R-Controlled Vowels: Ir, Er, & Ur

R-Controlled Vowels: Ir, Er & Ur

Write words containing 'ir", "er", and "ur" on index cards. Ask your child to sort them by vowel pattern. What do they notice? What sound do these words have in common? How are they different?
Write "ir", "er", and "ur" on index cards, and create three categories on a pocket chart. Brainstorm words that contain these spelling patterns, and record student ideas on index cards. Invite students to categorize words in the pocket chart according to spelling as a whole class or small group activity.
Er, Ir, Ur Words
Er, Ir, Ur Words
Worksheet
Er, Ir, Ur Words
In this phonics worksheet, children practice identifying r-controlled vowels in 12 sentences.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Find the Missing -er, -ir-, ur Letters
Find the Missing -er, -ir-, ur Letters
Worksheet
Find the Missing -er, -ir-, ur Letters
Use this entertaining missing letters worksheet with your students to practice reading r-controlled vowel combinations that say -er!
1st grade
Worksheet
Write the Sight Words:
Write the Sight Words: "Were"
Worksheet
Write the Sight Words: "Were"
Looking for a phonics worksheet to help your child with sight words? This printable will give him practice with the word "were".
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Write the Sight Words:
Write the Sight Words: "Her"
Worksheet
Write the Sight Words: "Her"
Help your child learn the sight word "her" with this printable phonics worksheet.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Read and Match the R-Controlled Vowels
Read and Match the R-Controlled Vowels
Worksheet
Read and Match the R-Controlled Vowels
Use this read-and-match activity with your students to practice reading r-controlled vowel combinations.
1st grade
Worksheet
R-Controlled Vowels
R-Controlled Vowels
Worksheet
R-Controlled Vowels
R-controlled vowels can be tricky, but they provide a great way to help kids expand their phonics skills!
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet

Place Value: Tens and Ones

Place Value: Tens and Ones

Studying place value is easier and more fun with physical objects. Play with blocks or counting cubes to help build your child's understanding of tens and ones.
When teaching place value, give students ample time to build numbers with base-ten blocks and linking cubes.
Counting Tens and Ones
Counting Tens and Ones
Worksheet
Counting Tens and Ones
Who says learning place value has to be hard? This counting worksheet makes it as easy as 1-2-3!
1st grade
Math
Worksheet
Quincy's Place Value
Quincy's Place Value
Worksheet
Quincy's Place Value
For each two-digit number on this first grade math worksheet, kids determine the place value of each digit, then write each digit in the tens or ones column.
1st grade
Math
Worksheet
You're a Number Maker!
You're a Number Maker!
Worksheet
You're a Number Maker!
Engage your students in learning about place value by having them make their very own numbers! Students will have fun drawing out tens and ones to create any number they wish with this creative math worksheet.
1st grade
Math
Worksheet
Place Value Blocks
Place Value Blocks
Game
Place Value Blocks
Kids must count up tens and ones to identify the number in this place value game.
1st grade
Math
Game
Place Value Party
Place Value Party
Lesson plan
Place Value Party
Now that your first graders are able to count consecutively, introduce them to the tens and ones place values. Using tens and ones blocks will make math easy and fun for everyone!
1st grade
Math
Lesson plan
Race to 100
Race to 100
Lesson plan
Race to 100
Build a strong foundation in place value with a fun game where students create groups of ten as they race to 100. Can be used alone or with the lesson plan **Place Value Party.**
1st grade
Math
Lesson plan

Reading Comprehension

Reading Comprehension

When reading fiction books, invite your child to describe the main character. Who are they? What do they look like? Where do they live? How do they spend their time? What are their interests and passions?
When reading fiction books, invite students to describe the main character. Who are they? What do they look like? Where do they live? How do they spend their time? What are their interests and passions?
Rapunzel Story Map
Rapunzel Story Map
Worksheet
Rapunzel Story Map
Have your little ones test their knowledge of "Rapunzel" with this whimsical story map, which includes space for them to write the problem, solution, setting, and more.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
What is a Character Trait?
What is a Character Trait?
Activity
What is a Character Trait?
Who are the people young readers meet in their books? This reading activity will help your first grader build important comprehension skills.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Activity
Fiction Comprehension: Characters
Fiction Comprehension: Characters
Worksheet
Fiction Comprehension: Characters
Use this worksheet to record how a character is feeling at the beginning, middle, and end of a story.
1st grade
Worksheet
What Happened?
What Happened?
Lesson plan
What Happened?
Help your students' story telling abilities grow with this lesson that helps them recount what happened in a story and has them point out key details.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson plan
Learn Story Elements
Learn Story Elements
Lesson plan
Learn Story Elements
Through this lesson, your students will use academic vocabulary to discuss character traits, author's purpose, and the sequence of events in a story.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson plan
At The Fair: Level G
At The Fair: Level G
Story
At The Fair: Level G
Tag along with Bobby in this leveled book about a visit to the fair that uses age-appropriate language and sentences to engage your reader and help them master skills.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Story

Realistic Fiction: Characters

Realistic Fiction: Characters

Have your child describe their main character in detail before beginning to write a realistic fiction story. Who is the main character, and how do they spend their time?
Promote meaningful character development by encouraging students to spend time imagining their character. Offer a list of questions: Who are they? What do they look like? Where do they live or spend their time? What do they like to do? What are their interests and passions? Students can develop their character using a graphic organizer before beginning to write their realistic fiction story.
Fiction Character Traits Organizer
Fiction Character Traits Organizer
Worksheet
Fiction Character Traits Organizer
As students write realistic fiction stories, have them think, draw, and take notes about their main character by filling out this graphic organizer.
1st grade
Worksheet
Crafting a Character
Crafting a Character
Lesson plan
Crafting a Character
Your students will use a well-loved story to learn how to create their own detailed characters. This lesson focuses on understanding the pre-writing and planning phase of storytelling.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson plan
You Are a Character!
You Are a Character!
Worksheet
You Are a Character!
What better way to learn about characters in stories than to become one? In this activity, students take on the role of a character as they act out scenes with a partner.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Narrative Writing: Describe Characters
Narrative Writing: Describe Characters
Worksheet
Narrative Writing: Describe Characters
Your students have been working hard on their narrative writing skills! Use this writing assessment to evaluate their abilities to develop and describe characters in their narrative writing texts.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Complete a Story Map
Complete a Story Map
Worksheet
Complete a Story Map
This graphic organizer guides readers to complete a story map of their reading by having them record the characters, setting, problem, and solution.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Write Your Supporting Character
Write Your Supporting Character
Worksheet
Write Your Supporting Character
Kids strengthen their pre-writing skills and learn about character development with this planning worksheet.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
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