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.
Kindergarteners will write about their favorite foods with this journal worksheet. This activity will develop your students' writing and brainstorming skills while challenging them to fill up the entire page with words!
Use this printable booklet to introduce children to the inspiring story of Katherine Johnson, a barrier-breaking NASA mathematician, while building their vocabulary and boosting reading and writing skills.
Paragraph Frame Worksheet for Fictional Text Retell
Use this paragraph frame worksheet to support ELs as they navigate through the process of retelling text using transition words. This template can be used as a scaffold for any fictional text in the classroom!
Our first grade reading worksheets help young readers work on essential early reading skills. These printable reading worksheets allow kids to build their vocabulary, read short narratives, practice reading comprehension, and more. From bingo to word matching to flashcards, we have multiple ways to make learning to read fun. You can also check out our first grade writing worksheets for more practice.
Tips for Teaching First Grade Reading
First grade reading is an important phase in your child's literacy development. Not only does it build upon the phonics skills introduced in kindergarten, but it prepares children for chapter books in second grade. For more support with phonics, check out our phonics worksheets. By the end of first grade, early readers should be able to:
Interpret illustrations in order to make meaning about a text.
Decode unknown words.
Determine cause and effect within various texts.
Question the author's meaning.
Predict what they think will happen next in a story.