Title: Skills for Young Readers
Description: Five activities to promote literacy. Who, what, where, when, why, and how. Word families based on end sounds. Retelling a story. VOcabulary building. Consonant Blends.
Source: The Mailbox: Grade 1. Dec/Jan. 2009-10. p.36-37.
Title: Three Cheers for Spelling
Description: Five games designed to teach spelling skills.
Source: The Mailbox: Grade 1. April/May 2010. p.50-51.
Description: Activities that teach the use of various kinds of adjectives. Includes words that tell how many; color, size, and shape; words that compare, and how to use adjectives to add detail to sentences.
Source: Teacher's Helper: Grade 1. Feb./Mar. 2010. p.15-21.
Title: Final Consonant Blends
Description: Students create words using the ending sounds of "-nd" and "-nk"
Source: Teacher's Helper: Grade 1. Feb./Mar. 2010. p.45-53.
Title: The Scoop on Writing How-To Sentences
Description:Provides sequential steps in writing an effective how-to. Includes squencing events, prewriting, order words, and sentence writing.
Source: The Mailbox: Grade 1. June/July 2010. p.50-51.
Title: Antonyms and Synonyms
Description: Students learn how to recognize and use antonyms and synonyms.
Source: Teacher's Helper: Grade 1. De./Jan. 2009-10. p.45-53.
Title: Tacky the Penguin
Description: A group of exercises designed to help students' comprehension of narrative. Includes activities on beginning middle and end; character analysis; vocabulary; and antonyms.
Source: Teacher's Helper: Grade 1. Dec./Jan. 2009-10. p.21-17.
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