Give your young writer a chance to practice procedural writing by sharing how to complete a simple recipe of their choosing. Having students consider each step of a process sets them up for success when writing how-to books.
Help students prepare for reader’s workshop and practice reading comprehension by sharing about books they’ve read. After taking turns telling a partner all about their chosen books, students will write or draw about what their partner shared.
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.
Who doesn't love sharing about a good book? Your students will love writing and drawing about their books in this reading comprehension activity. After students read independently, have them share about what they read using this fun worksheet.
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.
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.