English Language Arts Grade 1
Reading: Foundational Skills Standard 2
Demonstrate understanding of spoken words, syllables, and sounds (phonemes).
Segment spoken single-syllable words into their complete sequence of individual sounds (phonemes).
1st Grade Language Arts Skill Builders
A large number of activities for building language arts skills in grammar, phonics, and reading.
Catch The Spelling - First Grade
Use your keyboard's arrow keys to catch the letter in the correct order to spell the word at the top of the screen. (First Grade Dolch Words)
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
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.
PBS Literacy Games
A large variety of games can be accessed from this link that address foundational reading skills for kindergarten and 1st grade.
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.
An interactive version of making words. Students use clues to build words.
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