NGLS Standards for Reading: Foundational Skills Worksheets

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Reading with Expression Extension Activity

Reading can be challenging, but it can also be FUN! Transform reading into a performance with our Reading with Expression Packet! This resource invites students to explore the world of storytelling through expressive reading in a series of exercises which build up to independent and collaborative practice opportunities. This is…

Letters A-Z Words for Kids

Words for Kids (A-Z Word Lists)

Below you’ll find links to each of our word lists for kids, broken out by letters of the alphabet. The lists you’ll find are designed to copy and paste into various activities you might be creating for your classroom or at home. We’ve also written a short narrative story before…

3rd Grade Spelling Words

Welcome to our 3rd Grade Spelling Words section! The spelling program consists of 36 weeks of structured lessons, each focusing on specific phonics skills. The program begins with CVC multi-syllable words in Weeks 1-3, followed by CVCe word endings and vowel patterns in Weeks 4-9. Weeks 10-15 cover base words…

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ABC Charts

ABC charts serve multiple purposes in early education and language learning. They aid in letter recognition and recall, as children visually associate each letter with its shape. Pairing letters with images or words helps develop phonetic awareness, connecting letters to their corresponding sounds. ABC charts also introduce new vocabulary words,…

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Kindergarten Spelling Words

Our kindergarten spelling words are broken down into a scope and sequence across 36 weeks to take you from the beginning of school through the whole school year! As you can see by the curriculum sheet, we start off the program with beginning sounds (week 1-3), then move on to…

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1st Grade Spelling Words

Our 1st grade spelling words are broken down into a convenient scope and sequence across 36 weeks to take you through the whole school year! As you can see by the scope and sequence sheet, we start off the program with a CVC words review (weeks 1-3), then moving on…

Phonemic Awareness Blend Words Worksheet

Blend Words Worksheets

As readers grow, they are able to access and understand more complex language. After achieving success with letter sound correspondence, young readers should begin with the process of blending sounds in monosyllabic (single syllable) words. After that, readers can graduate to learning words that contain consonant blends, which are two…

Letter sound correspondence matching activity

Letter Sound Correspondence Worksheets

Letter sound correspondence refers to the relationship between letters and the sounds they make. Letter sound correspondence is, without a doubt, an essential part of developing literacy skills. Through alphabet study and phonemic awareness, readers can make connections between what letters look like and how they sound. As readers grow…

Change the sound word families phonemic awareness worksheet

Word Families Worksheets and Word Lists

Word families are an important part of learning to read because they can enable new readers to grasp the patterns and connections within a language. Word families allow readers to expand their vocabulary, enhance their reading fluency, and become confident readers and writers. Below, you’ll find printable word families worksheets and…

Segmenting phonemic awareness activity

Phoneme Segmentation Worksheets

A phoneme is a distinct unit of sound. Phoneme segmentation is a worthy practice that can aid a young reader’s ability to become a proficient and confident reader and writer. By understanding and practicing phoneme segmentation, early readers can break down (segment) words into individual sounds or phonemes, which helps…