1st Grade I Can Statements

ELA

Quarter

I Can Statement

1 I can demonstrate decoding skills in context when reading.
1 I can understand that words are made of sounds which can be blended, segmented, or changed to make a new word.
1 I can understand that words can be put together to form sentences.
1 I can understand that sounds in words can be represented by letters or letter combinations/patterns which I can decode and write.
1 I can distinguish between short and long vowel sounds.
1 I can identify and categorize patterns called word families.
1 I can decode and spell words with short vowel patterns.
1 I can read contractions and compound words.
1 I can read root words with inflectional endings.
1 I can read high-frequency words and words with irregular spellings.
1 I can form letters and numerals correctly.
1 I can use correct spacing.
1 I can make letters the correct size.
1 I can write letters with correct formation (no reversals)
1 I can use spelling skills in writing.
1 I can communicate using conventions of the English language in speech and writing.
1 I can recognize the distinguishing features of a sentence.
1 I can produce simple, complete sentences.
1 I can produce compound sentences.
1 I can use correct capitalization and ending punctuation.
1 I can develop and apply skills and strategies to comprehend fiction and non-fiction texts.
1 I can use prior knowledge to predict what will happen.
1 I can ask and respond to questions to clarify meaning.
1 I can identify main ideas and locate/provide supporting details.
1 I can recognize the beginning, middle, and ending of a story.
1 I can monitor comprehension and make adjustments as needed.
1 I can distinguish between fiction and non-fiction.
1 I can read appropriate texts, with fluency, purpose, and comprehension.
1 I can produce evidence of reading.
1 I can explain recurring phrases and why they are used.
1 I can compare and contrast characters, experiences, ideas or information within or between texts.
1 I can identify a regular beat and similarities in word sounds when using rhythm, rhyme, and alliteration.
1 I can identify characters and dialogue in plays or performances.
1 I can distinguish between facts provided through pictures or words.
1 I can follow written, multi-step directions with picture cues.
1 I can arrange words in alphabetical order to the first letter
1 I can develop an awareness of media literacy.
2 I can demonstrate decoding skills in context when reading.
2 I can decode and spell words with long vowel patterns.
2 I can decode and spell words with consonant blends/digraphs.
2 I can use knowledge of syllables to decode words.
2 I can communicate using conventions of the English language in speech and writing.
2 I can use nouns and action verbs that show past, present and future tense.
2 I can develop and apply skills and strategies to comprehend fiction and non-fiction texts.
2 I can describe story elements, including characters, setting, problem, solution, and events in sequence.
2 I can explain actions of the main character and the reasons for those actions.
2 I can identify who is telling the story.
2 I can use text features to restate the main idea or locate specific information.
2 I can identify reasons the author gives to support points in a text.
2 I can apply a writing process to develop a text for audience and purpose.
2 I can plan a first draft by brainstorming and recording key ideas.
2 I can develop a draft by sequencing ideas and staying on topic.
2 I can use a simple opening and closing.
2 I can revise and edit, with help, by responding to questions and suggestions to clarify meaning or add details.
2 I can edit for language conventions.
2 I can compose a variety of well-developed texts.
2 Opinion Texts-
2 I can introduce a topic.
2 I can state an opinion about the topic and provide a reason for my opinion.
2 I can use specific words related to the topic.
2 I can follow a sense of order in writing.
2 I can provide some sense of closure.
3 I can demonstrate decoding skills in context when reading.
3 I can decode and spell words with consonant blends/digraphs.
3 I can decode words with r-controlled vowels.
3 I can communicate using conventions of the English language in speech and writing.
3 I can use parts of speech such as adjectives, adverbs, simple conjunctions, articles, prepositions, and pronouns.
3 I can use commas to separate single words in a series.
3 I can develop and apply skills and strategies to comprehend fiction and non-fiction texts.
3 I can recognize and describe sensory details in fiction and non-fiction texts.
3 I can locate words in a dictionary.
3 I can apply a writing process to develop a text for audience and purpose.
3 I can use a variety of conventional/digital tools to produce and publish writing.
3 I can compose a variety of well-developed texts.
3 Informative Texts-
3 I can introduce a topic and supply facts.
3 I can use specific words that are related to the topic.
3 I can follow a sense of order in writing.
3 I can create some sense of closure.
3 I can apply the research process, with help.
3 I can generate a list of open-ended questions about topics of interest.
3 I can decide what sources to use to answer these questions.
3 I can gather evidence from other sources, including experts.
3 I can organize information using organizers.
3 I can make an informal presentation of information gathered.
3 I can self-evaluate using previously established criteria.
4 I can demonstrate decoding skills in context when reading.
4 I can decode words with special vowel combinations.
4 I can compose a variety of well-developed texts.
  Narratives and Poems
4 I can narrate a story or experience.
4 I can use words related to the topic.
4 I can use details to describe the story events in the order they occurred.
4 I can use linking words to indicate beginning/middle/end.
4 I can provide a reaction to what happened in the events.

MATH

Quarter

I Can Statement

1 I can add and subtract within 20.
1 I can add and subtract within 20 using various math strategies.
1 I can add numbers 0-10 fluently
1 I can subtract numbers from 0 to 10 fluently.
1 I can represent and solve problems involving addition and subtraction within 20.
1 I can represent (model) math problems using pictures and objects.
1 I can solve math problems using equations (number sentences).
1 I can use the equal sign and determine if equations are true or false.
1 I can extend the counting sequence to 120.
1 I can count to 120, starting at any number less than 120.
1 I can count backward from a given number between 20 and 1.
1 I can read, write, and represent a number of objects with a written numeral.
1 I can skip count by 5s up to 100 starting at any multiple of five.
1 I can skip count by 2s up to 100.
1 I can identify and recognize the value of a penny, nickel, dime, and quarter.
2 I can represent and solve problems involving addition and subtraction within 20.
2 I can add three addends with sums less than 20.
2 I can understand the relationship between addition and subtraction.
2 I can use addition to help me subtract.
2 I can use subtraction to help me add.
2 I can write related facts to demonstrate the relationship of adding/subtracting.
2 I can determine the unknown number in an addition or subtraction equation.
3 I can understand place value of two-digit numbers.
3 I can understand that two-digit numbers are composed of ten(s) and one(s).
3 I can understand that a “ten” can be thought of as a bundle of 10 “ones”.
3 I can compare two, two-digit numbers using the math symbols <,>, or =
3 I can count by 10s up to 120 starting at any number.
3 I can use place value understanding to add and subtract.
3 I can add within 100.
3 I can mentally calculate 10 more or 10 less than a given number.
3 I can explain how to add or subtract a multiple of 10 from a two-digit number.
3 I can organize, represent and interpret data.
3 I can collect, organize, and represent data with up to 3 categories.
3 I can draw conclusions from pictographs, bar graphs, T-charts, and tallies.
4 I can identify and describe 2D and 3D shapes.
4 I can describe and draw shapes that possess defining attributes.
4 I can recognize 2D and 3D shapes from different perspectives.
4 I can demonstrate part-whole relationships by composing/decomposing 2-D and 3-D shapes.
4 I can measure lengths in standard and non-standard units.
4 I can order and compare three or more objects by length.
4 I can measure length or distance using objects.
4 I can measure to the nearest inch, using a ruler or tape measure.
4 I can tell time to the hour and half-hour using analog and digital clocks.
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