Know and apply phonics and word analysis skills in decoding words.
- Use an array of strategies to decode single-syllable and multisyllabic words.
- Accurately read multisyllabic words using a combined knowledge of all letter-sound correspondences, and syllabication patterns.
Clarification 1: Phonics refers to the relationship between graphemes (letters or letter combinations) and phonemes (speech sounds). Since morphemes represent the smallest unit of language with meaning, morphology refers to the skill of recognizing morphemes as a unit when decoding and determining meaning.
Subject Area: English Language Arts (B.E.S.T.)
Strand: Foundational Skills
Date Adopted or Revised: 08/20
Status: State Board Approved