The Common Core in Delaware

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Skills available for Delaware pre-K language arts standards

Standards are in black and IXL language arts skills are in dark green. Hold your mouse over the name of a skill to view a sample question. Click on the name of a skill to practice that skill.

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Receptive Communication

Expressive Communication

  • LL37 Be aware that people communicate in a variety of ways (verbal and non-verbal)

  • LL38 Communicate so they will be understood by peers and adults

  • LL39 Play with language such as rhyming

  • LL40 Use language to enter play situation

  • LL41 Participate in turn taking in conversations

  • LL42 Dictate a story to an adult

  • LL43 Communicate using multiple words/phrases including nouns, verbs, descriptive phrases, prepositions and/or ASL grammatical features

  • LL44 Use volume and tone or ASL facial grammar appropriate to the situation

  • LL45 Respond appropriately to messages in conversation

  • LL46 Express emotions through language

  • LL47 Use language appropriately during play situations

  • LL48 Experiment with patterns in words

Emergent Reading

Emergent Writing

  • LL63 Use scribbles, symbols, or drawings to share experiences

  • LL64 Use a variety of writing tools and materials

  • LL65 Trace and copy shapes and letters

  • LL66 Begin to print the letters of their first name

  • LL67 Express self through pretend writing

  • LL68 Write in a variety of formats

  • LL69 Practice writing left to right and top to bottom

  • LL70 Use inventive spelling

  • LL71 Develop strength, dexterity, and control needed to use writing tools and materials

  • LL72 Develop hand-eye coordination required for written communication