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School-Home Links Reading Kit - February 1999


Table of Contents
First Grade Activities

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Listed below are 100 School-Home Links activities for the first grade. The activities are organized by reading and literacy skills appropriate to this grade. Under each specific skill, there are varying numbers of activities to help children develop their ability to read and write. For the categories that have multiple activities, you can download the entire section or the individual activities within that section by selecting from a pull-down menu.

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Reading and Literacy Skills

  1. Knows the Parts of Books and Their Functions
    Or select a single activity from the topics below...
  2. Reads and Comprehends Fiction and Nonfiction
    Or select a single activity from the topics below...
  3. Identifies Sentences
    Or select a single activity from the topics below...
  4. Differentiates Letters, Words, and Sentences
  5. Blends and Distinguishes Sounds in One-Syllable Words
    Or select a single activity from the topics below...
  6. Recognizes and Names All Upper- and Lower-case Letters
    Or select a single activity from the topics below...
  7. Decodes Words
    Or select a single activity from the topics below...
  8. Reads Common Sight Words
  9. Sounds Out Words
    Or select a single activity from the topics below...
  10. Reads Aloud with Accuracy and Comprehension
    Or select a single activity from the topics below...
  11. Recognizes Words by Sight
    Or select a single activity from the topics below...
  12. Builds Vocabulary
    Or select a single activity from the topics below...
  13. Creates Own Written Text
  14. Follows Directions
  15. Forms Letters
  16. Uses Punctuation and Capitalization
    Or select a single activity from the topics below...
  17. Produces Sentences
    Or select a single activity from the topics below...
  18. Produces Stories
    Or select a single activity from the topics below...
  19. Organizes Ideas
  20. Engages in Literacy Activities
    Or select a single activity from the topics below...

Book Links

  1. Reads and Comprehends at Grade Level
    Or select a single activity from the topics below...
  2. Monitors Own Reading
  3. Predicts What Happens Next
  4. Discusses Prior Knowledge
  5. Describes New Information from Text
  6. Answers Simple Comprehension Questions
    Or select a single activity from the topics below...

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