New Mexico Standards
NM.I: Reading and listening for comprehension. Students will apply strategies and skills to comprehend information that is read, heard and viewed.
I-D: Acquire reading strategies which include phonemic awareness, phonics, fluency, vocabulary and comprehension.
I-D:2. Demonstrate decoding and word recognition strategies and skills by:
I-D:2.c. recognizing beginning consonant letter-sound associations in one-syllable words,
NM.II: Writing and speaking for expression. Students will communicate effectively through speaking and writing.
II-B: Apply grammatical and language conventions to communicate.
II-B:7. Develop spelling strategies and skills by:
II-B:7.a. representing spoken language with emergent or conventional spelling,
II-B:7.b. writing most letters of the alphabet,
II-B:7.c. analyzing sounds in a word, and
II-B:7.d. writing dominant consonant letters.
II-C: Demonstrate competence in the skills and strategies of the writing process.
II-C:1. Develop writing strategies and skills by:
II-C:1.a. representing spoken language with temporary or conventional spelling,
II-C:1.d. using phonemic awareness and letter recognition to spell independently (using standard or emergent spelling).