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(A) Phonemic Awareness,
Word Recognition and Fluency

(Based on State of Ohio
Curriculum Standards)


1.  Identify rhyming words with the same or different spelling patterns.

 

  1. Sight Words ( video plays twice 5 min.
  2. Sight Words (Months, Days of the week etc.
  3. Samson - Sight words that will articulate to your students. 4 Star
  4. Teachers Tool box  More Sight Word websites
  5. Language Arts 2nd Grade Activities:  Download activities for Students to work at home. 4 Star
  6. Spelling City  Spelling City is a fun new educational site that can help children improve their spelling skills:
    -  contains over 25,000 words, including plurals, contractions, future and past tenses. -  uses a REAL human voice that says both the word and the word in a sentence -  a 'Teach Me' function that spells out the word using both visual and auditory input to improve retention -  teachers and parents can enter and save their own spelling lists for their students/children
    -  students can play games with their words or any saved lists
    -  teachers and parents can save and share their lists.
    -  the
    forum allows teachers and parents to share lists and ideas   4 Star
  7. Children's Storybooks   You will find stories for young Children, Older Children and Young Adults  4 Star
  8. Read along Stories   You will find Stories that will be read to young children  3 Star
  9. Book Pals  Don't just read a story; hear it read to you by actress and actors from the screen actors guild.  On line streaming video with many special affects.   This is a fantastic website for kids of all ages.   4 Star
  10. StarFall  Great site to allow students to learn from      4 Star
  11. Writing runway  Outstanding site for teachers to work with. The adult enters the target sentence. Read the sentence with the children and then press the blue button.  The students then must place the sentence in order on the runway. 4 Star
  12. Read along Stories and songs    You will find many stories read aloud on this site.  Great site lots of fun       4 Star
  13. Language Arts and Science Smart Board lesson by:  Martha Portner
  14. Circus Builder - gather up acts for a three-ring circus by finding matching vowel sounds. Select the word that has the same vowel sound as the given word.  Outstanding  4 Star
  15. Concentration Game - match the words that rhyme
  16. Rhyme Activity - Complete the sentence with the rhyming word. This activity can be done by 2nd or 3rd graders independently or with lower grades as a group activity.
  17. Rhymes - from Little Animals Activity Centre - Digby Mole's Word games (choose level 1, 2, or 3)
  18. Rhyme Time - match the word with the image it rhymes with (sound effects only)
  19. Rhyming Words Activity with pictures created by children. This is really a cute site.
  20. Rhyming Words - Many choices to select from. Click on the word that rhymes with the picture - Audio help is given.
  21. Magnetic Nursery Rhymes - Put the poem back together again. Identify the words and drag them to recreate the nursery rhyme.
  22. Word Families - create new words from word endings
  23. Memory Cards - Here's a memory card game with a twist - match pairs of rhyming words.

 

2.  Read regularly spelled multi-syllable words by sight.

 

  1. Critter Jumble  Given a list of words, figure out which word has all those letters, click and drag letters to spell  Out standing website  4 Star
  2. Kids Port.  Great site to assist in all areas
  3. The Syllable Factory - break words up into "chunks"
  4. StarFall    Where children have fun learning to read.  Great site that will allow you to learn at any level.
  5. Spell the word   You will find a website that will allow you to spell quite a few words only 3 letters long.  Cute but has a strong English accent. 3 Star

3.  Blend phonemes (sounds) of letters and syllables to read unknown words with one or more syllables.

 

  1. Gawin's Word   Help Gawain blend words!   Awesome reading game  4 Star
  2. Clap and Count Practice Index
  3. Beginning Consonant Digraphs - select the correct digraph

4.  Use knowledge of common word families (e.g., -ite or -ate) to sound out unfamiliar words.

 

  1. No Excuse words 1 - 2 Easy  You will find a unique lesson here using smart board technology.  This lesson will allow your students to learn no excuse words and have fun doing so. Students will using an ant farm.  SB
  2. No Excuse words 1 -2    Hard You will find a unique lesson here using smart board technology.  This lesson will allow your students to learn no excuse words a and have fun doing so. Students will be working using an ant farm.  SB
  3. Word Families - select the word family to practice and select the correct beginning consonant to match the pictures
  4. Word Families - create new words from word endings

5.  Segment letter, letter blends and syllable sounds in words.

  1. Consonant Blends - find the blend that matches the picture
  2. Practice with Initial Consonant Blends - matching exercise with initial consonant blends
  3. The Syllable Factory - break words up into "chunks"
  4. Space Station - Build a space station by using word study skills - Divide the word in blue into syllables and enter it into the box with a '-' between the syllables. Example: fi-nal
  5. Syllabication Rules - print these as large flash cards
  6. Syllable Quiz - Identify the number of syllables in ten words
  7. Syllable Quiz 2 - identify where two syllable words should be divided
  8. Syllable Quiz 3 - identify where two or three syllable words should be divided
  9. Reference Skills: Syllabication - printables from EdHelper
  10. Syllable Rules for Students: Blackline masters - Posters of simplified spelling rules to enlarge for classroom display or reduce to give to students.
  11. Clap and Count Practice Index

 

6.  Distinguish and identify the beginning, middle and ending sounds in words.

  1. Consonant Blends - find the blend that matches the picture
  2. Ending Digraphs - select the correct digraph ending
  3. Beginning Consonant Digraphs - select the correct digraph
  4. Circus Builder - gather up acts for a three-ring circus by finding matching vowel sounds. Select the word that has the same vowel sound as the given word.  Outstanding  4 Star

7.  Identify words as having either short- or long-vowel sounds.

 

  1. Smart Board Lesson    by Becky Sivula  SB
  2. Sandcastle Quiz - Build a sandcastle and get to know the common spelling patterns for the following vowels; ow/ou, oy/oi, ar/a/al, oo/u, air/are/ear, or/ore/oar/war, aw/au/augh/al, ir/ur/er, ear/eer/ere, or all phonemes.
  3. Long and Short Vowel Match - match words by the vowel sounds that are the same
  4. Long Vowels Sounds e, u - Identify the long vowel sounds in each word.
  5. Long Vowels Sounds a, i, o - Identify the long vowel sounds in each word.
  6. Long Vowels - Show what you know about the different long vowel sounds
  7. Long Vowel Words - Find the short and long vowel words that match the pictures.
  8. Magic Pencil - see, and hear, an animation of the following vowel phonemes; ow, oy, ar, deep u, air, or, aw, ir, ear, and schwa.
  9. Poem Pack - Ten colorful, animated poems with voice over and activities. Each poem deals with a different long vowel sound. .
  10. Short Vowel Practice - select correct spelling of word
  11. Short or Long Vowel Words - Find the words that match the pictures.
  12. Short Vowel Words - Find the short vowel words that match the pictures.
  13. Snap It - How well do you know your long vowel sounds? Your chance to beat the clock and collect the snaps. When you see a pair click Snap! But don't get Snap happy - if you get it wrong, you lose a point
  14. Vowel Digraphs - Identify the vowel digraph in each word.
  15. Vowel Digraphs - select correct digraph to match picture
  16. Vowel Practice - print worksheets to practice the following vowel phonemes; ow, oy, ar, deep u, air, or, aw, ir, ear, and schwa
  17. More Vowel Practice - activity sheets to print for your students to practice following vowel phonemes; ow, oy, ar, deep u, air, or, aw, ir,
  18. Write a Postcard - Help Salty Sam with his vowels. In the first sentence, click on the focus phonemes. When you have got them all right, the next sentence appears but this time there are gaps in the words. Drag the vowel phoneme with the correct spelling into the gap in the word. ear, and all phonemes.!
  19. ADDING "BOSSY e"     Created by Tanja E Markle 

 

8.  Demonstrate a growing stock of sight words.

 

  1. I CAN READ   This is an outstanding website.  The narrator will read the sentence and then ask a question about each sentence.  Then asks the student to find the word  4  Star
  2. No Excuse words 1 - 2 Easy A  You will find a unique lesson here using smart board technology.  This lesson will allow your students to learn no excuse words and have fun doing so. Students will use an ant farm to guide them.  SB
  3. No Excuse words 1 - 2 Easy  B  You will find a unique lesson here using smart board technology.  This lesson will allow your students to learn no excuse words and have fun doing so. Students will use an ant farm to guide them.  SB
  4. No Excuse words 1 - 2 Easy  C  You will find a unique lesson here using smart board technology.  This lesson will allow your students to learn no excuse words and have fun doing so. Students will use an ant farm to guide them.  SB
  5. No Excuse words 1 - 2 Easy  D  You will find a unique lesson here using smart board technology.  This lesson will allow your students to learn no excuse words and have fun doing so. Students will use an ant farm to guide them.  SB
  6. No Excuse words 1 - 2 Easy  E  You will find a unique lesson here using smart board technology.  This lesson will allow your students to learn no excuse words and have fun doing so. Students will use an ant farm to guide them.  SB
  7.  Animation Words   You will view words that must be matched with the correct animation.  Different concept!  SB
  8. No Excuse words 1 -2   Medium You will find a unique lesson here using smart board technology.  This lesson will allow your students to learn no excuse words and have fun doing so. Students will be working using an ant farm with smart board.  SB
  9. Classroom reading Key Vocabulary Building Program- a reading vocabulary improvement program that has identified the specific reading words students need to master for each grade
  10. High Frequency Words - six activities using sight words - drag correct word to complete the sentences
  11. Star Words - This activity provides practice at sight recognition and spelling of the 200 or so high frequency words
  12. Dolch List Practice - online activities to practice sight words
  13. Crossword Puzzles for Young Children - Each week a new puzzle with Dolch words. Clues and hints included. Excellent first start for children learning to work crossword puzzles!
  14. Cookie Check   Read a number and write that number on a check. 

9.  Read text using fluid and automatic decoding skills.

 

  1. Build a Sentence   Words are presented to you out of order.  You must place them in order and complete the puzzle.  4 Star
  2. Complete the sentence - select the correct word to complete the sentence
  3. Children's Storybooks Online

 

10.  Read passages fluently with appropriate changes in voice, timing and expression.

 

  1. Children's Storybooks Online

(B) Acquisition of Vocabulary

1.  Use knowledge of word order and in-sentence context clues to support word identification and to define unknown words while reading.

 

  1. Complete the sentence - select the correct word to complete the sentence
  2. Missing Letters - find the matching sight word and type in the missing letters

2.  Identify words that have similar meanings (synonyms) and words that have opposite meanings (antonyms).

 

  1. Each link below has many examples listed for each area of study
    Analogies Synonyms
    Antonyms Homophones
    Vocabulary Reading Comp
    Language Arts Spelling
  2.         Synonyms

     
         
    A... Synonym Toast Synonyms - Game 1
    B... Super Synonyms Synonyms - Game 2
    C... Synonym Challenge Synonyms - Game 3
    D... Thesaurus Tangle Synonyms - Game 5
    E... Squanky's Synonyms Synonyms - Game 6
    F... Rocket to the Moon Synonyms - Game 7
    G... Synonym Jig Words Synonyms - Game 8
    H... Synonym Match Synonyms - Game 9
    I... Synonym Match 2 Synonyms - Game 10
    J... Word Trap 1 Synonym Columns 3
    K... Word Trap 2 Synonym Columns 4
    L... Synonym Quiz Synonym Columns 5
    M... Synonym Fill-ins Synonym Hangman
    N... Synonyms Double Rhyme  
    O... Beginner Quizzes:
    1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   10 
     
    P... Intermediate Quizzes:
    1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   10 
     
    Q... Advanced Quizzes:
    1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   10 
     
     
  3. Multiple Meaning Words - Write or tell two sentences for each word below. Be sure to use the word as a noun in one sentence and as a verb in the other sentence. Click on a word to check your answers.
  4. Smart Board Lesson  by: Brenda Simko  SB
  5. Homographs (multiple meaning words) - Two definitions are given for the same word. You have to guess which word is being described. (a Quia quiz)
  6. Multiple Meaning Practice   This is a new website created by a teacher that will allow you to use multiple meaning words.   Mrs. Simko assisted in updating this section.
  7. Multiple Meaning    You will find a website here that will assist you in teaching this concept and more.
  8. Multiple Meaning Worksheets and on line quiz will be found here.
  9. List of websites-Multiple Meaning Words  You will find more of the same on this webs site.
  10. Multiple Meaning Words - a ten question quiz in the form of a PowerPoint show written by a 4th grade teacher
  11. What Do You Mean By That? - a PowerPoint show on multiple meaning words
  12. Word games    Choose Word Jungle You will find a website that will allow your students to learn new multiple words or learn new ones.
  13.     ANTONYMS 

    A... Squanky AA... Antonym Jigwords 3
    B... Opposites Train Game BB... Antonym Jigwords 4
    C... Opposites Attract CC... Antonym Jigwords 5
    D... Ball Hogs DD... Antonym Jigwords 6
    E... Synonym and Antonym Lesson EE... Antonym Word Web 1
    F... Land of Rocket to the Moon FF... Antonym Word Web 2
    G... Flash Antonym Match 1 GG... Antonym Word Web 3
    H... Flash Antonym Match 2 HH... Antonym Word Web 4
    I... Flash Antonym Match 3 II... Antonym Word Web 5
     J... Flash Antonym Match 4  JJ... Antonym Word Web 6
    K... Same Difference KK... Antonym Match
    L... Opposites Practice 1 LL... Be Quick Antonyms
    M... Antonym Jigsaw MM... 30 Antonym Quizzes
    N... Opposites Practice 2 NN... Antonym Drag and Drop
    O... Antonym Practice 1 OO... Antonym Jig Words
    P... Antonym Practice 2 PP... Antonym Battleship
    Q... Antonym Practice 3 QQ... Antonym Columns 1
    R... Antonym Practice 4 RR... Antonym Columns 2
    S... Antonym Practice 5 SS... Antonym Wordmaster 1
    T... Antonym Practice 6 TT... Antonym Wordmaster 2
    U... Antonym Practice 7 UU... Antonym Hangman 1
    V... Antonym Practice 8 VV... Antonym Hangman 2
    W... Antonym Quiz 1 WW... Awesome Antonyms
    X... Antonym Quiz 2 XX... Antonym Millionaire
    Y... Antonym Quiz 3 YY... Antonym Jeopardy
    Z... Antonym Quiz 4 ZZ... Antonym Jumbalaya
    1... Antonym Jigwords 1
    2... Antonym Jigwords 2
  14. Three types of patterns  Good -  best - Better

 

3.  Classify words into categories (e.g., colors, fruits, vegetables).

 

  1. Smart Board     Lessons created by:  Becky Sivula  SB
  2. What's the Word? - a reading and vocabulary game from FunBrain - Select Alphabet (Easy), Animals, Fruit, Tools, Machines, or Shapes to begin the game.
  3. Quiz on Line    Allowing students to better classify words
    Created by: 
    Sandra Schick

4.  Read accurately high-frequency sight words.

 

  1. Classroom reading Key Vocabulary Building Program- a reading vocabulary improvement program that has identified the specific reading words students need to master for each grade
  2. High Frequency Words - six activities using sight words - drag correct word to complete the sentences
  3. Star Words - This activity provides practice at sight recognition and spelling of the 200 or so high frequency words
  4. Dolch List Practice - online activities to practice sight words
  5. Crossword Puzzles for Young Children - Each week a new puzzle with Dolch words. Clues and hints included. Excellent first start for children learning to work crossword puzzles!
  6. Me Myself and I    Do you know the correct usage of those words?

5.  Read homographs aloud correctly, adjusting sounds to fit meaning, and use words in context.

 

  1. Homophone and Homonym Games and Activities  4 Star
     
     
  2. Multiple Meaning Words - Write or tell two sentences for each word below. Be sure to use the word as a noun in one sentence and as a verb in the other sentence. Click on a word to check your answers.
  3. Homographs (multiple meaning words) - Two definitions are given for the same word. You have to guess which word is being described. (a Quia quiz)
  4. Multiple Meaning Words - a ten question quiz in the form of a PowerPoint show written by a 4th grade teacher
  5. What Do You Mean By That? - a PowerPoint show on multiple meaning words

6.  Determine the meaning of common compound words (e.g., lunchroom, baseball) by explaining the relationship between the words contained in the compound.

 

  1. Compound Word Game - create compound words to match meanings
  2. Compound words are single words that are made up from two other words. Try some of your own compound words
  3. Compound Words Drag & Drop - Hold the left mouse button down on a word and move it to make a compound word.
  4. Compound Words Page
  5. Compound Words worksheet - Match two words to make a compound word.
  6. Compound Word Activity - Use two words from the list to make one compound word. You can mix and match any words. You may use the word once or more than once.
  7. Breaking Down Compound Words - In the following sentences, find the compound word and type it in as two separate words. Forming Compound Words - Match the words in the center with the words in the corners to form compound words that are found in a kitchen
  8. Compound Word Characters - read a passage then select the appropriate compound words
  9. Use the Word maker from Read-Write-Think - select an ending sound then make words with that ending sound.

 

7.  Identify contractions and common abbreviations and connect them to whole words.

 

  1. Contraction Practice - interactive contraction practice
  2. Contractions - type the contraction beside the two words
  3. Fly By Contraction Practice - find the correct airplane to match with the contraction
  4. Type the contraction - type contraction form of words
  5. Contraction Practice - interactive contraction practice
  6. Smart Board Lesson  by: Brenda Starkey  SB

 

8.  Determine the meaning of prefixes, including un-, re-, pre- and suffixes, including -er, -est, -ful, -less.

 

  1. SUFFIX

     A... Suffix and Baseword Match
     B... Suffixes- less, ness, ly, ful
     C... Flamingo -y, ly
     D... Suffix Quiz 1
     E... Suffix Quiz 2
     F... Suffix Quiz 3
     
  2. S or ES - choose correct spelling
  3. ED or ING - choose correct word
  4. Suffix practice - more practice on s/es and ed/ing
  5. Prefixes - quiz
  6. Suffixes - quiz
  7. Use the Wordmaker from Read-Write-Think - select an ending sound then make words with that ending sound.
  8. Prefix

    You will find listed below many outstanding sites to help in learning prefixes   4 Star
     A... Race to the Ramses
     B... Crystal Castle - im, in
     C... Prefix Millionaire
     D... Prefixes 1: un, de, dis, re, pre
     E... Prefixes 2: un, de, dis, re, pre
     F... Prefixes Meaning
     G... Prefixes: auto, bi, trans, tele, circum
     H... Prefix Crossword
     I... Building Prefixes
     J... Prefix Quiz 1
     K... Prefix Quiz 2
     L... Prefix Quiz 3
     M... Prefix Towers
     N... Jigwords

9.  Use root words (e.g., smile) and their various inflections (e.g., smiles, smiling, smiled) to determine the meaning of words.

 

  1. S or ES - choose correct spelling
  2. ED or ING - choose correct word
  3. Suffix practice - more practice on s/es and ed/ing
  4. Root Words - root quiz
  5. Prefixes - quiz
  6. Suffixes - quiz
  7. Use the Wordmaker from Read-Write-Think - select an ending sound then make words with that ending sound.
  8. Creating Words   This site will allow you to take a word and create new words from it.   4 Star

10.  Determine the meaning and pronunciations of unknown words using a beginner’s dictionary, glossaries and technology.

 

  1. The Internet Picture Dictionary - browse by letter or category
  2. Little Explorers - English Picture Dictionary
  3. Giant Picture Dictionary - scroll down on the left then click on the word (Alternate version - Type a few letters into the box on the left hand side of the page. Words that match what you typed should pop up beneath the box.
  4. Word Meaning Games and Activities  
    A Pick -A-Word
    B Word Carnival Level 1
    C Word Carnival Level 2
    D Word Carnival Level 3
    E Word Carnival Level 4
    F Word Carnival Level 5
    G Word Carnival Level 6
    H Word Carnival Level 7
    I Word Carnival Level 8
    J Fake Out
    K Topic Specific Jumbles
    L Vocabulary Crosswords
    M Topic Specific Hangman
    N Topic Specific Vocabulary Quizzes

    O

    Multiple Meaning Words
    P Multiple Meaning Jeopardy
    Q Word Relationships

    R

    Topic Specific Match Games (with sound)

     

     

(C) Reading Process: Concepts of Print, Comprehension Strategies and Self-Monitoring Strategies

1.  Establish a purpose for reading (e.g., to be informed, to follow directions or to be entertained).

 

  1. POLAR EXPRESS ACTIVITIES FOR STUDENTS

    PDF  (Adobe Acrobat files)
    Polar Express  -  Video  17 meg   13 Min.
    1.  Crossword
    2.  Maze
    3.  Word Search
    4.  Reindeer craft
    5.  Recipes
    6.  Coloring sheet of the boy
    7.  Coloring sheet of the boy and Conductor
    8.  Names Tags
    9.  Train Tickets   (word)
    10. The Conductor says by Chris Van Allsburg
    11.  Math Questions   (word)  
    12  Polar Express Party Kit       9 meg  
    Children's Storybooks Online
  2. Tell Your Own Neighborhood Story - Click on three pictures and then make your own story.
    What would happen first, next, and last?

2.  Predict content, events and outcomes from illustrations and prior experience and support those predictions with examples from the text or background knowledge.

 

  1. Education Place  Pre-K–8 resources for teachers, students, and parents. Includes Reading/Language Arts, Math, Science, Social Studies, Intervention, Professional Development, activities, games, and textbook support
  2. Stories Online - online reading resource links - uses Guided Reading levels as an indicator
  3. Big Books - read stories online and then answer questions

3.  Compare and contrast information in texts with prior knowledge and experience.

 

  1. What's My Job? - Select the right job to go along with the sentence.
  2. I Can Wash Dishes - The pictures on this sheet are supposed to tell a story but are in the wrong order.

4.  Summarize text by recalling main ideas and some supporting details.

 

  1. Reading Comprehension stories - interactive quizzes online for 2 stories
  2. Get The Idea - read text to determine the main idea or essential message and identify relevant supporting details and facts (Author - Lois Davis)
  3. Main Idea practice - eight online interactive quizzes on Main Idea from the Manatee School District

 

5.  Create and use graphic organizers, such as Venn diagrams and webs, to demonstrate comprehension.

 

  1. Graphic Organizers - from Enchanted Learning
  2. Kinds of Concept Maps - examples of four major categories of concept maps
  3. Graphic Organizers from Education Place
  4. Index of Graphic Organizers - from Inspiration
  5. Instructions on how to use Excel to create a graphic organizer
  6. Tips on Making Your Own Concept Maps

6.  Answer literal, inferential and evaluative questions to demonstrate comprehension of grade-appropriate print texts and electronic and visual media.

 

  1. Reading Comprehension stories - interactive quizzes online for 2 stories
  2. Stories Online - online reading resource links - uses Guided Reading levels as an indicator
  3. What's My Job? - Select the right job to go along with the sentence.
  4. Big Books - read stories online and then answer questions
  5. Tale of Peter Rabbit – Click on What’s Going On and then answer questions about each picture.
  6. Smart Board Lesson  by: Brenda Simko  SB

7.  Monitor comprehension by recognizing when text does not make sense and look back or read on to reinforce comprehension.

 

  1. Folk and Fairy Tales from Around the World - an index of folk tales from many countries
  2. Aesop's Fables - a complete index to the fables
  3. Crown & Thistle Inn - the home for traditional folk tales from around the world.

8.  Monitor reading comprehension by identifying word errors and self-correcting.

 

  1. Folk and Fairy Tales from Around the World - an index of folk tales from many countries
  2. Crown & Thistle Inn - the home for traditional folk tales from around the world.

9.  Use criteria to choose independent reading materials (e.g., personal interest, knowledge of authors and genres or recommendations from others).

 

  1. Stories Online - online reading resource links - uses Guided Reading levels as an indicator
  2. Topsy-Turvy Tales - from the Elementary Library
  3. Books Online - read books online to partners or by yourself

10.  Independently read books for various purposes (e.g., for enjoyment, for literary experience, to gain information or to perform a task).

 

  1. Between the Lions - stories from PBS Kids
  2. Children's Storybooks Online
  3. Topsy-Turvy Tales - from the Elementary Library
  4. Books Online - read books online to partners or by yourself

(D) Reading Applications: Informational, Technical and Persuasive Text

1.  Use the table of contents, glossary, captions and illustrations to identify information and to comprehend text.

 

  1. Reading Planet   You may use this website to allow your students to create and printout their own books.  There are many different levels.  You will be amazed at how much your student can create from this website. 
  2.  Explore the parts of a book - Click on each of the pictures on this page to learn more about that part of the book. Then go to Who Am I to see how much you know!
  3. Using the Parts of a Book - a worksheet from Teach-nology
  4. Using an Index for Information - a worksheet from Teach-nology
  5. Using a Table of Contents - a worksheet from Teach-nology

 

2.  Arrange events from informational text in sequential order.

 

  1. Cause and Effect Actions - Online quiz using connector words
  2. Cause and Effect Book list - These books are great for studying cause and effect
  3. Cause and Effect - Combine two sentences using connecting words to show cause and effect
  4. Cause and Effect - Fill in the missing statement to create a cause and effect.
  5. Cause and Effect Relationship Lesson and Practice - Online lesson with practice
  6. Tell Your Own Neighborhood Story - Click on three pictures and then make your own story. What would happen first, next, and last?

3.  List questions about essential elements from informational text (e.g., why, who, where, what, when and how) and identify answers.

 

  1. Big Books - read stories online and then answer questions

4.  Classify ideas from informational texts as main ideas or supporting details.

 

  1. Get The Idea - read text to determine the main idea or essential message and identify relevant supporting details and facts (Author - Lois Davis)
  2. Main Idea practice - eight online interactive quizzes on Main Idea from the Manatee School District

5.  Identify information in diagrams, charts, graphs and maps.

 

 

 
  1. Graphic Organizers - from Enchanted Learning
  2. Graphic Organizers from Education Place
  3. Index of Graphic Organizers - from Inspiration
  4. Instructions on how to use Excel to create a graphic organizer
  5. Tips on Making Your Own Concept Maps
  6. Tell Your Own Neighborhood Story - Click on three pictures and then make your own story. What would happen first, next, and last?

6.  Analyze a set of directions for proper sequencing.

 

 

  1. Tell Your Own Neighborhood Story - Click on three pictures and then make your own story. What would happen first, next, and last?
  2. Sequence the Story - drag the pictures in the correct order - (students can have the story read to them if necessary)
  3. Sequencing - drag the pictures in the correct time order
  4. Sequencing - Number the pictures in the correct order

(E) Reading Applications: Literary Text

1.  Compare and contrast different versions of the same story.

 

  1. Children's Storybooks Online
  2. Merpy.com Stories - animated stories to be read online

2.  Describe characters and setting.

 

  1. Kids Port.  Great site to assist in all areas
  2. Between the Lions - stories from PBS Kids
  3. Big Books - read stories online and then answer questions
  4. Fictional Characters - Realistic or Fantasy? A Kidspiration activity to download

3.  Retell the plot of a story.

 

  1. Reading Exercises - comprehension, fill in and sequencing
  2. Sequence of Events - arrange events in chronological order. (Author - Lois Davis)
  3. STORIES ON LINE FUN TO WATCH, AND READ ALONG WITH.
    1. Grade One Books Online - Children can read to one another from books that are especially designed to match exactly with Grade 1 Reading Vocabulary Lists.
    2. Books for Young Children  These books are on line.  They are fun to read and some very good stories.
    3. Stories on line   Some very good stories and music and coloring.

     

 

4.  Distinguish between stories, poems, plays, fairy tales and fables.

 

  1. Hans Christian Andersen fairy tales - Andersen is recognized as a master of the use of informal language in his fairy tales. Choose chronological list to see stories to use with your class.
  2. Between the Lions - stories from PBS Kids
  3. Children's Storybooks Online
  4. Merpy.com Stories - animated stories to be read online
  5. Online Stories and Resources for Kids
  6. Topsy-Turvy Tales - from the Elementary Library
  7. Aesop's Fables - a complete index to the fables
  8. Real or Make Believe - from Tina's world at Game Goo
  9. Fact or Fiction
  10. Fictional Characters - Realistic or Fantasy? A Kidspiration activity to download
  11. Stories from Around the World.  You will discover from this site will allow you to determine Age, Country and type of story from around the world.

5.  Identify words from texts that appeal to the senses.

 

 

6.  Identify the theme of a text.

 

 

(F) Writing Processes

1.  Generate writing ideas through discussions with others.

 

  1. Prompts with Pictures - Select from the story elements

2.  Develop a main idea for writing.

 

  1. Kids Port.  Great site to assist in all areas
  2. Prompts with Pictures - Select from the story elements

3.  Develop a purpose and audience for writing.

 

  1. Tell Your Own Neighborhood Story - Click on three pictures and then make your own story. What would happen first, next, and last?

4.  Use organizational strategies (e.g., brainstorming, lists, webs and Venn diagrams) to plan writing.

 

  1. Kinds of Concept Maps - examples of four major categories of concept maps
  2. Graphic Organizers - from Enchanted Learning
  3. Graphic Organizers from Education Place
  4. Index of Graphic Organizers - from Inspiration
  5. Instructions on how to use Excel to create a graphic organizer
  6. Tips on Making Your Own Concept Maps
  7. Prompts with Pictures - Select from the story elements

5.  Organize writing with a developed beginning, middle and end.

 

  1.  Make Your Own Book - There are many fabulous books that you can make all by yourself. Let your imagination run wild with some simple, step-by-step instructions, with illustrations, to show you how to make some very creative and very fun books!
  2. Tell Your Own Neighborhood Story - Click on three pictures and then make your own story. What would happen first, next, and last?

6.  Use a range of complete sentences, including declarative, interrogative and exclamatory.

 

 

7.  Include transitional words and phrases.

 

  1. Cause and Effect Actions - Online quiz using connector words
  2. Cause and Effect Book list - These books are great for studying cause and effect
  3. Cause and Effect - Combine two sentences using connecting words to show cause and effect
  4. Cause and Effect - Fill in the missing statement to create a cause and effect.
  5. Cause and Effect Relationship Lesson and Practice - Online lesson with practice

 

8.  Use language for writing that is different from oral language, mimicking writing style of books when appropriate.

 

  1.  Make Your Own Book - There are many fabulous books that you can make all by yourself. Let your imagination run wild with some simple, step-by-step instructions, with illustrations, to show you how to make some very creative and very fun books!
  2. Compare and Contrast WebQuest - Mother Goose has been told that all of her fairytales and rhymes are too old. She is looking for boys and girls to help her rewrite a few of her old stories into newer or modern ones.

 

9.  Use available technology to compose text.

 

  1.  Write a Postcard - Help Salty Sam with his vowels. In the first sentence, click on the focus phonemes. When you have got them all right, the next sentence appears but this time there are gaps in the words. Drag the vowel phoneme with the correct spelling into the gap in the word.
  2. Magnetic Nursery Rhymes - Put the poem back together again. Identify the words and drag them to recreate the nursery rhyme. Use this to practice spelling.

10.  Reread and assess writing for clarity, using a variety of methods (e.g., writer’s circle or author’s chair).

 

  1.  Magnetic Nursery Rhymes - Put the poem back together again. Identify the words and drag them to recreate the nursery rhyme. Use this to practice spelling.
  2. Incomplete Sentences - a Skill Sheet

11.  Add descriptive words and details and delete extraneous information.

 

 

12.  Use resources (e.g., word wall, beginner’s dictionary and word bank) to select effective vocabulary.

 

  1. Giant Picture Dictionary - scroll down on the left then click on the word (Alternate version - Type a few letters into the box on the left hand side of the page. Words that match what you typed should pop up beneath the box.

13.  Proofread writing to improve conventions (e.g., grammar, spelling, punctuation and capitalization).

 

  1. Power Proofreading - Choose 2nd grade then select; Memo to Joy Goodhart, or any one of the mixed practice exercises.
  2. Magnetic Nursery Rhymes - Put the poem back together again. Identify the words and drag them to recreate the nursery rhyme. Use this to practice spelling.

14.  Apply tools (e.g., rubric, checklist and feedback) to judge the quality of writing.

 

  1. Power Proofreading - Choose 2nd grade then select; Memo to Joy Goodhart, or any one of the mixed practice exercises.
  2. Giant Picture Dictionary - scroll down on the left then click on the word Alternate version - Type a few letters into the box on the left hand side of the page. Words that match what you typed should pop up beneath the box.

 

15.  Rewrite and illustrate writing samples for display and for sharing with others.

 

  1. Compare and Contrast WebQuest - Mother Goose has been told that all of her fairytales and rhymes are too old. She is looking for boys and girls to help her rewrite a few of her old stories into newer or modern ones.

(G) Writing Applications

1.  Write stories that convey a clear message, include details, use vivid language and move through a logical sequence of steps and events.

 

  1. Kids Port.  Great site to assist in all areas
  2. Make Your Own Book - There are many fabulous books that you can make all by yourself. Let your imagination run wild with some simple, step-by-step instructions, with illustrations, to show you how to make some very creative and very fun books!
  3. Incomplete Sentences - a Skill Sheet

2.  Write responses to stories by comparing text to other texts, or to people or events in their own lives.

 

 

3.  Write letters or invitations that include relevant information and follow letter format (e.g., date, proper salutation, body, closing and signature).

 

  1.  Write a Postcard - Help Salty Sam with his vowels. In the first sentence, click on the focus phonemes. When you have got them all right, the next sentence appears but this time there are gaps in the words. Drag the vowel phoneme with the correct spelling into the gap in the word.

4.  Produce informal writings (e.g., messages, journals, notes and poems) for various purposes.

 

 

(H) Writing Conventions

1.  Print legibly, and space letters, words and sentences appropriately.

 

  1. Incomplete Sentences - a Skill Sheet

2.  Spell words with consonant blends and digraphs.

 

  1. Kids Port.  Great site to assist in all areas
  2. Fearless Frieda the Big Kahuna - Use the keyboard to spell the words Frieda says. Frieda starts with four letter words in this game. - From Game Goo (learning that sticks)
  3. Look, Cover & Spell - This spelling site has 30 pre-built lists of words, but you can create your own list. Double-click any word on the list and type a word appropriate for your grade level. Your student gets to see the word, then it is covered and they must type the correct spelling
  4. Spell Check - TCAP format - select word that is spelled incorrectly
  5. Spell words - drag letters to create word
  6. Spelling - click on the misspelled word and then correct it
  1. for different words and spelling activities check here
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  2. Spelling - put the letters in order to create the word that is said aloud
  3. Ending Digraphs - select the correct digraph ending
  4. Beginning Consonant Digraphs - select the correct digraph
  5. Vowel Digraphs - Identify the vowel digraph in each word.
  6. Vowel Digraphs - select correct digraph to match picture

3.  Spell regularly used and high-frequency words correctly.

 

  1. SpellBound - child sees the word spelled correctly, then letters are mixed up and child must put them in order again
  2. Spelling Game - Drag and Drop the Missing Letters

4.  Spell words studied (e.g., word lists, text words) correctly.

 

  1. SpellBound - child sees the word spelled correctly, then letters are mixed up and child must put them in order again
  2. Spelling Game - Drag and Drop the Missing Letters

5.  Spell plurals and verb tenses correctly.

 

  1. Irregular Plurals - match the related words, singular to plural
  2. Irregular Plurals - match related words, oes, os
  3. Plural Nouns - add s or es

6.  Begin to use spelling patterns and rules correctly (e.g., dropping silent e before adding -ing).

 

  1. SpellBound - child sees the word spelled correctly, then letters are mixed up and child must put them in order again
  2. Spelling Game - Drag and Drop the Missing Letters
  3. r-controlled Words 1 - Find the r-controlled words that match the pictures.
  4. r-controlled Words 2 - Find the r-controlled words that match the pictures.

7.  Use spelling strategies (e.g., word wall, word lists, thinking about the base word and affixes).

 

  1. Giant Picture Dictionary - scroll down on the left then click on the word (Alternate version - Type a few letters into the box on the left hand side of the page. Words that match what you typed should pop up beneath the box.

8.  Use periods, question marks and exclamation points as endpoints correctly.

 

  1. Punctuation - find the correct punctuation mark to end the sentence
  2. Capitalization - type the correct capital letter of the words in a sentence
  3. Using Punctuation - Ten sentences are listed, students choose period, question mark or exclamation point
  4. Sentence Clubhouse - Identify the type of sentence, then capitalize the sentence and put the end punctuation in place.

9.  Use quotation marks.

 

 

10.  Use correct punctuation for contractions and abbreviations.

 

  1. Contraction Practice - interactive contraction practice
  2. Contractions - type the contraction beside the two words
  3. Fly By Contraction Practice - find the correct airplane to match with the contraction
  4. Type the contraction - type contraction form of words
  5. Sentence Clubhouse - Identify the type of sentence, then capitalize the sentence and put the end punctuation in place.

11. Use correct capitalization (e.g., proper nouns, the first word in a sentence, months and days).

 

  1. Find the correct sentence - choose sentence with correct capitalization and punctuation
  2. Special Names - find the correct capitalization of proper nouns

12.  Use nouns, verbs and adjectives correctly.

 

  1. Nouns    Smart Board presentation with video on this part of English Language.  SB  Created by:  Shannon Weston
  2. Adjectives  Smart Board presentation with video on this part of English Language  SB  Created by:  Shannon Weston
  3. Verbs  Smart Board presentation with video on this part of the English language. SB  Created by:  Shannon Weston
  4. Multiple Meaning Words - Write or tell two sentences for each word below. Be sure to use the word as a noun in one sentence and as a verb in the other sentence. Click on a word to check your answers.
  5. Noun Dunk - Classify words as common nouns, proper nouns or not a noun. Score points for correct answers.
  6. Build a Sentence - drag scrambled words to create a sentence
  7. Can you make sense of a sentence? - drag the words into the correct sentence order
  8. Parts of a Sentence - select naming part or telling part (subject/predicate)
  9. Scrambled Sentences - drag the words in the correct order to create a sentence

13.  Use subjects and verbs that are in agreement.

 

  1. Correct Tense - type in the correct tense of the verb in the sentence
  2. Parts of a Sentence - select naming part or telling part (subject/predicate)
  3. Smart Board Lesson  by: Brenda Simko  SB

14.  Use personal pronouns.

 

  1. Noun Dunk - Classify words as common nouns, proper nouns or not a noun. Score points for correct answers.

15.  Use past and present verb tenses (e.g., “we were” rather than “we was”).

 

  1. Correct Tense - type in the correct tense of the verb in the sentence
  2. Parts of a Sentence - select naming part or telling part (subject/predicate)

16.  Use nouns and pronouns that are in agreement.

 

  1. Noun Dunk - Classify words as common nouns, proper nouns or not a noun. Score points for correct answers.
  2. Parts of a Sentence - select naming part or telling part (subject/predicate)

(I) Research

1.  Create questions for investigations, assigned topic or personal area of interest.

 

 

2.  Utilize appropriate searching techniques to gather information from a variety of locations (e.g., classroom, school library, public library or community resources).

 

  1. Online Stories and Resources for Kids

3.  Acquire information, with teacher assistance, from multiple sources (e.g., books, magazines, videotapes, CD-ROMs, Web sites) and collect data (e.g., interviews, experiments, observations or surveys) about the topic.

 

  1.   Undercover power point. Dr. Suess  by Sandra Grande
  2. What's My Job? - Select the right job to go along with the sentence.
  3. Online Stories and Resources for Kids
  4. Using a Table of Contents - a worksheet from Teach-nology
  5. Using an Index for Information - a worksheet from Teach-nology
  6. Tell Your Own Neighborhood Story - Click on three pictures and then make your own story. What would happen first, next, and last?
 

4.  Identify important information and write brief notes about the information.

 

 

5.  Sort relevant information about the topic into categories with teacher assistance.

 

 

6.  Report important findings to others.

 

  1. Tell Your Own Neighborhood Story - Click on three pictures and then make your own story. What would happen first, next, and last?

(J) Communication: Oral and Visual

1.  Use active listening strategies, such as making eye contact and asking for clarification and explanation.

 

  1. Merpy.com Stories - animated stories to be read online

2.  Compare what is heard with prior knowledge and experience.

 

  1. What's My Job? - Select the right job to go along with the sentence.

3.  Identify the main idea of oral presentations and visual media.

 

  1. Undercover power point. Dr. Suess  by Sandra Grande
  2. Merpy.com Stories - animated stories to be read online

4.  Follow two- and three-step oral directions.

 

  1. Kids Port.  Great site to assist in all areas
  2. Listen and Follow Directions - Spatial Concepts activity. Good whole class activity and then center activity.

5.  Demonstrate an understanding of the rules of the English language.

 

 

6.  Select language appropriate to purpose and use clear diction and tone.

 

 

7.  Adjust volume to stress important ideas.

 

 

8.  Deliver informational presentations that:

a.  present events or ideas in logical sequence and maintain a clear focus;

b.  demonstrate an understanding of the topic;

c.  include relevant facts and details to develop a topic;

d.  organize information with a clear beginning and ending;

e.  include diagrams, charts or illustrations as appropriate; and identify sources.

 

  1.  Make Your Own Book - There are many fabulous books that you can make all by yourself. Let your imagination run wild with some simple, step-by-step instructions, with illustrations, to show you how to make some very creative and very fun books!

9.  Deliver formal and informal descriptive presentations recalling an event or personal experience that convey relevant information and descriptive details.

 

  1.  Make Your Own Book - There are many fabulous books that you can make all by yourself. Let your imagination run wild with some simple, step-by-step instructions, with illustrations, to show you how to make some very creative and very fun books!

10.  Deliver simple dramatic presentations (e.g., recite poems, rhymes, songs and stories).