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Kindergarten and First Grade Standards Sites
to 4th-5th
                                                                         to 2nd-3rd

Reading | Writing | Math

Reading
1.0 (Kindergarten) Word Analysis, Fluency and Systematic Vocabulary Development: Students know about letters, words, and sounds. They apply this knowledge to read simple sentences.

1.0 (1st Grade) Word Analysis, Fluency and Systematic Vocabulary Development: Students understand the basic features of reading. They translate letter patterns into spoken language by using the sounds of letter combinations, word parts and syllables. They apply this knowledge to achieve fluent oral and silent reading.

Alphabet and
Letter Recognition activities
Rhyming Words

Phonics Activities

Spelling

synonym and antonym practice

dictionary and reference tool use

2.0 (Kindergarten) Reading Comprehension: Students identify the basic facts and ideas in what they have read, heard, or viewed. They use a variety of comprehension strategies (e.g., generating and responding to questions, comparing new information to what is already known) to monitor their understanding of text.

2.0 (1st grade) Reading Comprehension: Students read and understand grade-level-appropriate material from both fiction and non-fiction sources.   They use a variety of reading strategies (generating and responding to questions, making predictions, comparing information from several sources) to monitor their understanding of the text.  

 Fiction and
Non-Fiction Online
  • Bookadventure
    Visit Bookadventure for reading comprehension quizzes on common books
  • Your Big Backyard
    The Big Backyard website provides excellent fiction and non-fiction reading for kids who love nature, geography, and science!
  • Scholastic's Book Central
    Rate books, read reviews, answer questions, share opinions on message boards, and more at Book Central.
Literal Comprehension

 

  • BookAdventure.com
    Students can read their favorite books and then login to BookAdventure to take quizzes on what theyíve read. This site has resources for parents, teachers, and kids!
Sequencing
Interpretive Comprehension

3.0 (Kindergarten) Literary Response and Analysis: Students listen and respond to stories based on well-known characters, themes, plots, and settings.

3.0 (1st Grade) Literary Response and Analysis: Students read significant works of literature to determine the characteristics of different forms of writing (e.g., stories, fairy-tales).  Students understand literary elements (theme, plot, setting, characters).

Genres
  • Scrambled Stories
    This site includes a collection of scrambled fairy tales and children's stories for students to read online. (Students should be able to identify the author's lesson, theme or message in fairy tales)
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Writing

1.0 (Kindergarten) Writing Strategies: Students write words and brief sentences that are legible.

1.0 (1st Grade) Writing Strategies: Students progress through the stages of the writing process (pre-writing, drafting, revising/editing, and publishing) to write clear, coherent sentences and paragraphs that develop a central idea.

2.0 (Kindergarten) Writing Applications (Genres and their Characteristics): Students write compositions that describe and explain familiar objects, events, and experiences. Student writing demonstrates a command of standard American English and the drafting, research, and organizational strategies outlined in Writing Standard 1.0.

2.0 (1st Grade) Writing Applications (Genres and their Characteristics): Students write compositions that describe and explain familiar objects, events, and experiences. Student writing demonstrates a command of standard American English and the drafting, research, and organizational strategies outlined in Writing Standard 1.0

 

Stages of the Writing Process
Handwriting
Publishing Writing
  • KidsCom
    Students can write, submit stories, and evaluate other studentsí stories at KidsCom.

1.0 (K and 1st) Written and Oral Language Conventions: Students write and speak with a command of standard English conventions appropriate to this grade level.   

Grammar
Punctuation
Grade Specific Language Arts Resource Pages
Kindergarten
First Grade
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Math

 Number Sense (Kindergarten): Students understand the relationship between numbers and quantities.  They understand and describe simple addition and subtraction.  Students use estimation strategies in computation and problem solving that involve numbers that use the ones and tens places.

Number Sense (1st Grade) : Students understand and use numbers up to 100.  They demonstrate the meaning of addition and subtraction and use these operations to solve problems.  Students use estimation strategies in computation and problem solving that involve numbers that use the ones, tens, and hundreds places.

Number Recognition and Counting Skills
Place Value
  • Interactive Base 10 Blocks Choose the base 10 template and students can complete a number of activities to build their understanding of place value
Addition and Subtraction
  • Paint Brush Math
    Practice simple addition with these paint by "adding numbers" pictures
  • Learning Planet: Spacey Math
    Spacey Math is a great way to practice your addition, subtraction, multiplication, or division.
  • KPBS Math Practice
    Practice math concepts for grades k-2 on this PBS site
  • Kids' Numbers.com
    Practice addition and subtraction free at this site
  • Math Magician Games
    This is like using virtual flashcards for addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division. Students donít receive corrected answers if they miss one however.
  • Max's Math Adventures
    Help Max and Ruth solve all types of K-1 math problems
  • Cool Math 4 Kids
    This link has brightly colored, fun math lessons and practice games for most elementary math concepts.
  • Fun School Kaboose
    Students can practice multiple math skills at this fun site
  • I Know That: Movie Math Practice
    Watch fun animated math movies. You have to solve problems so your character can reach the goal.
  • JayZeeBear
    Help JayZeeBear solve addition and subtraction math problems
  • EdHelper.com
    Practice math for kindergarten and first grade at the EDHelper site.
Money

Algebra and Functions (Kindergarten) : Students sort and classify objects.

Algebra and Functions (1st Grade) : Students use number sentences with appropriate symbols (+, -, =) to solve problems.

Sorting Shapes and Classifying Objects

Measurement and Geometry (Kindergarten) : Students understand the concept of time and units to measure it.  They understand that objects have properties, such as length, weight, and capacity, and can compare them. Students identify common objects in their environment and describe the geometric features.

Measurement and Geometry (1st Grade): Students compare objects and use a variety of approaches to describe the measurements of objects. Students identify common geometric figures, classify them by common attributes, and describe their location.

Measurement
Geometric Shapes
Telling Time

Statistics, Data Analysis, and Probability (kindergarten): Students collect information about objects and events in their environment.

Statistics, Data Analysis, and Probability (1st Grade): Students organize, represent, and compare data by category on simple graphs and charts.  Students sort objects and create and describe patterns by numbers, shapes, sizes, rhythms, or colors.

Graphing

Mathematical Reasoning (Kindergarten) Students make decisions about how to set up a problem. They solve problems in reasonable ways and justify their reasoning.

Mathematical Reasoning (1st Grade):  Students make decisions about how to set up a problem.  Students solve problems and justify their reasoning.  Students note connections between one problem and another.

Problem Solving
Grade Specific Math Concept Instruction
Specifically Kindergarten Math Topics
Specifically 1st Grade Math Topics

Linda Foote
Instructional Technology Specialist
Poway Unified School District
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