English Language Arts Grade 1
Language Standard 2
Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing.
Use conventional spelling for words with common spelling patterns and for frequently occurring irregular words.
1st Grade Language Arts Skill Builders
A large number of activities for building language arts skills in grammar, phonics, and reading.
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.
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.
Silly Billy's World
Lesson plans for 5 well-known children's read-aloud books on plants/seeds that encourage literature, writing and language skills from the common core.
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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