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Reading: Foundational Skills Standard 3

Know and apply grade-level phonics and word analysis skills in decoding words.


Demonstrate basic knowledge of one-to-one lettersound correspondences by producing the primary sound or many of the most frequent sounds for each consonant.

  • Bumper Cars
    In this interactive site, students must find words that begin with the same sound. They then receive a "ticket" to ride bumper cars with Oscar the Grouch.
  • Kindergarten Language Arts Skill Builders
    A list of 14 activities that build foundational reading and language skills.
  • PBS Sound Matching Bingo
    Children match the sound they hear to a letter on the bingo board that displays a picture when all matches are made. There are 3 levels of difficulty.

UEN logo - in partnership with Utah State Board of Education (USBE) and Utah System of Higher Education (USHE).  Send questions or comments to USBE Specialist - Sara  Wiebke and see the Language Arts - Elementary website. For general questions about Utah's Core Standards contact the Director - Jennifer  Throndsen.

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