Grade K Version: 05-06 CPS


 
Scholastic Area that Course Is Active In: Language Arts

Strand: Reading (K-5)


 
ELAKR1 Concepts of Print
The student demonstrates concepts of print.
Element: ELAKR1.a Concepts of Print
Recognizes that print and pictures (signs and labels, newspapers, and informational books) can inform, entertain, and persuade.
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Element: ELAKR1.b Concepts of Print
Demonstrates that print has meaning and represents spoken language in written form.
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Element: ELAKR1.c Concepts of Print
Tracks text read from left to right and top to bottom.
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Element: ELAKR1.d Concepts of Print
Distinguishes among written letters, words, and sentences.
Element: ELAKR1.e Concepts of Print
Recognizes that sentences in print are made up of separate words.
Element: ELAKR1.f Concepts of Print
Begins to understand that punctuation and capitalization are used in all written sentences.
 

 
ELAKR2 Phonological Awareness
The student demonstrates the ability to identify and orally manipulate words and individual sounds within those spoken words.
Element: ELAKR2.a Phonological Awareness
Identifies and produces rhyming words in response to an oral prompt and distinguishes rhyming and non-rhyming words.
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Element: ELAKR2.b Phonological Awareness
Identifies component sounds (phonemes and combinations of phonemes) in spoken words.
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Element: ELAKR2.c Phonological Awareness
Blends and segments syllables in spoken words.
Element: ELAKR2.d Phonological Awareness
Segments the phonemes in high frequency words.
Element: ELAKR2.e Phonological Awareness
Blends spoken phonemes to make high frequency words.
 

 
ELAKR3 Phonics
The student demonstrates the relationship between letters and letter combinations of written words and the sounds of spoken words.
Element: ELAKR3.a Phonics
Demonstrates an understanding that there are systematic and predictable relationships between print and spoken sounds.
Element: ELAKR3.b Phonics
Recognizes and names all uppercase and lowercase letters of the alphabet.
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Element: ELAKR3.c Phonics
Matches all consonant and short-vowel sounds to appropriate letters.
Element: ELAKR3.d Phonics
Blends individual sounds to read one-syllable decodable words.
Element: ELAKR3.e Phonics
Applies learned phonics skills when reading one-syllable words and sentences in stories.
 

 
ELAKR4 Fluency
The student demonstrates the ability to read orally with speed, accuracy, and expression.
Element: ELAKR4.a Fluency
Reads previously taught high frequency words at the rate of 30 words correct per minute.
Element: ELAKR4.b Fluency
Reads previously taught grade-level text with appropriate expression.
 

 
ELAKR5 Vocabulary
The student acquires and uses grade-level words to communicate effectively.
Element: ELAKR5.a Vocabulary
Listens to a variety of texts and uses new vocabulary in oral language.
Element: ELAKR5.b Vocabulary
Discusses the meaning of words and understands that some words have multiple meanings.
 

 
ELAKR6 Comprehension
The student gains meaning from orally presented text.
Element: ELAKR6.a Comprehension
Listens to and reads a variety of literary (e.g., short stories, poems) and informational texts and materials to gain knowledge and for pleasure.
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Element: ELAKR6.b Comprehension
Makes predictions from pictures and titles.
Element: ELAKR6.c Comprehension
Asks and answers questions about essential narrative elements (e.g., beginning-middle-end, setting, characters, problem, events, resolution) of a read-aloud text.
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Element: ELAKR6.d Comprehension
Begins to distinguish fact from fiction in a read-aloud text.
Element: ELAKR6.e Comprehension
Retells familiar events and stories to include beginning, middle, and end.
Element: ELAKR6.f Comprehension
Uses prior knowledge, graphic features (illustrations, and graphic organizers to understand text.
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Element: ELAKR6.g Comprehension
Connects life experiences to read-aloud text.
Element: ELAKR6.h Comprehension
Retells important facts in the student's own words.
 

Strand: Writing


 
ELAKW1 Writing
The student begins to understand the principles of writing.
Element: ELAKW1.a Writing
Writes or dictates to describe familiar persons, places, objects, or experiences.
Element: ELAKW1.b Writing
Uses drawings, letters, and phonetically spelled words to create meaning.
Element: ELAKW1.c Writing
Accurately prints name, all uppercase and lowercase letters of the alphabet, and teacher selected words.
Element: ELAKW1.d Writing
Uses left-to-right pattern of writing.
Element: ELAKW1.e Writing
Begins to use capitalization at the beginning of sentences and punctuation (periods and question marks) at the end of sentences.
 

 
ELAKW2 Narrative Writing
The student begins to write in a variety of genres including Narrative Writing. The student writes a narrative that:
Element: ELAKW2a
Narrative Writing: Involves one event.
Element: ELAKW2b
Narrative Writing: Uses drawings, letters, and phonetcially spelled words to describe a personal experience.
Element: ELAKW2e
Narrative Writing: May include a sense of closure.
Element: ELAKW2f
Narrative Writing: Includes oral or written prewriting to generate ideas (graphic organizers and pictures).
Element: ELAKW2g
Narrative Writing: May include a draft developed from prewriting.
Element: ELAKW2c
Narrative Writing: Begins to use organizational structures (beginning, middle, end).
Element: ELAKW2d
Narrative Writing: May include describing words.
 

 
Informational Writing
The student begins to write in a variety of genres including Informationl Writing. The student produces informational writing that:
Element: ELAKW2a
Informational Writing: Involves one topic.
Element: ELAKW2b
Informational Writing: Uses drawings, letters, and phonetically spelled words to share information.
Element: ELAKW2c
Informational Writing: Begins to use organizational structures (steps).
Element: ELAKW2d
Informational Writing: May include describing words.
Element: ELAKW2e
Informational Writing: May include a sense of closure.
Element: ELAKW2f
Informational Writing: Includes oral or written pre-writing to generate ideas (graphic organizers and pictures).
Element: ELAKW2g
Informational Writing: May include a draft developed from pre-writing.
Element: ELAKW2h
Informational Writing: May publish a final copy.
 

 
Persuasive Writing
The student begins to write in a variety of genres including Persusive Writing. The student produces a persuasive piece that:
Element: ELAKW2a
Persuasive Writing: States an opinion.
Element: ELAKW2b
Persuasive Writing: May use words, illustrations, or graphics to support an opinion.
Element: ELAKW2c
Persuasive Writing: Begins to use formats appropriate to the genre (letter, poster).
Element: ELAKW2d
Persuasive Writing: May include describing words.
Element: ELAKW2e
Persuasive Writing: Pre-writes orally or written to generate ideas (graphic organizers and pictures).
Element: ELAKW2f
Persuasive Writing: May include a draft developed from prewriting.
Element: ELAKW2g
Persuasive Writing: May include a sense of closure.
 

 
Response to Literature
The student begins to write a variety of genres including Response to Literature. The student produces a response to literature that:
Element: ELAKW2a
Response to Literature: Retells a story orally, through pictures, or in writing.
Element: ELAKW2b
Response to Literature: Makes connections: text-to-self, text-to-text, text-to-world.
Element: ELAKW2c
Response to Literature: Begins to use organizational structures (beginning, middle, end)
Element: ELAKW2d
Response to Literature: Pre-writes orally or written to generate ideas (graphic organizers, pictures).
Element: ELAKW2e
Response to Literature: May include a draft developed from pre-writing.
Element: ELAKW2f
Response to Literature: May include a sense of closure.
 

Strand: Listening, Speaking and Viewing


 
ELAKLSV1 Listening/Speaking/Viewing
The student uses oral and visual skills to communicate.
Element: ELAKLSV3.1.a Listening/Speaking/Viewing
Listens and speaks appropriately with peers and adults.
Element: ELAKLSV1.b Listening/Speaking/Viewing
Follows two-part oral directions.
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Element: ELAKLSV1.c Listening/Speaking/Viewing
Repeats auditory sequences (letters, words, and rhythmic patterns).
Element: ELAKLSV1.d Listening/Speaking/Viewing
Recites short poems, rhymes, songs, and stories with repeated patterns.
Element: ELAKLSV1.e Listening/Speaking/Viewing
Describes people, places, things, locations, and actions.
Element: ELAKLSV1.f Listening/Speaking/Viewing
Increases vocabulary to reflect a growing range of interests and knowledge.
Element: ELAKLSV1.g Listening/Speaking/Viewing
Communicates effectively when relating experiences and retelling stories heard.
Element: ELAKLSV1.h Listening/Speaking/Viewing
Uses complete sentences when speaking.
Element: ELAKLSV1.i Listening/Speaking/Viewing
Begins to use subject-verb agreement and tense correctly.
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