English Language Arts
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Concepts of Print
I can follow
words read aloud from left to right and from top to bottom of thepage.
I can recognize and name all upper and lower case letters.
I can blend two to three spoken sounds into recognizable words (e.g., / a / t / =at; /c / a / t / = cat
I can tell you each of the sounds I hear in a word. (e.g., cat = / c / a / t /).
Decoding and Word Recognition
I can say the sound that each letter makes.
I can recognize or read some very common words by sight such as; (a, the, I,my, you, is, are).
Listen To and Read Informational and Narrative Text
I can listen to and experience a wide variety of children’s literature includingalphabet books, informational stories, classic and contemporary literature, andnursery rhymes.
I can understand, learn, and use new vocabulary that is introduced and taughtdirectly through orally read stories and informational text.
Informational Text: Demonstrate General Understanding
I can correctly answer simple questions about a text read aloud.
Informational Text: Develop an Interpretation
I can use pictures or portions of the text to make predictions about the text.
Listen to and Read Literary Text
I can listen, make connections, and respond to stories based on well-knowncharacters, themes, plots, and settings.
I can name some book titles and authors.
I can listen and demonstrate comprehension of more complex literary textthrough discussions.
Literary Text: Demonstrate General Understanding
I can tell the sequence of events in a story.
I can correctly answer simple questions about stories read aloud.
I can retell, reenact, dramatize, or draw stories or parts of stories.
Literary Text: Develop an Interpretation
I can connect events in text to life experiences (text to self, text to world).
I can make predictions based on illustrations or portions of the story.
Created from the Kindergarten English Language Arts Oregon State Standards 10/2009 ~ Gretchen “Boo” Rayburn and Jo Swan