Kindergarten Reading CSO Resources Starfall WOW! What can’t you do here?
http://www.starfall.com/ Language Arts Reading Games An easy to manipulate site that offers great educational and interactive games to work on early literacy skills such as alphabet concepts, early reading skills, letter sounds, and games with many favorite characters.
http://www.sabine.k12.la.us/zes/kindergartengames/default.htm Language Arts Online Learning Activities A wide variety of language topics to explore.
http://www2.scholastic.com/browse/learn.jsp Kindergarten Language Arts A great tool to work on many kindergarten and early reading concepts. You will find interactive games and activities to work on alphabet concepts and early sight word games to reinforce skills.
http://www.kidport.com/GradeK/LanguagesArts/LanguageArts.htm Kindergarten Games On line interactive games galore for the little ones! This site offers games in the areas of early literacy, math, and fine motor skills that students can manipulate independently.
http://www.wacona.com/kindergartengames/kindergartengames.html Clifford The Big Red Dog Project Web Collection of fun-filled websites for Kindergarteners to use while reading Clifford the Big Red Dog books. These interactive games help with reading concepts with letter knowledge, sound knowledge, and comprehension with interactive stories.
http://webs.morton709.org/elementary/k/la/web-based-projects/Clifford%20the%20Big%20Red%20Dog.htm Alphabet Soup An awesome site for kindergarten teachers. Choose any letter of the alphabet and this site will offer you ideas and activities to correspond with each letter. Activities include poems, songs, projects, cooking ideas, and lesson plans.
RLA.O.K.1.1 segment words into phonemes (cat = /c/ /a/ /t/) Phonological Awareness
http://www.songsforteaching.com/sharonmacdonald/environmentalprintsong.htm RLA.O.K.1.14 develop independent reading to build background knowledge, expand vocabulary and comprehend literary and informational text. Word Knowledge
http://wveis.k12.wv.us/Teach21/public/Iguide/Iguide.cfm?tsele1=1&tsele2=100&tsele3i=296 RLA.O.K.2.1develop proper manuscript techniques in print:
http://abcteach.com/free/c/coloringpage_animalalphabet.pdf RLA.O.K.2.4 use conventions of spelling in written relationships (e.g., use letter/sound relationships to spell independently, spell some high frequency words appropriate to grade level). Phonological Awareness
http://wveis.k12.wv.us/Teach21/public/Iguide/Iguide.cfm?tsele1=1&tsele2=100&tsele3i=296 RLA.O.K.2.6 identify and use conventions of punctuation in written composition (e.g., period, question mark). Punctuation (Harcourt)
1st Grade Language Arts Skills Builder Explore this listing of links to find games, activities, interactive stories, and quizzes as you teach syllabication, consonants and vowels, sight words, phonics, spelling, vocabulary, and many other language arts skills.
http://teacher.scholastic.com/activities/adventure/grammar3.htm RLA.O.1.1.6 use a variety of context clues to confirm unknown words (e.g., prior knowledge, reading ahead, reread). Brain Pop: Comprehension: Making inferences
http://www.funbrain.com/whichword/index.html RLA.O.1.1.8 use directly taught vocabulary words in oral and written reading experiences. Tampa Reads
http://www.tampareads.com/books-ol/index-ol.htm RLA.O.1.1.9 establish purpose for reading (e.g., for information, for pleasure, to identify a specific viewpoint). Is It Literal or Informational? (Comprehension)
http://wveis.k12.wv.us/Teach21/public/Iguide/Iguide.cfm?tsele1=1&tsele2=101&tsele3i=272 RLA.O.1.1.11read familiar stories, poems, rhymes and passages with fluency:
http://www.quia.com/pages/sequencingfun.html RLA.O.1.1.13 read first grade instructional level texts and use self-correction strategies (e.g., decoding, searching for cues, rereading). Patterns in My Mind
http://wveis.k12.wv.us/Teach21/public/Iguide/Iguide.cfm?tsele1=1&tsele2=101&tsele3i=269 RLA.O.1.1.14 use basic comprehension concepts to understand literary and informational texts (e.g., story elements, main idea, sequence, cause and effect, prediction, retelling). Is It Literal or Informational? (Comprehension)
Brain Pop: Story Elements: Setting (Subscription Needed, FREE trial available)
http://www.brainpopjr.com/reading/storyelements/setting/preview.weml RLA.O.1.1.17 use reading skills and strategies to understand a variety of informational resources to support literacy learning (e.g., environmental print, written directions, signs, labels, electronic resources). Enchanted Learning