1st Grade Reading For Foundational Skills


1st Grade Reading Standards for Foundational Skills


Print Concepts

RF.1.1 Demonstrate understanding of the organization and basic features of print. tools-icon
a. Recognize the distinguishing features of a sentence (e.g., first word, capitalization, ending punctuation). tools-icon

Phonological Awareness

RF.1.2 Demonstrate understanding of spoken words, syllables, and sounds (phonemes). tools-icon
a. Distinguish long from short vowel sounds in spoken single-syllable words. tools-icon
b. Orally produce single-syllable words by blending sounds (phonemes), including consonant blends. tools-icon
c. Isolate and pronounce initial, medial vowel, and final sounds (phonemes) in spoken single-syllable words. tools-icon
d. Segment spoken single-syllable words into their complete sequence of individual sounds (phonemes). tools-icon

Phonics and Word Recognition

RF.1.3 Know and apply grade-level phonics and word analysis skills in decoding words both in isolation and in text. CA
a. Know the spelling-sound correspondences for common consonant digraphs. tools-icon
b. Decode regularly spelled one-syllable words. tools-icon
c. Know final -e and common vowel team conventions for representing long vowel sounds. tools-icon
d. Use knowledge that every syllable must have a vowel sound to determine the number of syllables in a printed word. tools-icon
e. Decode two-syllable words following basic patterns by breaking the words into syllables. tools-icon
f. Read words with inflectional endings. tools-icon
g. Recognize and read grade-appropriate irregularly spelled words. tools-icon


RF.1.4 Read with sufficient accuracy and fluency to support comprehension. tools-icon
a. Read grade-level text with purpose and understanding. tools-icon
b. Read grade-level text orally with accuracy, appropriate rate, and expression on successive readings. tools-icon
c. Use context to confirm or self-correct word recognition and understanding, rereading as necessary. tools-icon
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