Three-step directions are actions you take to do a job. You follow them in three steps to do the job well. Read more...iWorksheets :3Study Guides :1

K.10. Composition: listening, speaking, reading, writing, and thinking using multiple texts--writing process. The student uses the writing process recursively to compose multiple texts that are legible and uses appropriate conventions. The student is expected to:

K.10.D. Edit drafts with adult assistance using standard English conventions, including:
K.10.D.i. Complete sentences.
Simple Sentences
Worksheets :5
K.10.D.iii. Singular and plural nouns.
Nouns
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.10.D.vi. Pronouns, including subjective, objective, and possessive cases.
Pronouns
What is a Pronoun? A pronoun is a word that takes the place of a noun. Read more...iWorksheets :6Study Guides :1
K.10.D.vii. Capitalization of the first letter in a sentence and name.
Capital Letters
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K.10.D.viii. Punctuation marks at the end of declarative sentences.
Periods and Question Marks
A period is a special end mark for a sentence that tells. It looks like a round circle. Read more...iWorksheets :7Study Guides :1
K.10.D.ix. Correct spelling of words with grade-appropriate orthographic patterns and rules and high-frequency words.

K.12. Inquiry and research: listening, speaking, reading, writing, and thinking using multiple texts. The student engages in both short-term and sustained recursive inquiry processes for a variety of purposes. The student is expected to:

Writing Readiness
Worksheets :14

TX.128.2. Spanish Language Arts and Reading, Kindergarten, Adopted 2017

K.1. Developing and sustaining foundational language skills: listening, speaking, discussion, and thinking--oral language. The student develops oral language through listening, speaking, and discussion. The student is expected to:

K.1.B. Restate and follow oral directions that involve a short, related sequence of actions.
Rebus
Worksheets :2

K.2. Developing and sustaining foundational language skills: listening, speaking, reading, writing, and thinking--beginning reading and writing. The student develops word structure knowledge through phonological awareness, print concepts, phonics, and morphology to communicate, decode, and spell. The student is expected to:

K.2.A. Demonstrate phonological awareness by:
K.2.A.i. Identifying and producing 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
K.2.A.ii. Recognizing spoken alliteration or groups of words that begin with the same simple syllable or initial sound.
Vowel Sounds
Worksheets :3
K.2.A.v. Blending syllables to form multisyllabic words.
Closed Syllables
Worksheets :1
K.2.A.vii. Identifying initial and final sounds in simple words.
Beginning and Ending Sounds
FreeBeginning and Ending Sounds are the letter sounds you hear at the beginning of a word. Read more...iWorksheets :16
K.2.B. Demonstrate and apply phonetic knowledge by:
K.2.B.ii. Using letter-sound relationships to decode one- and two-syllable words and multisyllabic words, including CV, VC, CCV, CVC, VCV, CVCV, CCVCV, and CVCCV.
Closed Syllables
Worksheets :1
K.2.C. Demonstrate and apply spelling knowledge by:
K.2.C.ii. Spelling words with common syllabic patterns such as CV, VC, CCV, CVC, VCV, CVCV, CCVCV, and CVCCV.
Closed Syllables
Worksheets :1
K.2.E. Develop handwriting by accurately forming all uppercase and lowercase letters using appropriate directionality.
Rebus
Worksheets :2

K.3. Developing and sustaining foundational language skills: listening, speaking, reading, writing, and thinking--vocabulary. The student uses newly acquired vocabulary expressively. The student is expected to:

K.3.C. Identify and use words that name actions; directions; positions; sequences; categories such as colors, shapes, and textures; and locations.
Rebus
Worksheets :2

K.6. Response skills: listening, speaking, reading, writing, and thinking using multiple texts. The student responds to an increasingly challenging variety of sources that are read, heard, or viewed. The student is expected to:

K.6.D. Retell texts in ways that maintain meaning.
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
Retelling Stories
Worksheets :2

K.10. Composition: listening, speaking, reading, writing, and thinking using multiple texts--writing process. The student uses the writing process recursively to compose multiple texts that are legible and uses appropriate conventions. The student is expected to:

K.10.D. Edit drafts with adult assistance using standard Spanish conventions, including:
K.10.D.vii. Capitalization of the first letter in a sentence and names.
Capital Letters
Worksheets :3
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