The University of Iowa

Phonological Awareness - Grade 1 Students

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

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

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, regardless of position (initial, medial, final)