Writing, Speaking/Listening, and Language "I Can" Statements
Speaking and Listening
- I can use a combination of drawing, dictating, and writing to compose opinion pieces about a book (K.W.1).
- I can use a combination of drawing, dictating, and writing to compose informative texts to supply information about a topic (K.W.2).
- I can use a combination of drawing, dictating, and writing to narrate an event and the order in which things happened and my reaction to what happened (K.W.3).
- I can respond to questions and suggestions from peers and add details to strengthen writing with support from adults (K.W.5).
- I can explore a variety of digital tools to produce and publish writing with support from adults (K.W.6).
- I can participate in shared research and writing projects (K.W.7).
- I can recall information from experiences or gather information from a provided source to answer a question with support from adults (K.W.8).
Speaking and Listening
- I can follow agreed upon rules for discussions (K.SL.1).
- I can continue conversation through multiple exchanges (K.SL.1).
- I can confirm understanding of a text read aloud or information presented orally or through other media by asking and answering questions about key details and requesting clarification if something is not understood (K.SL.2).
- I can ask and answer questions in order to seek help, get information, or clarify something that is not understood (K.SL.3).
- I can describe familiar people, places, things, and events with prompting and support (K.SL.4).
- I can add drawings or other visual displays to descriptions as desired to provide additional detail (K.SL.5).
- I can speak audibly and express thoughts, feelings, and ideas clearly (K.SL.6).
- I can print many upper and lower case letters (K.L.1).
- I can use frequently occurring nouns and verbs (K.L.1).
- I can form regular plural nouns orally adding /s/ or /es/ (K.L.1).
- I can understand and use question words (K.L.1).
- I can use the most frequently occurring prepositions (K.L.1).
- I can produce and expand complete sentences in shared language activities (K.L.1).
- I can capitalize the first word in a sentence and the pronoun I (K.L.2).
- I can recognize and name end punctuation (K.L.2).
- I can write a letter or letters for most consonant and short-vowel sounds (K.L.2).
- I can spell simple words phonetically, drawing on knowledge of sound-letter relationships (K.L.2).
- I can identify new meanings for familiar words and apply them accurately (K.L.4).
- I can use the most frequently occurring inflection and affixes (-ed, -s, re-, un-, pre-, -ful, -less) as a clue to the meaning of an unknown word (K.L.4).
- I can sort common objects into categories to gain a sense of the concepts the categories represent (K.L.5).
- I can demonstrate understanding of frequently occurring verbs and adjectives by relating them to their opposites (K.L.5).
- I can identify real-life connections between words and their use (K.L.5).
- I can distinguish shades of meaning among verbs describing the same general action by acting out the meaning (K.L.5).
- I can use words and phrases acquired through conversation, reading and being read to, and responding to texts.