Academic Standard: Grade

Kindergarten
Initiative: 
Common Core State Standards
Framework: 
English Language Arts & Literacy
Type: 
Grade
Code: 
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.K
Grade range: 
K
 
Elements within this Grade
 
Standard
Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking.
Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing.
(L.K.3 begins in grade 2)
Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases based on kindergarten reading and content.
With guidance and support from adults, explore word relationships and nuances in word meanings.
Use words and phrases acquired through conversations, reading and being read to, and responding to texts.