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!
With this Have Fun Reading Choice Board, budding bookworms can choose from a variety of engaging reading-based activities, from reading in a cozy blanket fort to drawing or acting out their favorite part of a story.
Have your first graders conquered the compound word? It's time to find out! Use this quick reading assessment to evaluate your students’ abilities to read compound words, such as sunflower, bookcase, and cowboy.
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.
Being able to identify when and where a story takes place is an important skill for young readers. After reading fiction books, check students’ comprehension by having them draw the setting of the story in this fun reading comprehension activity.
Mastering vowel sounds is an important step on the path to reading! Use this one-on-one assessment to gauge your first graders' knowledge of words that have a long A sound by having them read these sight words aloud.