Child reading in the grass
Reading ELO'S
 
These are the Essential Learner Outcomes your child will need to have mastered by the end of the kindergarten year. 
 
 
 
Word Recognition
 
 
I can hear and say letter sounds.
I can match sounds to letters.
I can match letters to sounds.
I can write three letter words.
I can read three letter words.
I can name uppercase and lowercase letters.
I can name beginning and ending sounds.
I can find and say rhyming words.
I can use clues to say what a word means.

 
Vocabulary Expansion
 
I can use naming words.
I can use describing words.
I can use telling words.
I can use clues to say what a word means.

 
Comprehension
 
I can answer questions about a story.
I can make predictions about a story.
I can write or draw about a story.

 
Literature
 
I can say the main characters in a story.
I can tell about what happened in a story.
I can retell the beginning, middle and end of a story.

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