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Language Smarts Level B - gr 1 (Color)

$42.99

Item#: 01001BBP
 Type:Student Content w/Answer Guide
 Media:Paperback Book
 License:Reproducible
Grade(s): 1
Subject: Language Arts

ISBN: 0-89455-889-7
Activities: 2100
Pages: 352

Escape from boring language arts drill!

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Description & Features

This 352 page book teaches the language arts concepts and skills students are expected to know in first grade. It also introduces several skills and concepts normally taught in second grade. This fun, mind building book teaches standards-based language arts and develops critical thinking skills. Language Smarts™ can serve as a core curriculum for language arts or as a supplemental resource. Empower your child's mind as you improve their vocabulary, grammar, punctuation, reading, and writing skills.

Develop critical thinking skills and language arts skills through different genres: Common Phrases, Palindromes, Pangrams, Mnemonics, Nursery Rhymes, Poems, Folk Tales (Fairy Tales and Fables), Fiction, Non-fiction, Reality, Fantasy, Rhyme, Riddle, and Word Play.
  Visual Skills: sequencing; compare/contrast; interpret and apply pictures, captions, diagrams, charts, and graphs; literal thinking; number-word sentences and expressions.
  Phonological and Phonemic Awareness: blend sounds to make words; identify, segment, and combine syllables in words; recognize and produce rhyming words; identify initial, final, and medial letter sounds; classify vowel/consonant, rhyming and non-rhyming words; recognize and categorize word families.
  Comprehension: predict; sequence/summarize; draw conclusions, make predictions, and identify facts and inferences; compare/contrast; follow logical reasoning; synthesize illustration/text information, and cause/effect; identify and analyze characters/conflict; context clues; ordering; problem/resolution; recall details; restate; identify and describe setting; summarize important ideas/events and supporting details; identify theme/topic, purpose, and main idea.
  Fluency and Flexibility with word meanings and associations to improve spelling, vocabulary, and reading through evaluating antonyms, synonyms, homonyms, homophones, prefixes, suffixes, and root words.
  Word Relationships: classify word groups; form pairs of related items; identify and classify types of analogous relationships; select and supply words and word pairs to complete relationships.
 

Grammar, punctuation, spelling, and capitalization skills: through single-skill practice with guided, gradual instruction and practice, and mixed-skills practice.

Table of Contents

Uppercase Letters
Lowercase Letters
Alphabet
Letters
Vowels
Sometimes Y
Short Vowels
Long Vowels
Long and Short Vowels
Vowel Digraphs
Vowel Diphthongs
R-Controlled Vowels
Silent E
Single Sound Consonants
Consonant Blends
Consonant Digraphs
Silent Consonants
Word Patterns
A or An
Editor In Chief
Syllables
Word Families
Rhymes
Contractions
Compound Words
High Frequency Words
Nouns
Verbs
Verb Tenses
Editor In Chief
Noun-Verb Agreement
Editor In Chief
Possessive Nouns
Editor In Chief
Subject and Predicate
Sentences
Sentence Fragments
Editor In Chief
Run-On Sentences
Editor In Chief
Noun or Pronoun
Am, Is, and Are
Editor In Chief
Was and Were
Editor In Chief
Me and I
Editor In Chief
Double Negatives
Editor In Chief
Comparing
Editor In Chief
Sentence Detective
Singular and Plural
Editor In Chief
Synonyms
Antonyms
Synonyms and Antonyms
Homophones
Homographs
Homophones and Homographs
Synonyms, Antonyms, Homophones, and Homographs
Compare and Contrast
Rhyme and Riddle
Categorizing
Ordering
Sequencing
Deductive Reasoning
Number Word Expressions
Capitalization
Editor In Chief
Punctuation
Editor In Chief
Context Clues
Facts and Inferences
Prediction
Setting
Characters
Topic and Main Idea
Cause and Effect
Poems
Fiction and Nonfiction
Writing
Answers


Skills

Visual Skills
  • Sequencing
  • Compare/contrast
  • Interpret and apply pictures, captions, diagrams, charts, and graphs
  • Literal thinking
  • Number-word sentences and expressions
Phonological & Phonemic Awareness
  • Blend sounds to make words; identify, segment, and combine syllables in words
  • Identify initial, final, and medial letter sounds
  • Classify vowel/consonant, rhyming and non-rhyming words
  • Recognize and categorize word families
Grammar, Punctuation, Spelling, & Capitalization
  • Through single-skill practice with guided, gradual instruction and practice, and mixed-skills practice
Comprehension
  • Predict
  • Sequence/summarize
  • Draw conclusions, make predictions, and identify facts and inferences
  • Follow logical reasoning
  • Synthesize illustration/text information, and cause/effect
  • Identify and describe setting
  • Summarize important ideas/events and supporting details
  • Identify theme/topic, purpose, and main idea
Fluency & Flexibility
  • Fluency and flexibility with word meanings and associations to improve: spelling, vocabulary, and reading through evaluating antonyms, synonyms, homonyms, homophones, prefixes, suffixes, and root words
Word Relationships
  • Classify word groups
  • Form pairs of related items
  • Identify and classify types of analogous relationships
  • Select and supply words and word pairs to complete relationships

Language Smarts guarantees top performance on assessment tests, including:

Criterion Reference Test (CRT)
Iowa Tests of Basic Skills® (ITBS®)
OLSAT-Otis Lennon Scholastic Abilities Test
California Achievement Test (CAT)
and many more!


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  • Model: 01001BBP
  • Manufactured by: The Critical Thinking Company


This product was added to our catalog on Saturday 05 January, 2008.

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