This pack includes activities that foster first graders’ understanding and working knowledge of concepts of phonics, phonemic awareness, and word recognition.
Phonics concepts supported in this pack:
letter-sound correspondences (the alphabetic principle) - consonant sounds, short vowel sounds, long vowel sounds; consonant blends; digraphs; onsets/rimes (word families); rhyming awareness
The word work activities included in this pack - relating to words with short / long vowel sounds - can be made into student workbooks, or laminated for Write & Wipe Literacy Centers (except for each ‘Cut and Paste’ activity).
The word work activities include:
abc order; word families - blending onsets and rimes; rhyming words; adding a letter to make a real word; making a new word by changing a letter; making a new word by adding a letter; matching picture to word; rolling a blend/digraph, then reading and coloring the matching word; graphing sight words
English Language Arts Common Core Standards supported in this pack:
Reading: Foundational Skills >> RF.K.1, RF.K.2, RF.K.3, RF.1.2, RF.1.3
Language >> L.K.2, L.1.1, L.1.2
'Mastering Literacy' is a useful resource for literacy skills practice / reinforcement / evaluation.
Many of the activities are also appropriate for kindergarten students.
*Updated January 2016
*This pack is part of the 'Ultimate Phonics Bundle for the Youngest Readers and Writers