ELA - Literature

Arizona’s English Language Arts Standards - KINDERGARTEN

Reading Standards for Literature


Key Ideas and Details

  • K.RL.1  With prompting and support, ask and answer questions about key details in a text.
  • K.RL.2  With prompting and support, retell familiar stories, including key details.
  • K.RL.3  With prompting and support, identify characters, settings, and major events in a story.

Craft and Structure

  • K.RL.4  With prompting and support, ask and answer questions about unknown words in a text.
  • K.RL.5  Recognize common types of texts (e.g., storybooks, poems); identify the front cover, back cover, and title of a book.
  • K.RL.6  With prompting and support, name the author and illustrator of a story and define the role of each in telling the story.

Integration of Knowledge and Ideas

  • K.RL.7  With prompting and support, describe the relationship between illustrations and the story in which they appear (e.g., what moment in a story an illustration depicts).
  • K.RL.8  (Not applicable to literature)
  • K.RL.9  With prompting and support, compare and contrast the adventures and experiences of characters in familiar stories.

Range of Reading and Level of Text Complexity

  • K.RL.10  With prompting and support, actively engage in group reading activities with purpose and understanding.