This kindergarten WORD SEARCH is perfect for young children who will be exposed to a word search for the first time. The letters are in uniformly formatted boxes. All words are placed left to right to avoid traps for students with reversal or orientation confusion. Please take a look at the preview file.
WORD SEARCH can be used to address these Common Core Standards:
Grade K READING STANDARDS: FOUNDATIONAL SKILLS
1. Demonstrate understanding of the organization and basic features of print.
a. Follow words from left to right, top to bottom, and page by page. b. Recognize that spoken words are represented in written language by specific sequences of letters.
b. Count, pronounce, blend, and segment syllables in spoken words.
d. Blend two to three phonemes into recognizable words. (California addition)
e. Isolate and pronounce the initial, medial vowel, and final sounds (phonemes) in three-phoneme (consonant-vowel-consonant, or CVC) words.*
Phonics and Word Recognition
3. Know and apply grade-level phonics and word analysis skills in decoding words
a. Demonstrate basic knowledge of one-to-one letter-sound correspondences by producing the primary or many of the most frequent sound for each consonant.
b. Associate the long and short sounds with common spellings (graphemes) for the five major vowels.