The Common Core in Kentucky

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Skills available for Kentucky pre-K language arts standards

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4 Demonstrates competence in the beginning skills and strategies of the writing process.

  • 4.1 Understands that the purpose of writing is communication.

  • 4.2 Produces marks, pictures, and symbols that represent print and ideas.

    • 4.2.1 Labels pictures or produces simple texts using scribble writing.

    • 4.2.2 Labels pictures or produces simple texts using letter-like forms.

    • 4.2.3 Uses scribble writing or letter-like forms to represent words or ideas.

    • 4.2.4 Writes recognizable letters.

    • 4.2.5 Writes familiar words.

  • 4.3 Explores the physical aspect of writing.

    • 4.3.1 Uses tools for writing and drawing.

    • 4.3.2 Experiments with grasp when using a variety of writing tools.

    • 4.3.3 Adjusts body position when writing.

    • 4.3.4 Adjusts paper position when writing.

    • 4.3.5 Shows some evidence of directionality (top to bottom, left to right).