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.

  • Read emergent-reader texts with purpose and understanding.

  • With prompting and support, ask and answer questions about key details in a text.

  • With prompting and support, identify the main topic and retell key details of a text.

  • With prompting and support, describe the connection between two individuals, events, ideas, or pieces of information in a text.

  • With prompting and support, ask and answer questions about unknown words in a text.

  • Identify the front cover, back cover, and title page of a book.

  • Name the author and illustrator of a text and define the role of each in presenting the ideas or information in a text.

  • With prompting and support, describe the relationship between illustrations and the text in which they appear (e.g., what person, place, thing, or idea in the text an illustration depicts).

  • With prompting and support, identify the reasons an author gives to support points in a text.

  • With prompting and support, identify basic similarities in and differences between two texts on the same topic (e.g., in illustrations, descriptions, or procedures).

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