Early Literacy

This webpage is designed to be a one-stop-shop of free, online games and activities to help students learn and practice important early literacy skills specified by the Renaissance STAR Early Literacy program! Most of the links below - when in - contain links to other games and activities, so students may need to be advised to use only the activities you specify from this webpage. Also, some may need guidance while using these awesome programs. 
Please click here for the Renaissance Early Literacy Skills Definitions.
Courtesy of Mari Chong from RocklinUSD for the organization and putting together of this webpage.
 
 

General Readiness

 SKILLS NO. ACTIVITY  ACTIVITY ACTIVITY ACTIVITY
Differentiating Letters  1    Literacy Center  Sky Riding  
 Differentiating Words from Letters 2
  Reading Roundup   Word Magic ICT Games 
 Comparing Word Length (written) 3
       
 Differentiating Shapes 4
 Krog's Shapes Loading Shapes   Same or Different  
 Recognizing Position Words 5
 Location of Objects  PBS Stories
Pig and her house
   
 Matching Numbers & Objects 6
 Fishy Count

Big Sea Count
 Count to 10

Thumble Dots
Count 11 to 20
with Mrs. Chong!
Caterpillar Count

Literacy Center 
 Differentiating Word Pairs 7
     Sight Words Magic E Adventures
Use second portion 
Completing sequences  8
 What Comes Next?  Color Sequence    
 Identifying word boundaries
(Number of words in a sentence)
9
       

Graphonemic

 SKILLS NO. ACTIVITY  ACTIVITY ACTIVITY ACTIVITY
Naming letters
10 ABC's with Sound & More
 Alphabet Practice Literacy Center
Sounds Fun
Recognizing alphabetic sequence
11
Alphabet Bears
  

Watermelon
ABC Recognition

Place the letters in order
Using alphabetical (word) order
12
Choose Alphabetical Order 1 Game
 Alphabetical Adventure
 Alphabetize
 Recognizing letter sounds 13  Loosey Goosey Chicken Coop w/sound   ABC Match

Beginning Sound
Pounce 
 Matching uppercase and lowercase letters  14 Match baby letter to parent letter
 
Literacy Center   Monkey Match

Comprehension