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Reading: Foundational Skills Standard 3

Know and apply grade-level phonics and word analysis skills in decoding words.


Use knowledge that every syllable must have a vowel sound to determine the number of syllables in a printed word.

  • 1st Grade Language Arts Skill Builders
    A large number of activities for building language arts skills in grammar, phonics, and reading.
  • 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.
  • Word Builder
    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.

UEN logo - in partnership with Utah State Board of Education (USBE) and Utah System of Higher Education (USHE).  Send questions or comments to USBE Specialist - Sara  Wiebke and see the Language Arts - Elementary website. For general questions about Utah's Core Standards contact the Director - Jennifer  Throndsen.

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