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1st Grade Literacy Centers | Literacy Stations | Reading Comprehension

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    This is a comprehensive resource for 1st grade centers. By choosing this resource, you will be getting first grade centers for the entire year!

    Here's What's Inside:

    January Centers

    1. Sentence Scramble Puzzles (16 puzzles)
    2. Research It (20 task cards)
    3. Diphthong Clip It (48 cards)
    4. Sight Word Puzzles (11 mats, 88 puzzle cards)
    5. Sequencing Station (8 mats, 48 pictures)
    6. Describe It (28 picture cards, 48 descriptive word cards)
    7. Story Details (9 story mats)
    8. Using Commas (30 cards)
    9. Define the Word (24 cards)
    10. Shades of Meaning (14 mats, 84 cards)

    February Centers

    1. Who What Where (3 sorting mats, 54 cards)
    2. Sight Word Sign Language (sign language chart, 50 mats)
    3. Singular and Plural Noun Puzzles (32 puzzles)
    4. Syllable Puzzles (80 puzzle)
    5. Rhyming Match Up (22 mats, 66 cards)
    6. Preposition Puzzles (18 puzzles)
    7. Story Details (9 story mats)
    8. Making Words (1 mat, 51 letter cards)
    9. Name as Many (10 mats)
    10. Shades of Meaning (24 mats, 24 matching cards)

    March Centers:

    1. Read and Draw (10 mats)
    2. Character Trait Sort (9 mats, 72 sentence strips)
    3. R Controlled Vowels Football (5 mats, 14 cards - 7 picture, 7 word)
    4. Poppin’ Sight Word Bubbles (25 mats)
    5. Sentence Scramble Puzzles (16 puzzles)
    6. Build a Caterpillar: Vowel Teams (9 cards, 45 picture cards)
    7. Paragraph Editing (20 mats, 1 anchor chart)
    8. Compare and Contrast (1 mat, 12 cards)
    9. Find the Middle Sound (40 letter tiles, 90 cards)
    10. Making Rhyming Words (60 letter tiles, 73 cards)

    April Centers:

    1. Read and Draw (10 mats)
    2. Sight Word Sentence Mats (24 mats)
    3. Types of Sentences (48 cards)
    4. Ending Blends (22 cards)
    5. Build a Caterpillar: Trigraphs (7 cards, 46 cards)
    6. Alphabetical Order (25 cards, 10 words per card)
    7. Fact and Opinion Sort (2 mats, 32 cards)
    8. Inferences (32 cards)
    9. Would You Rather (30 discussion prompts)
    10. Collective Noun Puzzles (14 puzzles)

    May Centers:

    1. Text Message Fluency (16 mats)
    2. Prefixes and Suffixes (32 cards, 32 base word cards)
    3. Reader’s Theatre Scripts (16 scripts)
    4. Idioms Memory (68 cards: 34 idiom, 34 answer)
    5. Paragraph Editing Mats (20 mats, 1 editing chart)
    6. Circus Sentence Puzzles (17 puzzles)
    7. Poetry Mats (10 mats)
    8. Making New Words with “E” (16 cards)
    9. Create Your Own Story (2 mat options, 22 cards)
    10. Main Idea and Details (10 mats)

    June Centers:

    1. Sight Word Sentence Mats (24 mats)
    2. Multiple Meaning Word Puzzles (14 puzzles)
    3. Common and Proper Nouns Sort (2 mats, 24 cards)
    4. Sentence Scramble Puzzles (16 puzzles)
    5. Sight Word Phrase Hunt (20 mats)
    6. Name 10 (30 mats)
    7. Verb Tense Sentences (16 cards)
    8. Fluency Poems (16 poems each with comprehension cards)
    9. Author’s Purpose (20 cards)
    10. Comprehension Mats (20 cards)

    July Centers:

    1. Word Families (44 sets)
    2. Read and Draw (10 mats)
    3. What Would Happen If? (30 discussion prompts)
    4. CVCC Puzzles (40 cards)
    5. Clip It -ed Endings (55 cards)
    6. Count the Syllables (3 headers, 74 cards)
    7. Secret Code Words (2 code word keys, 25 cards)
    8. Sequencing Station (6 mats, 48 picture cards)
    9. Antonym Puzzles (11 puzzles)
    10. Sentence Pyramid Fluency (20 mats)

    August Centers:

    1. Beginning Sound Hunt (26 mats)
    2. CVC Puzzles (158 cards, 64 letter tiles)
    3. Ask a Partner (30 question cards)
    4. Synonym Puzzles (32 cards)
    5. Letter Matching Puzzles (26 puzzles)
    6. Sight Word Cakes (100 sight word candles, 6 cake mats)
    7. How Many Sounds (18 cards)
    8. Sorting Mats (8 mats, 72 cards)
    9. Picture the Word (1 drawing mat, 52 word cards, 52 picture cards)
    10. Build a Caterpillar: Digraphs (8 cards, 65 picture cards)

    September Centers

    1. Clip a Syllable (30 cards)
    2. Onset Rime Word Building (142 tiles)
    3. Beginning Sound Word Hunt (9 mats, 208 picture cards)
    4. End Punctuation Sort (1 mat, 72 cards)
    5. Ice Cream Letter Matching (52 pieces)
    6. Let’s Sort (6 mats, 72 cards)
    7. Match the Pronoun (30 sentence cards, 30 pronoun cards)
    8. Let’s Chat (30 discussion prompts)
    9. Building Words with Prefixes (51 cards - 19 prefix, 32 base word)
    10. Fishin’ for Sight Words (36 word cards)

    October Centers

    1. Concepts About Print Puzzles (12 puzzles)
    2. CVC Puzzles (32 cards)
    3. Clip It Rhyming Center (24 cards)
    4. Switch the Sound (24 mats)
    5. Swatting Sight Words (30 sight words, 4 swatters)
    6. Building Words with Prefixes and Suffixes (76 pieces)
    7. Count the Sounds (3 heading cards, 18 cards)
    8. Using Clues (32 cards)
    9. What Do You Think? (30 discussion prompts)
    10. Popsicle Conjunction Joiners (24 puzzles)

    November Centers:

    1. Fluency Puzzles (12 puzzles)
    2. Describe It (28 cards, 48 descriptive cards)
    3. Which Article (30 sentence strips)
    4. Can You Clarify? (12 discussion cards)
    5. Long or Short? (5 mats, 80 pieces)
    6. Beginning, Middle, End (40 cards)
    7. Text Feature Hunt (23 cards with labels)
    8. Ask It! Answer It! (30 discussion cards)
    9. Write a Story (24 cards)
    10. Long Vowel Sort (9 mats, 73 cards)

    December Centers

    1. Word Sliders (56 sliders, 56 cards)
    2. Alphabet Alliterations (26 mats)
    3. Inflectional Endings (6 mats, 48 cards)
    4. Compound Word Flip Flaps (28 mats, 28 cards)
    5. Sentence Editing Station (30 mats)
    6. Picture the Word (1 mat, 104 cards - 2 word, 52 picture)
    7. Sound Spelling (36 cards)
    8. Sight Word Phrase Race (6 mats, 8 racer cards)
    9. Flossy Double Consonants (2 mats, 60 cards)
    10. Clip a Blend (124 cards)


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    to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
    Use words and phrases acquired through conversations, reading and being read to, and responding to texts, including using frequently occurring conjunctions to signal simple relationships (e.g., because).
    Distinguish shades of meaning among verbs differing in manner (e.g., look, peek, glance, stare, glare, scowl) and adjectives differing in intensity (e.g., large, gigantic) by defining or choosing them or by acting out the meanings.
    Identify real-life connections between words and their use (e.g., note places at home that are cozy).
    Define words by category and by one or more key attributes (e.g., a duck is a bird that swims; a tiger is a large cat with stripes).
    Sort words into categories (e.g., colors, clothing) to gain a sense of the concepts the categories represent.


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