1st Grade Spelling

The 1st Grade Connect Spelling Course includes 30 units designed to give the students the background knowledge to comfortably tackle most spelling words, even words they’ve never seen. This also enhances their ability to write creatively.

Each unit includes:

  • The take home list with instructions of the word pattern for that week, along with what is not phonetic in yellow and red words
  • Worksheets to go over the words with the entire class at once
  • Shapes worksheet
  • Scrambled words worksheet
  • Word search worksheet
  • Cloze worksheet (not in early units)
  • Ideas on how to incorporate tactile methods each week for green, yellow, and red words
  • Songs are you may use to sing the yellow and red words

Table of Contents

  • Free! Dyslexic Training Basics
  • Free! Sand Tray Directions and Answer Key
  • Unit 1 – 6 – Sight Words
  • Unit 7 – Closed Syllable (short vowels)
  • Unit 8 – Closed Syllable (ff. ll. ss. zz. )
  • Unit 9 – Closed Syllable (ck)
  • Unit 10 – Review Words
  • Free! Unit 11 – Magic E
  • Unit 12 – Magic E
  • Unit 13 – Blends
  • Unit 14- Ending Blends
  • Unit 15 – Ends in Y
  • Unit 16 – Ends in Y ₂
  • Unit 17 – Bossy R
  • Unit 18 – Bossy R ₂
  • Unit 19 – H brothers
  • Unit 20 – Gretchen (tch)
  • Unit 21 – Vowel Team (ai ay)
  • Unit 22 – Vowel Team (ea ee)
  • Unit 23 – Vowel Team (oa, oe, ow))
  • Unit 24 – Vowel Team (ie, ue, ui)
  • Unit 25 – Second Sound of C
  • Unit 26 – Turtle Syllable
  • Unit 27 – Blends (review)
  • Unit 28 – Magic E (review)
  • Unit 29 – Contractions
  • Unit 30 – Bossy R (review)