ELA.K.F.1.3

Use knowledge of grade-appropriate phonics and word-analysis skills to decode words accurately.
  1. Demonstrate knowledge of the most frequent sound for each consonant. 
  2. Demonstrate knowledge of the short and long sounds for the five major vowels. 
  3. Decode consonant-vowel-consonant (CVC) words. 
  4. Encode consonant-vowel-consonant (CVC) words.

Clarifications

Clarification 1: Phonics refers to the relationship between graphemes (letters or letter combinations) and phonemes (speech sounds). 

Clarification 2: Students will decode decodable high frequency words appropriate to the grade level. See K.F.1.4 and Dolch and Fry word lists. Students will read grade-level appropriate high frequency words, decodable or not, with automaticity.

General Information
Subject Area: English Language Arts (B.E.S.T. - Effective starting 2021-2022)
Grade: K
Strand: Foundational Skills
Date Adopted or Revised: 08/20
Status: State Board Approved

Related Courses

This benchmark is part of these courses.
5010020: Basic Skills in Reading-K-2 (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 - 2021, 2021 and beyond (current))
5010030: Functional Basic Skills in Communications-Elementary (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 - 2022 (current), 2022 and beyond)
5010041: Language Arts - Kindergarten (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 - 2021, 2021 and beyond (current))
7710011: Access Language Arts - Kindergarten (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 - 2018, 2018 - 2022 (current), 2022 and beyond)
5010022: Functional Reading Skills K-2 (Specifically in versions: 2021 and beyond (current))
5010026: Functional Reading Skills 3-5 (Specifically in versions: 2021 and beyond (current))
5010011: English for Speakers of Other Languages Kindergarten (Specifically in versions: 2021 and beyond (current))

Related Access Points

Alternate version of this benchmark for students with significant cognitive disabilities.
ELA.K.F.1.AP.3a: Demonstrate knowledge of the most frequent sound for consonants.
ELA.K.F.1.AP.3b: Demonstrate knowledge of the short and long sounds for the five major vowels.
ELA.K.F.1.AP.3c: Decode consonant-vowel-consonant (CVC) words.
ELA.K.F.1.AP.3d: Encode consonant-vowel-consonant (CVC) words.

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