Literacy for 1st

Helping an Early Reader

Tips and Tricks for reading with your child.

  • Check the picture.  What would make sense? Reread the sentence.
  • Check the end (or middle) of the word.  What would look right and make sense?
  • Cover the ending.  Is there a part you know?
  • Break the words into parts.
  • Do you know another word that looks like this one?
  • What can you try?  What can you do to help yourself?
  • Put some words together so it sounds smooth.
  • Read it like the character.

Quarterly Reading Level Expectations

Beginning of the
Year
C

End of Quarter
1
D

End of Quarter
2
F

End of Quarter
3
G

End of Quarter
4
I

Literacy Standards

Resources and Downloadable Apps

Council of the Great City Schools
provides guidance to parents about what their children will be learning and how they can support that learning.  Click the image above to learn more.

Scholastic offers a world of information to support your reader at home, no matter their reading level or interest.  Click the image above for additional information.

Comprehension

Little Stories. Bedtime books

 

Phonics

ABC Alphabet Phonics Letters

Early Skills

Fun with Directions-Lite

 

Vocabulary

Vocabulicious-Lite