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Grade One Virtual Training

Learn how to use the Letterland Grade 1 Teacher’s Guide, character letter-sound stories, alphabet and handwriting songs, placement and progress monitoring assessments, and all the instructional materials that come with the Letterland program. You will also be introduced to the supplemental intervention lessons. The session covers:

Pre-work

  • Weekly 5-day unit plan
  • Short Vowel Word Families
  • Consonant Blends
  • Magic E
  • Long Vowel Teams
  • Dipthongs
  • R-controlled spelling patterns
  • Assessment & Intervention
  1. View Lift-off to Letterland Introductory Sessions (30 minute video)

2. Familiarize yourself with the Letterland characters, their sounds & shapes.

3. Download the handouts needed for the sessions.

4. Tab and label your Teacher's Guide with the following pages:

  • Contents
  • Downloadable Resources
  • Scope & Sequence
  • Guide to Quick Coding
  • 5 Day Unit Plan Section Page
  • 5 Day Unit Plan - Day 1
  • 5 Day Unit Plan - Day 2
  • 5 Day Unit Plan - Day 3
  • 5 Day Unit Plan - Day 4
  • 5 Day Unit Plan - Day 5
  • Section 2 Page
  • Section 2 - Unit A
  • Section 2 - Unit 11
  • Section 3 – Assessment & Small Group Intervention Section page
  • Section 3 – Small Group Intervention
  • Section 3 – Day 5 Spelling Assessment
  • Section 4 Appendix Section page
  • Section 4 – Teaching tricks & strategies
  • Glossary of Terms

5. Please have materials such as white boards, markers and sticky notes available, as well as note taking materials for use during the session.