1ST GRADE READING
1st Grade - Reading
By the end of the school year, your child is expected to:
Put together sounds to make one-syllable words, for example cat, dog, pig.
Break apart the sounds of one-syllable words, for example c-a-t, d-o-g, p-i-g.
Count the syllables in a word.
Use phonics to unlock unknown words when reading.
Know and say each of the words on the 1st grade Public Schools of Robeson County word list.
Read aloud with smoothness and understanding, text which is on the 1st grade level.
Use various strategies to unlock text and correct reading errors, for example: read ahead, read behind, use picture clues, meaning of the sentence, part of speech needed to make sense.
Read and understand personal and make-believe stories on 1st grade level.
Read and understand factual information on 1st grade level.
Tell how information and events of stories connect to real life experiences.
Read, understand, and follow written directions.
Make predictions about what will happen next in a story, and give reasons to support the prediction.
Answer the "how", "why", and "what-if" questions in personal and make-believe stories, and factual information (non-fiction).
Retell stories and other information in own words.
Act out a story.
Provide details when answering the "what", "when", "where", and "how" questions.
Use newly learned words when talking and writing.
Read and know the differences of a variety of text, for example: storybooks, poems, newspapers, telephone books, signs, notices.
Use ABC order when using a picture dictionary.
Compare and contrast books (tell how they are alike and different).