This flowery lesson has students filling in daisy-shaped graphic organizers with story details. Your young readers will love improving their comprehension skills with this lesson's creative activities.
Mae Jemison was the first African American female astronaut to enter space. Use the Get to Know Mae Jemison lesson plan to learn more about this famous scientist. Children will then read and write about her, and create their own paper rocket.
Get ready to learn all about animals! In this week, students will learn about animals that live in different habitats. They will connect to literacy through classic stories like the *Three Little Pigs* and *The Very Hungry Caterpillar.*
After independent reading, have students record and reflect. Young readers will demonstrate their ability to summarize and respond to their reading, and a log is a fun way for them to track their progress. Make copies of this log to use again and again!
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.
In this lesson, students will look at picture clues to determine the topic of texts. ELs will build vocabulary and language skills by working with partners to discuss and represent texts using drawings.
It’s time to put your prediction power to work! However, no one prediction is guaranteed to be correct. In this worksheet, students come up with three possible things that might happen in the book they select.
Familiarity with different types of texts is an important part of the first grade reading curriculum. In this worksheet, kids read Christina Rossetti's famous poem, "Caterpillar" and then answer questions about what they read.
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.
Get ready to read! Set students up for success by showing them how to preview texts before reading. Young readers are challenged to predict what the book is about using the title and illustrations before diving into the story.
Support students to construct summaries of informational books by using the sentence frames on this handy worksheet. Your students will get useful practice retelling what they've learned from their nonfiction reading.
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.