Basic Language Skills (Curriculum Pack)
Basic Language Skills strengthens your student’s reading and writing skills through practical, hands-on instruction! Designed for 1st grade students who have completed either Foundations Phonics or another phonics program, Basic Language Skills utilizes fun lessons and engaging storybooks to explore reading, writing, punctuation, and capitalization. This first grade language arts program will also foster your student’s awareness of details and enhance their ability to communicate as they read, write, and explore the world around them!
Inspire a Love for Reading!
Your student has learned to read—now they are ready to experience the excitement of reading real books for themselves! Basic Language Skills utilizes engaging, beautifully illustrated storybooks to encourage, inspire, and grow your student’s love for reading!
Through Charlie and Trike in the Grand Canyon Adventure, Not Too Small at All, and A Special Door, young students will explore the Grand Canyon, discover that God has a purpose for each of us, and learn how Salvation was illustrated through a very special door!
As student’s progress through this course they will:
- Strengthen communication skills
- Read engaging stories from real books
- Learn trickier vowels & blends
- Practice writing words and sentences
- Create their own dictionary
- and more!
Easy on Parents, Fun for Students!
Through the pages of real books, interactive lessons, worksheets, and creating their own dictionary, students will discover the wonder of reading and communicating! Basic Language Skills features easy-to-follow, guided lessons and includes a daily schedule for completing the course in either a full or a half year:
- Half Year: For students who have completed Foundations Phonics or another phonics program during the first semester of the school year.
- Full Year: For students who completed a phonics program in kindergarten and are ready to begin Basic Language Skills in 1st grade.
Basic Language Skills Curriculum Pack Includes:
Basic Language Skills Teacher Guide
- Flexible Daily Schedule
- Answer Key
- Perforated, 3-hole punched
Not Too Small At All
With a world that is so big all around them, young children can be overwhelmed by the thought of trying to accomplish anything. Follow the charming story of Grandpa Mouse's journey to the ark as children see how they too can accomplish big things despite (or even because of!) their small size.
Charlie & Trike in the Grand Canyon Adventure
Meet Charlie, an ever-inquisitive monkey, and his best friend Trike, a calm ceratopsian dinosaur with vital faith answers, as they wind their way along the rim of the Grand Canyon, and take a mule trip with their guide Captain Wes down into this incredible landscape. Experience the adventure each time you read this unforgettable book with its pull-out features, maps, flaps, and a panoramic three-page Canyon drawing!
A Special Door
Students will discover how Noah’s ark echoes other concepts related to Jesus in this wonderful story designed to entertain and educate. A Special Door is a unique presentation that highlights the link between the biblical account of Noah and the powerful need for a personal savior in Jesus Christ through easy-to-understand rhymes. This fun and interactive story features beautiful illustrations and flaps to open revealing the text, creating an experience that will delight young readers!
- 20-30 minutes per lesson, 3-5x per week
- Recommended Grade Level: 1
|Title||Basic Language Skills (Curriculum Pack)|
|Page Count||4 Books Included|
|Publisher||New Leaf Publishing Group, Inc.|
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