Common Core Resources for First Grade:
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Need graphic organizers for each first grade Language Arts Common Core Standard? Need visuals/posters that support the standards?
These graphic organizers are an excellent way to assess your students progress! Each graphic org
Implementing Reading Workshop in the primary classroom.
This resource will help you implement reading workshop in your primary classroom. This 150 page file has everything you need to know in order to effectively implement a reading workshop approach with your rockin’ readers. More importantly, it w
** NEW LOOK, SAME Product ** Are you teaching with the Common Core Standards yet? If you liked my Common Core Graphic Organizers for 2nd Grade, you'll love my 1st Grade Edition! I have dissected the standards and created a resource that is perfect for assessing your students in reading! The graphic
Common Core ELA Assessments Grade 1 (ALL STANDARDS PACK)
*Common Core Graphic Organizers
*Common Core ELA
*Common Core ELA Graphic Organizers
*Common Core Grade 1 ELA
*Common Core First Grade ELA
NEW & IMPROVED GRAPHICS! This packet includes assessment materials for ALL STANDARDS c
Anchor Charts for Reading
These anchor charts are perfect for teaching the Common Core Standards of Reading. They include charts on:
Cause and Effect
Retelling a Story
Realism vs. Fantasy
Close Reading -
ONE-HUNDRED original 1st grade leveled close reading passages and activities perfectly aligned to the Common Core Literature AND Informational reading standards! Each passage falls within the Lexile Level range of 250-580. The Lexile Level is marked at the top of ea
This Reading Foldables Pack contains 21 foldables around 10 different topics as follows:
Main Idea and Details (1 foldable)
Ask and Answer Questions (2 foldables)
Fictional Story Elements (2 foldables)
Cause and Effect (3 foldables)
Character Traits (1 foldable)
Summarizing (3 foldables)
This Bats - Common Core Non-Fiction Unit was created as a Common Core aligned non-fiction unit. There are activities for reading and understanding non-fiction text, informational writing based on understanding and comparing non-fiction text. We created it to help us meet the Common Core standards w
I’m an avid believer in it's not just how much students read that matters, but also what they read. In particular, students need to read and comprehend informational texts as often as they do narrative texts. With that in mind, I created this 102 page Common Core aligned non-fiction resource that cen
Winter Animal Non-Fiction Reading
Reindeer / Caribou Common Core Non-Fiction Unit was created as a Common Core aligned non-fiction unit. There are activities for reading and understanding non-fiction text, informational writing based on understanding and comparing non-fiction text.
This unit was c
I love using graphic organizers with my kiddos to teach reading strategies! I always run into the same problem.... deciding what to do with their sheets after my students are finished. Many times even when they are supposed to go to designated places, they end up piled up into the back of their desks
Help provide support for your parents when your students take home books to read at home. Parents don't always have "reading-teacher-language" on the tip of their tongues to compliment and/or support their readers. This document will do just that, providing information on comprehension, fluency &
Fluency/Comprehension Reading Intervention for All Seasons
Flesch Kincaid Readability Grade Levels range from 1.1-1.9 in chronological order. They are all on a first grade reading level.
This bundle contains 35 original fluency passages I wrote and 2-3 comprehension and extension activities to a
This pack is a great resource to use all year long to incorporate Close Reading into your classroom. It includes all the materials you will need to set up Close reading in your Kindergarten or 1st grade classroom- all you need to add is a book! Anchor charts and a lesson plan template will guide you
SAVE 20% with this 2-in-1 bundle! This has a variety of resources to use with your existing literacy curriculum units and lessons. It includes templates for interactive tabs, foldables, pockets and more! I designed this fun interactive literacy notebook bundle because I’m a huge fan of hands-on learn
Making Connections RI1.3
-This pack is packed full of ideas and resources to use while you are teaching the CCSS standard RI 1.3. If you are not teaching Common Core, then the pack is still valuable to use when teaching students to find connections between events, individuals, or pieces of informati
This easy prep resource includes a Veteran´s Day mini book, comprehension questions and graphic organizers. It was designed for kindergarten and first grade literacy units, learning centers, guided reading groups and can also be sent as homework. You can use it with your beginner readers to support t
Common Core Reading 1st Grade BUNDLE
This first grade common core bundle includes the two combined bundles for Common Core standards in the Reading Literature and Informational Reading domains. Please look at the two links below to ensure you know the 17 packs you will be receiving.
These two bundl
Celebrate March with relevant reading! In this unit, you will find passages specifically designed for first grade. Students who will benefit from this unit: low second or third graders, high kindergarten students, and ELL students new to America or within the first two years of the English language
Celebrate April with relevant reading! In this unit, you will find passages specifically designed for first grade. Students who will benefit from this unit include: low second or third graders, high kindergarten students, and ELL students new to America or within the first two years of the English
Reading workshop aligned to Common Core! Every 1st Grade Common Core Informational and Literature Reading Standard is addressed with a strategy card, focus question, exit slip(s), and an "I Can" Statement. This pack includes everything you need to visually show your students the skills they are devel
Common Core Reading Informational Text 1st Grade: 45 pages - this pack includes assessments for the 10 Reading: Informational Text standards. The assessments were carefully made to help you identify if the student mastered the standards or not. "I Can" posters were also included to constantly remind
The holidays are rapidly approaching! I always enjoy using as many thematic resources as I can this time of year. This pack is designed to be used during the month of December as students’ minds are focused on Santa, jingle bells, and candy canes. It will appeal to their mindset, while engaging th
These Common Core Guided Reading quick starts are easy to use and implement in the first grade classroom! There are at least 4 different cards per each Reading standard (including Foundational Skills, Reading Literature text, and Reading Informational Text)!
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This packet contains a mini book with informational text and activities related to the First Thanksgiving as well as a mini book with informational text and activities related s
This freebie file contains a week worth of lessons with videos to introduce each of the following essential questions...
What are book elements?
What is the difference between fiction and non-fiction?
How can text features help the reader understand the passage?
The file includes three journals...
Interactive notebooks are a great learning tool in the classroom. They serve as a resource for reviewing standards, a reference tool, or even as an assessment.
This notebook covers all the 1st Grade Common Core READING standards.
This product includes:
Reading Graphic Organizers- A set of 25 reading strategy graphic organizers, mini posters, and anchor charts to support reading comprehension. Use the anchor charts to help teach the skill, then use the blank graphic organizers for practice. Fiction and nonfiction skills are includ
"Dot and Jabber" was updated on April 2, 2016. If you already own this product, please redownload and get the new printables for free.
Included are the centers and printables to reinforce the Phonics
skills, High-Frequency words, Amazing Words, Selection Words, Conventions, and Writing of Dot a
***Note-this product is also available without standards listed on them in case you do not teach common core. That packet can be used with any grade level and can be found here:
Common Core Reading Strategy M
Common Core ELA Assessments Grade 1 (Reading Informational Text)
UPDATED 8/7: This packet includes assessment materials for the Common Core ELA Standards for First Grade for the Reading Informational Text set of assessments. Two sets of checklists are included featuring a single assessment for each
Introduce and teach your students the basics of understanding main idea and critical thinking skills with these colorful task cards. These 56 task cards are provided in two levels; level one uses pictures to help your students identify the main idea and level two uses only words for your more advance
There are 10 historical figures featured in this packet from various fields such as sciences, the arts, sports, and civil rights.
This activity pack is a great reading passage resource for Black History Month, but it can be used anytime throughout the year! It touches on Social Studies,ELA (Writ
Winter Holidays Comprehension Activities and Crafts
Holidays included: Hanukkah, Christmas, Three Kings Day, Los Pasadas, Diwali, and Kwanzaa.
Want to cover more than Christmas this holiday season? Here's your ready to go packet to do just that! This booklet covers RI standards 1, 2, 3 and 9 in gra
This resource includes a MLK Jr. Day mini book, comprehension questions and graphic organizers. It was designed for kindergarten and first grade literacy units, learning centers, guided reading groups and can also be sent as homework. You can use it with your beginner readers to support the common co
After success with our Math Print a Standard packs, we are now adding ELA Print a Standard packs to our shop!! This listing is the BUNDLE for the RI strand! We have bundled these packs for you to save money! The RI strand has 9 standards; therefore this BUNDLE includes 9 Print a Standard packs. E
*Updated to add a craftivity! Download the preview to take a look!
I put this fun little comprehension skills packet together to go along with one of my favorite read alouds. I have made sure these skills are Common Core Aligned. Please let me know if you have any questions. I appreciate all fee
Common Core ELA and Math Assessments Grade 1 (DOUBLE PACK)
*Common Core ELA
*Common Core Math
*Common Core ELA Grade 1
*Common Core Math Grade 1
*Common Core ELA First Grade
*Common Core Math First Grade
BY REQUEST: This double pack includes my
Completely Updated and Improved 11/2015
This packets main focus is using Informational Text to gather details and report. It includes comprehension and reading strategies included in the standards under Informational Text.
It also includes 3 crafts that can be used for bulletin boards.
"Alexander Graham Bell" was updated on April 2, 2016.. If you already own this product, please redownload and get the new printables for free.
Included are the centers and printables to reinforce the Phonics
skills, High-Frequency words, Amazing Words, Selection Words, Conventions, and Writing of
This weather research project is perfect for learning about weather in your classroom. This research project allows your students to conduct research and use that research to write about weather. This research project is designed to be done whole group and individually. The research can be done wh
FIFTY original 1st grade leveled reading passages and close reading activities perfectly aligned to Common Core! Standards RI.1.1-RI.1.8 each have FIVE passages and activities specifically dedicated to that standard. Standard RI.2.9 is extra special (you know, the one where you compa
Reading Comprehension: These READING COMPREHENSION TAB-ITS™ for Grade 1 are open-ended and can be used for ANY BOOK or STORY you are reading with your class. Reading Comprehension can be difficult but with these Reading Comprehension Tab-Its™ your students will be engaged and ready to apply their ski
This easy prep resource includes a Day of the Dead mini book, comprehension questions and graphic organizers. It was designed for kindergarten and first grade literacy units, learning centers, guided reading groups and can also be sent as homework. You can use it with your beginner readers to support
This turkey unit is a nonfiction close reading informational text study and includes extended turkey activities. It includes a turkey informational reader, close reading activities, informative writing, turkey life cycle, poems and more!
Here is what’s included:
For Close Reading:
If you have loved my printables on my blog or been interested in getting my printables, but need to save a little, this is the packet for you.
This packet contains 11 of my printable packets plus a bonus mini birthday packet. The packets are listed below. As I create more printable packets, they
This pack is a bundle of my 3 Non Fiction Passages and Comprehension Activities Packs- it is a zip file that includes the passages for Kindergarten, 1st Grade and 2nd Grade. By purchasing this pack, you are saving 20% compared to purchasing each pack individually! This is a great resource if you are
A common core close reading unit that targets reading and writing standards around the social studies concepts of citizenship: rules, rights, laws, and responsibilities. I open my year with this unit because it addresses all three text types: informative, opinion, and narrative texts. It includes m
This unit includes 6 lesson plans that are common core aligned to go with the book, Penguins by Emily Bone, but can be used with any penguin nonfiction book. It also provides anchor charts to teach each topic and worksheets or activities to reinforce ideas.
Schema (Using prior knowle
This pack is a great resource to use all year long to help your students master all the Common Core Standards for Informational Text. These activities can be used in literacy centers, whole group read alouds, guided reading lessons or independent reading time to help your students build their skills