English Language Arts Grade 1
Reading: Foundational Skills Standard 2
Demonstrate understanding of spoken words, syllables, and sounds (phonemes).
Isolate and pronounce initial, medial vowel, and final sounds (phonemes) in spoken single-syllable words.
1st Grade Language Arts Skill Builders
A large number of activities for building language arts skills in grammar, phonics, and reading.
Sort the pictures from the alphabet goop according to the correct letters.
BBC Schools Words and Pictures
This site contains several different modules emphasizing graphophonic cues including consonant-vowel-consonant words, consonant clusters, and long vowel sounds. Modules contain listening activities, interactive games, and writing activities.
Between the Lions: Games
Includes a collection of games to review phonics and vocabulary words.
Bossy R Jeopardy
Prepare this jeopardy game to practice bossy 'r' words with your students.
This is a Houghton Mifflin site. The words correspond with the units, however, you wouldn't have to follow the Houghton Mifflin program exactly because it is simple enough for students to do. Teacher may want to read the clues.
Drag and Drop
Student drags a picture to the correct matching word. Sight word recognition
Fuzzy Lion Ears
Listen to the word and choose the letter that is missing.
Houghton Mifflin Spelling Match
This site offers several choices in varying difficulty. Activites include matching beginning sound, missing letters, missing vowels, plurals, and blends.
Kelly's kindergarten Games
This site has many games to make to teach and practice letter names, sounds, sight words, spelling rimes, and much more.
Little Animals' Activity Center
Students identify words ending or beginning with the same letter or words that rhyme.
PBS Literacy Games
A large variety of games can be accessed from this link that address foundational reading skills for kindergarten and 1st grade.
Sounds Poem Pack
Select a poem from the list that contains the vowel sound to be practice. The student can read it themselves or have it read to them. Then the student can search for sounds or find the word which is good practice for simple comprehension.
Matching activities to reinforce understanding of phonemes.
Student is given a sentence with a missing word and must choose the right letters to build that word. Everything is read to the student, including the instructions, so student can play this game by himself.
Word Family Make a Word
Click on the word family you would like to work with and add beginning letters to form words that match the picture.
An interactive version of making words. Students use clues to build words.
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