ELA-00 Targeted Standards
(RF) Strand: Reading Foundations
Cluster: Print Concepts.

Sub-standard in bold is prioritized in this standard.

ELA-00.RF.01 Demonstrate understanding of the organization and basic features of print.

a.  Follow words from left to right, top to bottom, and page by page

b.  Recognize that spoken words are represented in written language by specific sequences of letters

c.  Understand that words are seperated by spaces in print

d.  Recognize and name all upper-lowercase letters of the alphabet


Student Learning Targets:

Knowledge Targets

  • I can hold a book correctly
  • I can recognize that books are read from left to right and top to bottom
  • I can recognize that letters make up words

Reasoning Targets

  • I can recognize that words are seperated by spaces before and after them
  • I can recognize the difference between upper- and lowercase letters

Skills (Performance) Targets

  • I can name all uppercase and lowercase letters of the alphabet

Rubric/Proficiency Scale

Score   Description Sample Activity
4.0 This standard is a foundational skill.  Once a student has reached proficiency, you will see this skill applied in other reading and writing activities.  
  3.5 .
3.0  Individual sub-standards have separate rubrics  
2.0  Individual sub-standards have separate rubrics  
1.0  Individual sub-standards have separate rubrics  





  • Alphabet
  • Uppercase letter
  • Lowercase letter
  • Right side up
  • Left
  • Right
  • Order
  • Word


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