Level 1 Skills and Sample Card

The front and back of the card pictured below is from the Phonics section of Level 1. The card number is 3B covering "Initial Consonant d" for students at grade level with difficulty.  The actual size of the card is 6 inches by 9 inches. Click to return to [Kit Summary] page.

Phonics Front Phonics Back

Reading Skills work cards are packaged in kits appropriate for each grade level. The Scope and Sequence below outlines the topics covered in Level 1.  Three cards are assigned to each topic; study questions are easy on the first card and are increasingly challenging on the other two cards. For instance, "Initial Consonant b" is the topic of three cards, "Initial Consonant c" another three and so on.

Level 1: Phonics

Phonics: Initial Consonant b,c,d,f,g,h,j,k,l,m,n,p,r,s,t,v,w,y,z
Phonics: Final Consonant d,k,l,m,n,p,r,t,x
Long Vowel: a,e,i,o,u
Short Vowel: a,e,i,o,u
Initial Blend: sp,st,sl,sm,sw,spr,fl,bl,cl,tr,gr,cr,fr
Initial Digraph: ch,sh,wh
Final Part: st,ng,ch,ck,ll
Vowel Combination: ee,ay,ow(cow),ow(low),ew
R Controlled Vowel: ar,er,ir,ur

Level 1: Word Structure

Nouns Ending in: s, es
Verbs Ending in: s, ed, ing
Compound Words, Adverbial Suffix ly, Noun Suffix er
Possessive Nouns s, Adjectives Ending in, er, est

Level 1: Vocabulary

Identifying Words Using Picture Clues
Identifying Words Using Context Clues
Identifying Words Using Definitions
Antonyms, Synonyms, Rhyming Words

Level 1: Comprehension

Recognizing Main Ideas through Pictures
Identifying the Main Idea Using Illustrations
Identifying the Main Idea Using Supporting Ideas
Rewording the Main Idea, Titling Using the Main Idea
Sequence of Pictures, Sequencing of Events Using Sentences
Using Key Words, Identifying The Speaker, Interpreting Feelings
Reacting Personally, Comparing and Contrasting
Comparisons, Identifying Conclusions, Inference

Level 1: Research and Study Skills

Using a Table of Contents, Alphabetical Order
Skimming & Rereading for Details, Using Context Clues
Persons as Sources, Generalization, Following Directions
Classifying Words and Pictures