1.1 The student will continue to demonstrate growth in the use of oral language.
- Listen and respond to a variety of media, including books, audiotapes, videos, and other age-appropriate materials.
- Tell and retell stories and events in logical order.
- Participate in a variety of oral language activities, including choral speaking and reciting short poems, rhymes, songs, and stories with repeated patterns.
- Express ideas orally in complete sentences.
1.2 The student will continue to expand and use listening and speaking vocabularies.
- Increase oral descriptive vocabulary.
- Begin to ask for clarification and explanation of words and ideas.
- Follow simple two-step oral directions.
- Give simple two-step oral directions.
- Use singular and plural nouns.
1.3 The student will adapt or change oral language to fit the situation.
- Initiate conversation with peers and adults.
- Follow rules for conversation.
- Use appropriate voice level in small-group settings.
- Ask and respond to questions in small-group settings.
1.4 The student will orally identify and manipulate phonemes (small units of sound) in syllables and multisyllabic words.
- Count phonemes (sounds) in syllables or words with a maximum of three syllables.
- Add or delete phonemes (sounds) orally to change syllables or words.
- Create rhyming words orally.
- Blend sounds to make word parts and words with one to three syllables.
1.5 The student will apply knowledge of how print is organized and read.
- Read from left to right and from top to bottom.
- Match spoken words with print.
- Identify letters, words, and sentences.
1.6 The student will apply phonetic principles to read and spell.
- Use beginning and ending consonants to decode and spell single-syllable words.
- Use two-letter consonant blends to decode and spell single-syllable words.
- Use beginning consonant digraphs to decode and spell single-syllable words.
- Use short vowel sounds to decode and spell single-syllable words.
- Blend beginning, middle, and ending sounds to recognize and read words.
- Use word patterns to decode unfamiliar words.
- Use compound words.
- Read and spell common, high-frequency sight words, including the, said, and come.
1.7 The student will use meaning clues and language structure to expand vocabulary when reading.
- Use titles and pictures.
- Use knowledge of the story and topic to read words.
- Use knowledge of sentence structure.
- Reread and self-correct.
The student will read familiar stories, poems, and passages with fluency and expression.
The student will read and demonstrate comprehension of a variety of fiction and nonfiction.
- Preview the selection.
- Set a purpose for reading.
- Relate previous experiences to what is read.
- Make predictions about content.
- Ask and answer who, what, when, where, why, and how questions about what is read.
- Identify characters, setting, and important events.
- Retell stories and events, using beginning, middle, and end.
- Identify the topic or main idea.
1.10 The student will use simple reference materials.
- Use knowledge of alphabetical order by first letter.
- Use a picture dictionary to find meanings of unfamiliar words.
1.11 The student will print legibly.
- Form letters.
- Space words and sentences.
The student will write to communicate ideas.
- Generate ideas.
- Focus on one topic.
- Use descriptive words when writing about people, places, things, and events.
- Use complete sentences in final copies.
- Begin each sentence with a capital letter and use ending punctuation in final copies.
- Use correct spelling for high-frequency sight words and phonetically regular words in final copies.
- Share writing with others.
- Use available technology.
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