1st Grade Houghton Mifflin Theme 1: Common Core, Depth & Complexity,& Daily 5

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Are you wondering how to teach the Common Core standards with your old Houghton Mifflin series? Then this product is PERFECT for you!

I created this VERY DETAILED and FANTASTIC EDITABLE resource out of my own needs to align the Common Core with my ELA curriculum. This unit is PACKED with many fun activities, graphic organizers, games, Daily Literacy activities, blackline masters, and blank worksheets to tailor them to the needs of your own classroom. Worksheets are Common Core aligned with standards listed on the first pages of the file. Each teacher read aloud has an opinion writing activity at the end as well as a connection to the text (text to text, text to self, text to world). Each story also has a sequencing activity.

There are worksheets that require students to answer questions by citing the evidence from the text. I also added Depth and Complexity icons on worksheets for higher level learning.

This unit is separated by stories and their skills. I’ve also added blackline masters for all the Thinking Maps used in the resource.

This unit was created for 1st grade but there are PLENTY of resources that can be used for other grades. Please download the preview for an overview of the unit and full page previews.

Below is everything that is included in this Theme 1 unit:
ALL stories include:

-Original chants for Comprehension Skills
* Posters and bookmarkers (color and B/W)
- Focus wall Labels
- Vocabulary Word and Picture Cards CCSS RF1.4
- Story High Frequency Word (HFW) Cards CCSS RF2.4
- Vocabulary Word Tree Map Activity CCSS RF1.4
- Comprehension Skill Graphic Organizer
- Phonics Skills Graphic Organizers CCSS RF2.3a,e
- Phonics Focus: Read, Find, and Color Activity CCSS RF2.4
- Phonics Focus: Write and Match Activity CCSS RF1.2c
- High Frequency Word Spinner CCSS RF2.4
- High Frequency Word Practice and Trace CCSS RF2.4
- High Frequency Word Guess My Word CCSS RF2.4
- Grammar and Word Skills (see each story for details)
- Making Connections: Connecting Text to Text,
Text to World, and Text to Self
- Story Sequencing Activity and Thinking Map CCSS RL1.3
- Opinion Writing Activity CCSS W1.1
- Teacher “Cheat Sheets”
- Describing Our Character Bubble Map (Differentiated)
With and Without Text Dependent Page #s. CCSS RL1.7

Week 1 Stories:
I am Six
The Cat Sat
The Mat
- Words to Know Cards CCSS RF1.4
- Predict/Infer Teacher Instructions
- “What 6 year olds like to do” Thinking Map activity CCSS RL1.1
- “I Am Six” circle map
- Story Sequencing Cards CCSS RL1.3
- Patterns: Depth and Complexity
- Capitals CCSS RF1.1A
- Compare/Contrast Thinking Map activity: The Cat Sat and The Mat CCSS RL1.9

Week 2 Stories:
Ten Dogs in the Window
Nan and Fan
We Can!
- Words to Know Cards CCSS RF1.4
- Patterns: What Do You See? Depth and Complexity CCSS RL1.1
- Summarizing Thinking Map activityCCSS RL1.2
- Compare and Contrast: Ten Dogs in the Window and Nan and Fan
- Patterns: Time to Rhyme Depth and Complexity CCSS L1.2d
- The Beginning and the End CCSS RF1.1
- “I Can” Thinking Map activity

Week 3 Stories:
Charles Tiger
The Big Hit
Big Pig
- Words to Know Cards CCSS RF1.4
- Cause and Effect Thinking Maps (2 for each story) CCSS RL1.1
- Evaluate: 3 Story Report Cards
- Read, Write, and Draw short a, i blends CCSS RF1.2a
- What’s in the End? CCSS L1.2b
- Compare/Contrast Thinking Map activity: Charles Tiger and Big Pig CCSS RL1.9

Blackline Masters for ALL organizers
Blank worksheets to tailor to your own class needs.

**Please download the preview for full page samples

I hope that this resource will make your school year so much easier the way it has for my colleagues and me.

Angela Linzay

** This resource is in no way affiliated or endorsed by The Daily 5 and/or the 2 Sisters. Activities in this unit are suggested activities that can be used as part of The Daily 5 program. Purchasing The Daily 5 book is suggested.

You may also like the other themes:
Theme 2: Surprise!
Theme 3: Let's Look Around
Theme 4: Family and Friends
Theme 5: Home Sweet Home
Theme 6: Animal Adventures
Theme 8: Our Earth
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