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Grade 1: Language: The Start

A selection of resources available to support teaching and learning the Ontario Curriculum expectations for Grade 1 Language.

Thank you to Carolyn Goddard for her research and contributions to this guide.

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Welcome to the Grade 1 study guide for language!

Use this study guide to help you develop language skills that are essential for you to learn ideas and information, interact with others socially, share your ideas, and demonstrate your understanding of learning.

Have fun exploring and learning with videos, games, books, and ebooks!


How Do I Choose A Book?

   Open book with images of a hot air balloon, plane, elephant and rocket ship bursting from the pages.

A good children's book

  • stimulates interest in children
  • has fun language, rhythm, rhyme and patterns
  • clear print and interesting pictures
  • gets children interested and involved in the story

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General Computer Resources

The puppet show based on the story "Frederick"by Leo Lionni is performed by Michael Shannon from the Chicago Children's Theatre.

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