First Grade English

General Information

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Pacing and Scope & Sequence Suffolk Public Schools Pacing and Scope & Sequence Documents
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Virginia Department of Ed Standards and SOL-based Instructional Resources
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Starfall Lettter, number, word, direction and reading skills
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SOL Enhanced Specific activites by SOL created by DOE
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Into the Book Extensive guided reading resource
Worksheet Works Educational materials
Connecting Books to SOL's A database of over 2,000 works of literature and their connection to the Virginia Standards of Learning
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Readquarium Online reading activities for vocabulary, comprehension, phonics, and more
1st Grade Language Arts Skill Builders Language Arts Activities
Have Fun Teaching Activities, games and resource to make learning fun




1.1 The student will continue to demonstrate growth in the use of oral language.
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Story Place Pre-School Library Stories, activities and parent resources
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Fingerplays Build oral language with fingerplays
Storyline Online Stories read by actors

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1.2  The student will expand understanding and use of word meanings.

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Tina's World Follow directions to collect some bugs
High Frequency Word List SPS 100 Word List
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What's in the Bag Listen to the clues and guess what is in the bag
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Learning Vocabulary Fun Games that will help build vocabulary skills

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1.3 The student will adapt or change oral language to fit the situation.

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1.4 The student will orally identify, produce, and manipulate various units of speech sounds. within words.

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Word Sort Sort words by ending sound, vowel sound, prefix, suffix, blend.....
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Alien Scavenger Hunt Make words with the beginning sound and
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Sassy Seals Find the words with the same beginning sounds
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Word Families Sort the words into word families
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Ryhming Word Match-up Match the pair of rhyming words
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Read and Sound It Out Answer each question and sound the answer
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Rhyming Words Find the words that rhyme
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Reading Song Practice consonant and vowel souds with the reading song
Starfall Motivates children to read with phonics
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Word Way Word Family activities
Get Ready to Read Explore a variety of essential early literacy skills

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1.5 The student will apply knowledge of how print is organized and read.

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Fairy Tales Easy to read books
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Sight Word Lists, Cards and Practice Links on page for leveled lists
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Sight Word Review PowerPoint to review sight words - words are read to students
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Sight Word Review PowerPoint to practice reading basic sight words - students read independently

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1.6 The student will apply phonetic principles to read and spell.

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Letter Bugs Capture the letter bugs to form the word you hear
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Dolch Words Mrs. Perkins has word lists, activities, puzzles and forms for increasing Dolch sight word recognition
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Literacy Dice Create dice to practice phonemic principles
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Construct a Word Make words by adding beginning sounds to word family endings
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Compound Word Match-up Match the words to make a new word
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Jan Brett's Compound Words Make compound words, then read Berlioz the Bear and find the compound words.
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Consonant Digraph Name the picture, what is the beginning sound?
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Color Words Interactive activity where students type the word that they see
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Short "a" Words
AB, ACK, AD, AG, AM, AND, AN, AP, AT
Interactive activity where students type the word that they see
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Long "a" Words
AE, AI, AY
Interactive activity where students type the word that they see
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Short "e" Words
ECK, ED, EN, ENT, ET
Interactive activity where students type the word that they see
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Short "i" Words
ICK, IG, IN, IP, IT
Interactive activity where students type the word that they see
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Short "o" Words
OB, OCK, OG, OP, OT
Interactive activity where students type the word that they see
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UT & UN, UG Interactive activity where students type the word that they see
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Diagraphs
CH, SH, TH, WH
Interactive activity where students type the word that they see
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Number Words Interactive activity where students type the word that they see
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Word Family Sort Choose a short vowel and sort words by their word family
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Picture Match Match the picture with its beginning sound, short vowel sound or long vowel sound
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Spin & Spell Spin the wheel to spell the words
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Compound Words Online match-up activity
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Compound Words: Walk the Plank Multiple choice quiz
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Compound Words Click on the word to make a compound word
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Snowman Builder Select the word the completes the compound word
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Compound Words Complete the compound words by dragging the missing half to the correct place
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Crazy Compound Words Various activities to explain and reinforce the meaning of compound words

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1.7 The student will use semantic clues and syntax to expand vocabulary when reading.

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Opposites Click and drag the opposite pairs

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1.8 The student will expand vocabulary.

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Stories Online Illustrated children's stories

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1.9 The student will read and demonstrate comprehension of a variety of fictional texts.

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Real or Make-Believe Is Tina's story real or make-believe?
Ziggity Zoom Online interactive stories
Carol Hurst's Children's Literature Include discussion topics, activities, related books and links to other subjects and resources
Literature Springboards assist parents and people working with children in selecting books that reinforce the SOL's in the four core content areas
Lexile Framework for Reading Enter Lexile measure, select interests, and find books to read
A-Rhyme-A-Week Units 30 weekly units of instruction
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Book Connections Connecting books to VA SOLs

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1.10 The student will read and demonstrate comprehension of a variety of nonfiction texts.

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ABC Order Template Move the word to its correct place in ABC order
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Alphabet Bears Put the bears on the carnival ride in alphabetical order
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ABC Order - Fling the Teacher Alphabetize words to the first letter
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Alphabetizing Pick the word that comes first in alphabetical order

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1.11 The student will use simple reference materials.

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Handwriting Lines Sky, plane, grass and worm help with letter placement

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1.12 The student will print legibly.

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White Handwriting Paper
Yellow Handwriting Paper
Handwriting paper template to use with Interwrite
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Worksheet Generator Free printable worksheets
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Grammar Gold Capitalization Pick the word that needs to be capitalized in each sentence
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Grammar Gold Punctuation Pick the correct end mark for each sentence
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Monkey Business Put the words in order to form a complete sentence
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Acrostic Poem Write an acrostic poem
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Story Starters Create stories and share with others
Word Order Rearrange the words to form complete sentences

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1.13 The student will write to communicate ideas for a variety of purposes.

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1.14 The student will use available technology for reading and writing.

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Review

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Elementary Test Prep New York State Elementary Test Prep
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First Grade Reading Quiz Review activity

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Interwrite Crickets
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Webquest

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