Whoops! Something went wrong.

Click here to refresh the page

Kindergarten Common Core ELA Assessments - Language Standards

Grade Levels
Resource Type
Common Core Standards
Product Rating
File Type

PDF (Acrobat) Document File

Be sure that you have an application to open this file type before downloading and/or purchasing.

9 MB|61 pages
Product Description
This ELA Assessment Pack covers all of the Kindergarten Common Core Language Standards. There are 2 Written assessment pages included for each standard, as well as Performance Assessments, Rubrics specific to each standard, and Class Data Tracking sheets. This is a very comprehensive assessment pack, with directions and layout that are appropriate for Kindergartners. Everything you will need to assess language skills!

All Language standards are assessed in this pack in either written or performance assessments:

Conventions of Standard English:
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.L.K.1 - Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking.
L.K.1.A - Print many upper- and lowercase letters.
L.K.1.B - Use frequently occurring nouns and verbs.
L.K.1.C - Form regular plural nouns orally by adding /s/ or /es/ (e.g., dog, dogs; wish, wishes).
L.K.1.D - Understand and use question words (interrogatives) (e.g., who, what, where, when, why, how).
L.K.1.E - Use the most frequently occurring prepositions (e.g., to, from, in, out, on, off, for, of, by, with).
L.K.1.F - Produce and expand complete sentences in shared language activities.

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.L.K.2 Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing.
L.K.2.A - Capitalize the first word in a sentence and the pronoun I
L.K.2.B - Recognize and name end punctuation.
L.K.2.C - Write a letter or letters for most consonant and short-vowel sounds (phonemes).
L.K.2.D - Spell simple words phonetically, drawing on knowledge of sound-letter relationships.

Vocabulary Acquisition and Use:
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.L.K.4 - Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases based on kindergarten reading and content.
L.K.4.A - Identify new meanings for familiar words and apply them accurately (e.g., knowing duck is a bird and learning the verb to duck).
L.K.4.B - Use the most frequently occurring inflections and affixes (e.g., -ed, -s, re-, un-, pre-, -ful, -less) as a clue to the meaning of an unknown word.

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.L.K.5 - With guidance and support from adults, explore word relationships and nuances in word meanings.
L.K.5.A - Sort common objects into categories (e.g., shapes, foods) to gain a sense of the concepts the categories represent.
L.K.5.B - Demonstrate understanding of frequently occurring verbs and adjectives by relating them to their opposites (antonyms).
L.K.5.C - Identify real-life connections between words and their use (e.g., note places at school that are colorful).
L.K.5.D - Distinguish shades of meaning among verbs describing the same general action (e.g., walk, march, strut, prance) by acting out the meanings.

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.L.K.6 - Use words and phrases acquired through conversations, reading and being read to, and responding to texts.

Please download the preview file above to get a snapshot of what is included, as well as some FAQ's.

This product is INCLUDED when purchasing my
Kindergarten Common Core ELA Assessment Pack – ALL STANDARDS.

That product contains all of these assessment packs at a discounted price:
Kindergarten Common Core Reading: Foundational Skills Assessments
Kindergarten Common Core Reading: Literature Assessments
Kindergarten Common Core Reading: Informational Text Assessments
Kindergarten Common Core Language Assessments
Kindergarten Common Core Writing Assessments
Kindergarten Common Core Speaking & Listening Assessments

I also have Kindergarten Common Core Math Assessments HERE:
Kindergarten Common Core Math Assessments

Please let me know if you have any additional questions.
Thank you!
Total Pages
Answer Key
Rubric only
Teaching Duration
1 Year
Report Copyright Infringement
  • Comments & Ratings
  • Product Q & A
Digital Download
Add one to cart

Karen Jones




Digital Download
Add one to cart
Teachers Pay Teachers

Teachers Pay Teachers is an online marketplace where teachers buy and sell original educational materials.

Learn More

Keep in Touch!

Sign up