In kindergarten, kids are piecing together all the words and letters they can decode in order to build stronger reading fluency. This is why their understanding of sight words, or commonly occurring words, is so important. This guided lesson familiarizes first graders with the sight words they will most frequently encounter in texts, boosting their decoding and comprehension skills.
Bag, cat and cap are all examples of short A words that kindergarteners will be learning to read this year. You can support this learning with a guided exploration of the short A sound. Kids will be taught how to identify the short A within text, in addition to the corresponding sound. Check out our short A printables for more phonics practice.
Learning silent E rules is one of the trickiest concepts for early readers. Words such as cube/cub, robe/rob and tube/tub are particularly confusing to decipher. How can one little letter make so much of a difference? This lesson can help smooth the way with guided exercises and examples that bolster your student's ability to recognize, understand and read the letter E.
Use this helpful phonological awareness lesson to introduce or review the beginning and ending sounds in CVC words with your ELs. This can be used as a stand alone or support lesson for the Color it Out lesson plan.
Teaching kindergarten grammar to your child can be difficult, especially without a framework or guide. These kindergarten grammar resources are meant to provide you with just that! These worksheets help your aspiring author learn the basic structure of a sentence, how pronouns work, and how to put their thoughts into words. Advanced students may enjoy working through our first grade grammar resources.