• English Language Arts  

     

    English Language Arts Learning Goals, First Grade


    General English Language Arts Websites for First Grade

    For more reading resources, go to the Winship Library page. 

     

    English Language Arts iPad Apps* 

    Phonics

    MELS Phonics Blending Sounds Lite - MELS applies Montessori Phonics44 learning system. In this app, Blending sounds (initial and final) will be introduced with different activities.

    PBPhonics 1 to 3 - PBPhonics 1 to 3 contains 18 phonemes in 3 sets (S A T I P N, CK E H R M D, and G O U L F B). It shows how to build 294 words out of these phonemes. Multiple voices say the words for variety.  

    Phonics Fun 1 - Tap the picture and you will hear the words. Tap the letter and you will hear the sound it makes. Simply slide the letter to the picture to see if the sound matches. This app covers the letters T, B, R, A, M, S, H, and O and 54 words.

    Phonics Fun 2 - Tap the picture and you will hear the words. Tap the letter and you will hear the sound it makes. Simply slide the letter to the picture to see if the sound matches. This app covers the letters C, L, N, E, J, P, Y, and I and 45 words.

    Phonics Fun 3 - Tap the picture and you will hear the words. Tap the letter and you will hear the sound it makes. Simply slide the letter to the picture to see if the sound matches. This app covers the letters F, W, U, D, G, and K, two rhymes, and 47 words. 

    Phonics Genius - This app is loaded with content. We are talking over 6,000 professionally recorded words carefully grouped into 225 categories by phonics. Ideal for kids 1 - 6 years old.

    Phonics Vowels – Short Vowels, Long Vowels, Two Vowels - Features

    • Phonics Spelling
    • Beginning Sounds
    • Ending Sounds
    • Word Family Phonics
    • Short Vowel Sounds
    • Long Vowels Sounds
    • Word Pronunciation
    • Matching the word with the image
    • Touch and Hear
    • Capital letters vs. lowercase letter

    Sight Words by Photo Touch - Photo Touch is an exciting educational game that helps your child rapidly learn to recognize and read words by sight, sound, and touch. The interface is very easy to use. 

     
    Reading and Writing on iPads

    Dragon Dictation - Text to speech software.

    iBooks - Download Books from iTunes.

    Kindle - Download Books from Amazon.com Available for booth the iPhone/iPod Touch and iPad.

    Nook for Kids - Kids books from Barnes and Nobles - iPad only.

    Story Kit - Create an electronic storybook. 

    *From the BPS Office of Information & Instructional Technology. 
     

    Online First Grade English Language Arts Games Organized by Learning Standards

     
    Reading: Informational Text
    Craft & Structure
    How Do You Measure Up?
         
     
    Reading: Foundational Skills
    Print Concepts






     
     
    Phonological Awareness

     

       
     
    Phonics & Word Recognition
    Dub Cubs


     
     
    Language 
    Anchor Standards 
    Word Play
    Between the Lions Word Play
       
     
    Conventions of Standard English  
    Super Why to the Rescue
     
     
     
    Vocabulary Acquisition & Use 
    Super Why to the Rescue
    Camp Time