MA.CC.RF.K. Reading Standards: Foundational Skills Pre-K-5
Phonics and Word Recognition
RF.K.3. Know and apply grade-level phonics and word analysis skills in decoding words.
RF.K.3.a. Demonstrate basic knowledge of one-to-one letter-sound correspondences by producing the primary sound or many of the most frequent sounds for each consonant.
RF.K.2. Demonstrate understanding of spoken words, syllables, and sounds (phonemes).
RF.K.2.d. Isolate and pronounce the initial, medial vowel, and final sounds (phonemes) in three-phoneme (consonant-vowel-consonant, or CVC) words.(This does not include CVCs ending with /l/, /r/, or /x/.)