University of Iowa

Phonological Awareness - Grade 1 Students

Blend, segment, and count sounds and syllables in words (RF.1.2)

  • Blend and segment words of up to 5 phonemes that include consonant clusters
  • Identify syllables in words
  • Blend and segment syllables in words

Identify and manipulate sounds and syllables in spoken words (RF.1.2)

  • Recognize and produce alliterations
  • Distinguish between long and short vowel sounds in one-syllable words
  • Add, change, or remove individual phonemes in words
  • Manipulates syllables within a multi syllabic word