reading foundational skills-phonics and word recognition
K.RF.3-Know and apply grade-level phonics and word analysis skills in decoding words. K.RF.3a-Demonstrate basic knowledge of one-to one letter-sound correspondences by producing the primary sound or many of the most frequent sounds for each consonant. K.RF.3b-Associate the long and short sounds with the common spellings (graphemes) for the five major vowels. K.RF.3c-Read common high-frequency words by sight (e.g., the, of, to, you). K.RF.3d-Distinguish between similarly spelled words by identifying the sounds of the letters that differ.