Players build on sounding out and recognizing words by sight in a mix of picture games, sound matching exercises, and emergent reader stories. Common Core Standards for first grade build on and expand kindergarten level skills. For word recognition and reading fluency, see how these sight word games match up to the Common Core.
COMMON CORE SKILLS
Decode regularly spelled one-syllable words.
Recognize and read grade-appropriate irregularly spelled words.
Use the illustrations and details in a text to describe its key ideas.