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Skills available for Manitoba grade 1 English language arts curriculum

IXL's grade 1 skills will be aligned to the Manitoba Curriculum soon! Until then, you can view a complete list of grade 1 objectives below.

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4 Students will listen, speak, read, write, view, and represent to enhance the clarity and artistry of communication.

  • 4.1 Generate and Focus

    • 4.1.1 Contribute ideas from personal experiences for oral, written, and visual texts.

    • 4.1.2 Share ideas and experiences through talking, storytelling, pictures, singing, illustrations, and print.

    • 4.1.3 Organize print and pictures to express ideas and tell stories.

  • 4.2 Enhance and Improve

    • 4.2.1 Demonstrate interest in and suggest enhancements for own and others' work and presentations.

    • 4.2.2 Rephrase and represent to clarify ideas.

    • 4.2.3 Strive for consistency in letter size and shape; print letters legibly from left to right horizontally, using lines on a page as a guide; explore and use the keyboard to produce text.

    • 4.2.4 Experiment with words and sentence patterns using specific structures [such as pocket charts, language experience charts, frame sentences, sentence strips...].

    • 4.2.5 Add captions and details to own stories and drawings.

  • 4.3 Attend to Conventions

    • 4.3.1 Check for completeness of work and add details and enhancements.

    • 4.3.2 Use sound-symbol relationships and visual memory to spell familiar words.

    • 4.3.3 Capitalize the first letters of names, the beginnings of statements, and the pronoun "I"; use periods.

  • 4.4 Present and Share

    • 4.4.1 Share information and ideas in a brief presentation to a familiar audience; use illustrations and other materials to aid the presentation.

    • 4.4.2 Present information and ideas in sentences.

    • 4.4.3 Demonstrate active listening and viewing skills and strategies [such as giving non-verbal encouragement, asking questions...].