Identify words with inconsistent but common spelling-sound correspondences (e.g., -ay, -igh).
Decode words with common prefixes and suffixes (e.g., redo, untie, fastest, taller).
Recognize and read grade-appropriate words.
Distinguish long and short vowels when reading regularly spelled one-syllable words.
Decode regularly spelled two-syllable words with long vowels.
Know correspondences for additional common vowel teams (e.g., steak).