1st Grade Interactive Language Arts Skill Builders
Phonics - CCSS RF.1.3
Links verified on 6/16/15
song - Learn about AR. (need Quicktime)
Maker - Word Play- Make words and put them on Word list, then read them
back. and Word Match - Match word shown by using arrows by the letters.
and ending sounds - Teacher selects for the student out of multiple
games - digraphs - concentration style games.
Word Wheel - Look at the clue at the bottom and then press each wheel
to form the word's beginning and ending sound.
Fonix - Select one of three games and then play.
to Read - Starfall - Easy to read stories that focus on a particular
vowel sound along with quizzes on the same vowel. Long and short vowels
included.15 separate stories and quizzes.
Sounds - Click on a letter to see six pictures, click on the three pictures
that begin with the letter you selected, you can continue to select letters
to do this activity again. [This expired link is only available through
the Wayback Machine Internet Archive. If the
page doesn't load quickly click on Impatient?
at the bottom right of the page.]
Digraphs - Click on the correct middle digraphs.
Word - Listen to the sentence being said. Click on the missing word.
Pop - Click on the correct matches so they fall into the gray collector.
- You see the word spelled correctly, then letters are mixed up and you
must put them in order again.
it out - Click on the word that the cat says aloud. (warning-
the British accent may confuse you)
Choose to Cha Cha Cha - A song about Ch. [not a game]
Bird is Correct? - Pick the bird that is saying the written word and
drag the parrot over to the word.
West Phonics - Choose Medium, Hard,
or Really Hard to begin the game - listen to the words
and help Molly send a smoke signal by choosing the correct letters to fill
the gap. [Caution to the teacher - wrong answers are more fun than right
ones, keep an eye on your students]
Families - Magnetic Blackboard - Create new words from word endings.
Families - Word family sort; pick a vowel sound and then match the words
to the family.
Maker - Select an ending, then combine letters to create words.
Wheel - Look at the clue at the bottom and then press each wheel to
form the word's beginning and ending sound.
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