Kindergarten: Skills Unit 2 Workbook | EngageNY

Kindergarten: Skills Unit 2 Workbook

This Unit 2 Workbook contains worksheets which accompany many of the lessons from the teacher guide for Unit 2. By the end of this unit, students will be able to: 

1. Demonstrate understanding of directionality (left to right, return sweep, top to bottom, front to back);
2. Blend syllable to form words; 
3. Listen to one-syllable words and tell the beginning or ending sounds, e.g., given dog, identify initial /d/ or final /g/;
4. Orally blend sounds to form words, e.g., given the sounds /k/.../a/.../t/, blend to make cat; 
5. Add or substitute phonemes to spoken one-syllable words; 
6. Speak audibly and express thoughts, feelings, and ideas clearly; 
7. Hold a writing utensil with a tripod (or pincer) grip and make marks on paper; 
8. Write own name; and 
9. Use spatial words: there, here; in, on; in front of, behind; at the top of; at the bottom of; under, over; above, below; next to, in the middle of; near, far; inside, outside; around, between; up, down; high, low; left, right; front, back.

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Common Core Learning Standards

CCLS State Standard
RF.K.1 Demonstrate understanding of the organization and basic features of print.
RF.K.1.a Follow words from left to right, top to bottom, and page by page.
RF.K.2.b Count, pronounce, blend, and segment syllables in spoken words.

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