Grade 1 Language Arts

Course Description

This First Grade Language Arts course will teach students to identify and write all letters, produce letter sounds, and frequently used phonograms. Students will also master reading and comprehension strategies and weekly sight words to grow as readers. All Common Core 1 Language Arts standards are met in this course.

Course Requirements

Grade Level

1st Grade

Materials

Course Materials List

Materials listed should be acquired by the student prior to beginning work in the course.

Duration

2 Semesters

Credit Value

1.0

Prerequisites

None

Semester A

Major Concepts

Module 1: Phonics of the Week: Short a
Module 2: Phonics of the Week: Short e
Module 3: Phonics of the Week: r Blends
Module 4: Phonics of the Week: Short i
Module 5: Phonics of the Week: Short o
Module 6: Phonics of the Week: s Blends
Module 7: Phonics of the Week: l Blends
Module 8: Phonics of the Week: Short u
Module 9: Phonics of the Week: sh, th
Module 10: Phonics of the Week: ch, wh, ph
Module 11: Phonics of the Week: Long i; _i_e
Module 12: Phonics of the Week: Long a; _a_e
Module 13: Phonics of the Week: soft c, soft g, dge
Module 14: Phonics of the Week: ou and ow
Module 15: Phonics of the Week: oo and u
Module 16: Phonics of the Week: Long o; _o_e
Module 17: Phonics of the Week: Long e; _e_e and Long u; _u_e
Module 18: Phonics of the Week: oi and oy

Semester B

Major Concepts

Module 19: Long a: ai and ay
Module 20: Long e: ee, ea
Module 21: End blends- nk and ng
Module 22: ey and y
Module 23: Long o: oa, oe, ow
Module 24: Long i: igh, ie, y
Module 25: ar
Module 26: ur, er, ir
Module 27: ck, k
Module 28: ing and ed
Module 29: double consonants
Module 30: s and es
Module 31: au and aw
Module 32: kn, gn, wr
Module 33: er, est
Module 34: Compound words
Module 35: Contractions
Module 36: Contractions II