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Who Was Dorothy Pitman Hughes?
Who Was Dorothy Pitman Hughes?
Lesson Plan
Who Was Dorothy Pitman Hughes?
This lesson plan teaches students about Dorothy Pitman Hughes, a black human rights activist, feminist, and child-care advocate. First, students will read a short passage, and then they will answer questions about important details from the text. Created for first graders and second graders, this engaging lesson helps build students' vocabulary and informational writing skills.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
Graphic Organizer Template: Web of Words
Graphic Organizer Template: Web of Words
Worksheet
Graphic Organizer Template: Web of Words
As students read nonfiction books, have them think which important words teach about the main topic. At the end of this activity, students will have made a web of vocabulary words!
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Classifying Visual Text Features
Classifying Visual Text Features
Worksheet
Classifying Visual Text Features
Use this worksheet to give your students confidence in reading nonfiction texts by familiarizing them with visual elements like diagrams, photographs, illustrations, and charts.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Comprehension Chart
Comprehension Chart
Worksheet
Comprehension Chart
In this language arts worksheet, students read a nonfiction text then represent what they read by creating a helpful chart.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
The Tortoise and the Ducks
The Tortoise and the Ducks
Worksheet
The Tortoise and the Ducks
In this classic fable by Aesop, the tortoise learns an important lesson when he catches a ride into the sky with a duck. Exposing kids to classic texts like "The Tortoise and the Duck" is a great way to give them important reading practice.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Brainstorm Before Reading
Brainstorm Before Reading
Worksheet
Brainstorm Before Reading
Set students up for success when reading nonfiction by having them brainstorm what they already know about a topic. Students will use this simple graphic organizer to record things they know and want to know before diving into their book to learn more.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
The Sleeping Beauty
The Sleeping Beauty
Worksheet
The Sleeping Beauty
First graders will gain exposure to the classic text by Charles Perrault, "The Sleeping Beauty", with this worksheet. After reading the story, kids are tasked with reading comprehension questions about what they read.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Why Do We Vote?
Why Do We Vote?
Worksheet
Why Do We Vote?
This social studies worksheet is a great way to encourage the next generation to understand the value and impact of voting while helping learners practice reading comprehension strategies.
1st grade
Social studies
Worksheet
Teach Me How To...
Teach Me How To...
Worksheet
Teach Me How To...
We all want to learn new skills! This worksheet engages students in thinking about what they’d like to learn to do or make, all while learning about nonfiction texts.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Dictionaries & Definitions
Dictionaries & Definitions
Lesson Plan
Dictionaries & Definitions
In this lesson, students will practice defining words by making their own vocabulary cards. This lesson plan can be used alone or with the Mini Dictionaries lesson plan.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
Read the Pictures
Read the Pictures
Worksheet
Read the Pictures
This worksheet helps students learn from pictures and captions in nonfiction texts while also answering comprehension questions.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Where Are the Text Features?
Where Are the Text Features?
Worksheet
Where Are the Text Features?
This worksheet prompts students to identify and find different text features to build their reading comprehension skills.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Question Keeper
Question Keeper
Worksheet
Question Keeper
As students begin to read independently, they may have questions about what they read. These questions should be encouraged! Have students record their questions about their reading or any unknown words on this graphic organizer.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Most Likely to Happen
Most Likely to Happen
Worksheet
Most Likely to Happen
Engage kids in reading before they even start! This fun worksheet encourages students to make predictions about what books will be about just by glancing at the cover and contents.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Connections, Evidence, Oh My!
Connections, Evidence, Oh My!
Worksheet
Connections, Evidence, Oh My!
This worksheet teaches students to locate key ideas, provide evidence, and make connections in nonfiction texts.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Question Tracker
Question Tracker
Worksheet
Question Tracker
Have students record questions on sticky notes as they are reading, then they'll compile them all on this helpful worksheet before tracking down and recording their answers.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Christmas in Mexico
Christmas in Mexico
Worksheet
Christmas in Mexico
If you're good in Mexico, the Three Wise Men might come on Christmas Day and leave you candy and money!
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Idea Connector
Idea Connector
Worksheet
Idea Connector
This worksheet helps students identify and make connections between key ideas in nonfiction readings.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
 The Best Book You Could Imagine
The Best Book You Could Imagine
Worksheet
The Best Book You Could Imagine
Students become authors as they dream up the best book ever with this worksheet.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Christmas in New Zealand
Christmas in New Zealand
Worksheet
Christmas in New Zealand
Can you imagine celebrating Christmas in the summer? That's what the people in New Zealand do!
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Vocabulary Backpack
Vocabulary Backpack
Worksheet
Vocabulary Backpack
The words you learn from reading can go with you wherever you go! As students read nonfiction books, have them add the new words they learn — along with their definitions — to this vocabulary backpack!
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Facts, Facts, Facts
Facts, Facts, Facts
Worksheet
Facts, Facts, Facts
As students read nonfiction books, have them keep track of the fun facts they're learning using this graphic organizer. After collecting five interesting facts in the bubbles, students can use them to write a summary of the book.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
New Nonfiction Words Bookmark
New Nonfiction Words Bookmark
Worksheet
New Nonfiction Words Bookmark
Have your students record new words they come across on this bookmark and jot down what they think they mean.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Summary to Speech
Summary to Speech
Worksheet
Summary to Speech
Engage students in reading by having them share about the nonfiction books they read. In this activity, students write a summary—in speech form!—of a book that they read. For added fun, have them give their speeches to a partner—or even the whole class!
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Reading Partners Record!
Reading Partners Record!
Worksheet
Reading Partners Record!
Engage students in reading by having them share about the nonfiction books they read. This activity will get students talking, listening, and writing! They'll take turns sharing about the book they've read before writing a summary of their partner's book.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet