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

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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;
RebusWorksheets :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 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
K.2.A.iii. Identifying the individual words in a spoken sentence.
Simple SentencesWorksheets :5
K.2.A.iv. Identifying syllables in spoken words.
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
TraceWorksheets :8
Word StudyWorksheets :10
K.2.A.v. Blending syllables to form multisyllabic words.
TraceWorksheets :8
K.2.A.vi. Segmenting multisyllabic words into syllables.
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
TraceWorksheets :8
Word StudyWorksheets :10
K.2.A.vii. Blending spoken onsets and rimes to form simple words.
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
K.2.A.ix. Manipulating syllables within a multisyllabic word.
Word StudyWorksheets :10
K.2.A.x. Segmenting spoken one-syllable words into individual phonemes.
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
K.2.B. Demonstrate and apply phonetic knowledge by:
K.2.B.i. Identifying and matching the common sounds that letters represent.
The AlphabetFreeWorksheets :26
K.2.B.ii. Using letter-sound relationships to decode, including VC, CVC, CCVC, and CVCC words.
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
Same & Different SoundsAsk your students to identify which words sound alike or different. Read more...iWorksheets :3
K.2.B.iv. Identifying and reading at least 25 high-frequency words from a research-based list.
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
K.2.C. Demonstrate and apply spelling knowledge by:
K.2.C.ii. Spelling words using sound-spelling patterns.
SpellingFreeSpelling: forming words with the correct letters in the correct order. Spelling three or four letter words. Read more...iWorksheets :4Study Guides :1
Write the wordWorksheets :3
K.2.C.iii. Spelling high-frequency words from a research-based list.
SpellingFreeSpelling: forming words with the correct letters in the correct order. Spelling three or four letter words. Read more...iWorksheets :4Study Guides :1
Write the wordWorksheets :3
K.2.D. Demonstrate print awareness by:
K.2.D.i. Identifying the front cover, back cover, and title page of a book.
Book SenseBook sense allows you the strength to concentrate, analyze, empathize, and imagine. 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
K.2.E. Develop handwriting by accurately forming all uppercase and lowercase letters using appropriate directionality.
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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.
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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.
PredictionsA 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 Storiesdiscuss the plot, which is what happens in each story. Compare the main characters. Evaluate Writing Styles. Read more...iWorksheets :2
Story PartsFreeWorksheets :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 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
Retelling StoriesWorksheets :2

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 FamiliesWorksheets :40
K.7.D. Describe the setting.
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

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 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.8.B. Discuss rhyme and rhythm in nursery rhymes and a variety of poems.
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.8.D. Recognize characteristics and structures of informational text, including:
K.8.D.i. The central idea and supporting evidence with adult assistance.
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
K.8.D.iii. The steps in a sequence with adult assistance.
Logical OrderWhat 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 SentencesWorksheets :5
K.10.D.iii. Singular and plural nouns.
NounsWhat 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.
PronounsWhat is a Pronoun? A pronoun is a word that takes the place of a noun. E.g. I, you we, it, they, someone. Read more...iWorksheets :6Study Guides :1
K.10.D.vii. Capitalization of the first letter in a sentence and name.
Capital LettersWorksheets :3
K.10.D.viii. Punctuation marks at the end of declarative sentences.
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.10.D.ix. Correct spelling of words with grade-appropriate orthographic patterns and rules and high-frequency words.
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

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 ReadinessWorksheets :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.
RebusWorksheets :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 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
K.2.A.ii. Recognizing spoken alliteration or groups of words that begin with the same simple syllable or initial sound.
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
K.2.A.v. Blending syllables to form multisyllabic words.
Closed SyllablesWorksheets :1
K.2.A.vii. Identifying initial and final sounds in simple words.
Beginning and Ending SoundsFreeBeginning 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 SyllablesWorksheets :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 SyllablesWorksheets :1
K.2.E. Develop handwriting by accurately forming all uppercase and lowercase letters using appropriate directionality.
RebusWorksheets :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.
RebusWorksheets :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 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
Retelling StoriesWorksheets :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 LettersWorksheets :3

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