ELA-01 Targeted Standards
(RF) Strand: Reading Foundations
Cluster: Print Concepts.

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

RF.01.a Recognize the distinguishing features of a sentence (e.g., first word, capitalization, ending punctuation). 

Student Learning Targets:

Knowledge Targets

  • I can identify letters, words, and sentences
  • I can recognize that words are combined to make a sentences
  • I can recognize that the first word in a sentence is capitalized
  • I can recognize that words are separated by spaces before and after them
  • I can recognize that a sentence ends with a punctuation mark (e.g., period, question mark, exclamation point)


Proficiency (Rubric) Scale

Score   Description Sample Activity
  3.5 Advanced proficiency not available (See Level 4 explanation)

  2.5 No major errors or emissions regarding 2.0 content and partial knowledge of the 3.0 content.

  1.5 In addition to 1.0 content, student has partial knowledge of the 2.0 and/or 3.0 content.
-See Level 3 for expectations
  0.5 Limited or no understanding of the skill id demonstrated.




  • Letter
  • Word
  • Sentence
  • Capitalize
  • Punctuation Mark


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