Grade 1: Module 1: Cycle 1 | EL Education Curriculum

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Grade 1: Module 1: Cycle 1

In this Cycle

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Phonemes Introduced in This Cycle

Review of Kindergarten RF.2 and RF.3 standards

High-Frequency Words

N/A , Introductory Cycle

Instructional Practices

A variety of activities introduce and review material and routines during this introductory cycle.

Cycle Word List

In this cycle, students review Reading Foundations skills from Kindergarten including hearing and counting syllables, rhyming, identifying onset and rime, segmenting and blending individual phonemes, identifying the position of phonemes, and substituting phonemes in spoken words. It also reviews decoding VC (vowel, consonant) and CVC (consonant, vowel, consonant) words from the end of Kindergarten.  For the full cycle overview with word list, Cycle-at-a-Glance and teaching notes, download the cycle overview.

Spoken

more
open
explore
door
adventure

Written

can
lap
mat
rip
sit
cup
run
mop
hot
let

Engagement Text and Decodable Readers

The text listed below can be utilized to reinforce the skills taught in the cycle.  Teachers can use the text to have students apply their learning during small group work or teacher-led groups.  By focusing on the skills/patterns being taught, students can apply their learning to text.  A list of activities to consider with the text are listed in the activity section. 

Poem: "Open a Book, Unlock a Door"
I want an adventure, new lands to explore
So I open a book to unlock a door.
Today I'm a knight, tomorrow a frog.
Sleep in a castle, hide in a log.
A mystery to solve, turn the page to learn more.
I open a book to unlock a door.

By Laura

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