All Grade K Standards for

English Language Arts/Literacy

The standard grade refers to the level at which the standard applies. Some standards have specific grade levels, like K, 1, 2, and 3, but others are shared, such as 6-8 or 11-12. The standards below have the same grade designation. Click a standard to learn more.

  • Use a combination of drawing, dictating, and writing to compose informative/explanatory texts in which they name what they are writing about and supply some information about the topic.

  • Use a combination of drawing, dictating, and writing to narrate a single event or several loosely linked events, tell about the events in the order in which they occurred, and provide a reaction to what happened.

  • (W.K.4 begins in grade 3)

  • With guidance and support from adults, respond to questions and suggestions from peers and add details to strengthen writing as needed.

  • With guidance and support from adults, explore a variety of digital tools to produce and publish writing, including in collaboration with peers.

  • Participate in shared research and writing projects (e.g., explore a number of books by a favorite author and express opinions about them).

  • With guidance and support from adults, recall information from experiences or gather information from provided sources to answer a question.

  • (W.K.9 begins in grade 4)

  • (W.K.10 begins in grade 3)

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