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Kinder Learning Targets

Kinder Learning Targets

Reading Literature___________________________________________  I can ask and answer questions about key details in a text  I can retell familiar stories and include key details  I can identify characters, settings, and major events  I can ask and answer questions about unknown words in a text  I can recognize common types of text (e.g., storybooks, poems)  I can name the author, illustrator and define their role  I can use the illustrations to tell about a story  I can identify rhyme, beat and repetition of sounds, words and phrases in poetry  I can compare and contrast the adventures and experiences of characters in familiar stories  I can actively engage in group reading activities with purpose and understanding

Reading Informational Text____________________________________  I can ask and answer questions about key details in an informational text  I can identify the main topic and retell key details in a text  I can describe the connection between two individuals, events ideas or pieces of information in a text  I can ask and answer questions about unknown words in a text  I can identify the front cover, back cover, and title page of a book  I can name the author and illustrators of a text and define the role of each in presenting the ideas or information in a text  I can describe the relationship between illustrations and the text in which they appear (e.g., what person, place, thing, or idea an illustration depicts)  I can identify the reasons the author gives to support points in a text  I can identify basic similarities and differences between two texts on the same topic  I can actively engage in group reading activities with purpose and understanding

Reading Foundational Skills____________________________________  I can follow words form left to right, top to bottom, and page by page  I recognize that spoken words are represented in written language by specific sequences of letters  I understand that words are separated by spaces in print  I can recognize and name all upper and lowercase letters in the alphabet  I can recognize and produce rhyming words  I can count, pronounce, blend and segment syllables in spoken words  I can blend and segment onsets and rimes of single syllable spoken words

 I can isolate and pronounce the beginning, middle and ending sounds in c-v-v words  I can add or substitute individual sounds in simple, one-syllable words to make new words  I can demonstrate basic knowledge of one to one letter sound correspondences by producing the primary or many of the most frequent sounds for each consonant  I can associate the long and short sounds with common spellings for the five major vowels  I can read common high-frequency words by sight  I can distinguish between similarly spelled words by identifying the sounds of the letters that differ  I can read emergent reader texts with purpose and understanding

Writing____________________________________________________  I can write an opinion piece which tells the reader the topic or name of the book I am writing about and state an opinion  I can use drawing, dictating and writing to compose informative/explanatory texts in which we name what we are writing about and supply some information about the topic  I can use drawing dictating and writing to narrate a single event or several loosely linked events in order and providing a reaction to what happened  I can respond to questions and suggestions from peers and add details to strengthen our writing  I can explore a variety of digital tools and collaborate with friends to produce and publish writing  I can participate in shared research and writing projects  I can recall information from experiences to gather information from provided sources to answer a question

Speaking and Listening_______________________________________  I can participate in conversations about kindergarten topics and texts with peers and adults in small and large group settings  I can follow rules for speaking and listening during  I can continue a conversation with multiple exchanges  I can ask and answer questions to help gain an understanding of information  I can describe familiar people, places, things, and events and give details  I can add drawings or other visual displays to descriptions as desired to provide additional detail  I can speak with an appropriate voice level and express thoughts, feelings, and ideas

Language__________________________________________________  I can speak and write using standard English grammar and conventions  I can print many upper and lowercase letters  I can use frequently occurring nouns and verbs  I can add the s or es sound to words when there are more than one  I can use question words  I can use prepositions (to, from, in, out, on, off, for, of, by, with)  I can produce and expand complete sentences  I can capitalize the first word in a sentence and the pronoun I  I can recognize and name end punctuation  I can write a letter or letters for most consonant and short vowel sounds  I can spell simple words phonetically (inventive spelling) writing the sounds in the word  I can identify new meanings for familiar words and apply them accurately  I can use the most frequently occurring inflections and affixes (e.g., -ed, -s, re-, un-, pre-, -ful, -less) as a clue to the meaning of an unknown word  I can sort common objects into categories (e.g., shapes, foods) and understand why they belong in the category  I can demonstrate understanding of verbs and adjectives by relating them to their opposites (antonyms)  I can identify real-life connections between words and their use  I can act out verbs that have the same meaning (e.g., hop, jump)  I can use words and phrases learned from conversations and reading