Have fun with this ELA unit with a farm theme. All aligned with the Common Core Standards for ELA.
RF.1.2. Demonstrate understanding of spoken words, syllables, and sounds (phonemes).
Distinguish long from short vowel sounds in spoken single-syllable words.
RF.1.3. Know and apply grade-level phonics and word analysis skills in decoding words.
Recognize and read grade-appropriate irregularly spelled words.
RF.1.4. Read with sufficient accuracy and fluency to support comprehension. Read grade-level text orally with accuracy, appropriate rate, and expression.
W.1.1.. Write opinion pieces in which they introduce the topic or name the book they are writing about, state an opinion, supply a reason for the opinion, and provide some sense of closure.