Developing and sustaining foundational language skills: listening, speaking, reading, writing, and thinking--beginning reading and writing. The student develops word structure knowledge through phonological awareness, print concepts, phonics, and morphology to communicate, decode, and spell.
Knowledge and Skills Statement
A knowledge and skills statement is a broad statement of what students must know and be able to do. It generally begins with a learning strand and ends with the phrase “The student is expected to:” Knowledge and skills statements always include related student expectations.
Show students three pictures, two with the same beginning sound and one with a different beginning sound. Name the pictures and ask the student to point to the two pictures that have the same beginning sound.
Glossary Support for ELA.K.2.A.ii
Related 2009 Student Expectation
This student expectation is related to the following SE from the 2009 reading/language arts TEKS.
(2) Reading/Beginning Reading Skills/Phonological Awareness. Students display phonological awareness. Students are expected to:
Murray, B. (2012). TELL ME ABOUT FRED'S FAT FOOT AGAIN: Four Tips for Successful PA Lessons. The Reading Teacher, 66(2), 139–144. Retrieved from http://www.jstor.org/stable/23322723
Summary: Murray provides four tips for successful phonemic awareness lessons: 1) Focus on the individual phoneme; 2) Make the phoneme memorable; 3) Help children detect the phoneme in spoken words; and 4) apply phonemic awareness to reading.