Journey into reading with this NO PREP packet of literacy printables that can be used in so many ways. You can use it for reading and writing centers during rotations, as formative classroom assessment, enrichment for your gifted students, or even RTI for your students that need a little something extra. These supplemental materials go with the book "At Home in the Ocean" by Rozanne Lanczak Williams. Journal prompt powerpoints are included. They are full of colorful and eye-catching fonts and pictures to start your day.
Each page is completely common core aligned and lists the standard right at the bottom of the page. "I Can" statements for each standard are also listed on the page to save you time!
Skills Addressed in This Set:
Spelling: Words With TH
Grammar: Proper Nouns
Vocabulary: Classify and Categorize Color Words
Phonics: Segment Phonemes, Blend Phonemes, Digraph TH, Base Words and -s, -es, -ed, -ing Endings
Reading: Author's Purpose, Analyze/Evaluate, Details
Writing: Informative Writing, Evidence
Speaking and Listening: Listening Comprehension
Fluency: Phrasing: Punctuation, High-Frequency Words
Journal Entry Pages:
Beach Vibes (W.1.1, SL.1.5) - Students will write and draw to tell what the best thing about the beach is.
Night Life (W.1.2, SL.1.5) - Students will write and draw to tell what they think happens at night under the sea.
Just Keep Swimming (W.1.1, SL.1.5) - Students will write and draw to tell if they would rather be a crab or a shark and explain why.
Under the Sea (W.1.3, SL.1.5) - Students will write and draw to tell what life must be like for a mermaid.
Animal Life (W.1.2, SL.1.5) - Students will write and draw to tell about animal life under the sea.
Spelling Pretest: Students will use these sheets (printer friendly – 2 to a page) to take a spelling pretest.
I Can Sort My Words by Short Vowel Sound (L.1.2d, RF.1.2c) - Students will sort words by short vowel sound.
I Can Match Sounds With Spelling Words (L.1.2d, RF.1.2c) - Students will match spelling words to words with the same ending sound.
I Can Find Letters in Words (L.1.2d, RF.1.1) - Students will count how many letters are in each of their spelling words and practice writing the word on the lines.
I Can Practice Writing My Spelling Words (L.1.2d, L.1.1a) - Students will practice writing and spelling each word.
I Can Write Complete Sentences With My Words (L.1.2d, L.1.1j) - Students will write a sentence with each spelling word and draw to illustrate.
Spelling Test – Students will use these sheets (printer friendly – 2 to a page) to test their spelling for the unit.
I Can Sort Common and Proper Nouns (L.1.1b) - Students will color to sort common and proper nouns.
I Can Write Proper Nouns (L.1.1b, SL.1.5) - Students will write a proper noun to answer each question and draw to illustrate.
I Can Find Possessive Nouns (L.1.1b) - Students will find each possessive noun and draw to illustrate.
I Can Use Proper Nouns to be Specific (L.1.1b, L.1.1j) - Students will write to replace each common noun with a proper noun.
I Can Create Proper Nouns (L.1.1b) - Students will create a proper noun to name each animal or place.