Literacy 1st Grade


  • Demonstrate understanding of the organization and basic features of print
  • Demonstrate an understanding of spoken words, syllables, and sounds
  • Know and apply grade level phonics and word analysis skills in decoding words
  • Read with sufficient accuracy and fluency to support comprehension
  • Ask and answer questions about key details in a text
  • Retell stories including key details and demonstrate understanding of their central message or lesson
  • Describe characters, settings, and major events in stories using key details
  • Explain the major differences between fiction and informational texts
  • Read and comprehend literary and informational text


  • Write opinion pieces, state an opinion supply a reason
  • Write informative texts and supply some facts about the topic
  • Write narratives including two or more sequenced events
  • Participate in shared research and writing projects

Speaking and Listening

  • Participate in conversations with peers and adults in large and small groups
  • Ask and answer questions about details in a text read aloud or information presented orally or through media
  • Express ideas and feelings clearly
  • Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar when speaking or writing