This PowerPoint can be used to inform educators and administrators of the increasing complexity (K-5th grade) of the Common Core State Standards for Reading - Foundational Skills. All four standards for informational text along with the strands are presented including print concepts, phonological awareness, phonics and word recognition, and fluency. For professional development, you can add notes, change the slide, designs, etc. or present as is. All of the information was taken from the Common Core States Standards Initiative web page, http://www.corestandards.org/ELA-Literacy. Please email me if you have any questions!