Student will actively engage in group reading activities with purpose and understanding.
Recognize, name, and write all upper- and lower-case letters of the alphabet.
Recognize that spoken words are represented in written language by specific sequences of letters.
Orally produce groups of words that start with the same initial sound.
Recognize and produce rhyming words
Count, pronounce, blend, and segment syllables in spoken words.
Blend and segment onsets and rimes of single-syllable spoken words. (/b/ - /at/)
Isolate and pronounce the initial, medial vowel, and final sounds (phonemes) in three- phoneme (CVC) words.
Add or substitute individual sounds (phonemes) in simple, one-syllable words to make new words (e.g., “at” → /sat/ → /mat/ → /map/).
Demonstrate basic knowledge of one-to-one letter-sound correspondences by producing the primary or most frequent sound for each consonant.
Say a word that matches both the picture and the initial consonant sound without reminders or other help. Reread to correct when necessary
Associate the short sounds with common spellings (graphemes) for the five major vowels.
Read at least 25 high-frequency words by sight with speed.
Read unfamiliar text independently, sustaining concentration, monitoring comprehension, with 95-100% word accuracy, and when useful, rereading.
An assessment of the above skills is provided. The initial and final assessments are the same. This can provide growth documentation.