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).