The following anchor standards in Reading – Foundational Skills include skills related to deriving meaning from letters, symbols and number combinations. This is also known as decoding skills.
Fluency: Ability to read texts with sufficient accuracy and fluency to support comprehension
Phonics and Word Recognition: Know and apply phonics and word analysis skills in decoding words
Phonological Awareness: Demonstrate understanding of spoken words, syllables and sounds (phonemes)
Print Concepts: Demonstrate understanding of organization and basic features of print
Specific curriculum objectives are being developed by the District 58 English-Language Arts Committee.