ELA.K.F.1.1

Demonstrate knowledge of the basic concepts of print.
  1. Locate a printed word on a page.
  2. Distinguish letters from words within sentences. 
  3. Match print to speech to demonstrate that language is represented by print. 
  4. Identify parts of a book (front cover, back cover, title page). 
  5. Move top to bottom and left to right on the printed page; returning to the beginning of the next line. 
  6. Identify all upper- and lowercase letters of the alphabet. 
  7. Recognize that print conveys specific meaning and pictures may support meaning.

Clarifications

Clarification 1: Matching print to speech involves making a one-to-one correspondence between a spoken word and the print on the page. This can be accomplished by having the child point to each word in a sentence as it is read by an adult.
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))
5010041: Language Arts - Kindergarten (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 - 2021, 2021 and beyond (current))
5011000: Library Skills/Information Literacy Kindergarten (Specifically in versions: 2016 - 2022 (current), 2022 - 2023, 2023 and beyond)
5010022: Functional Reading Skills K-2 (Specifically in versions: 2021 and beyond (current))
5010011: English for Speakers of Other Languages Kindergarten (Specifically in versions: 2021 and beyond (current))

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