This product includes 20 different print and go activities that work with either your big book center or your read-to-self center. There are worksheets that work with both fiction and nonfiction texts. They are simple enough that beginning readers can work on these independently. Included are:
Retelling (Fiction)--Retell the setting, characters, problem, and solution
Major Events: First, next, Then, Last (Fiction)
Setting (Fiction)--Draw and label when and where story takes place
Choosing words to write Sentences (Fiction or nonfiction)--Choose 5 words from the text to write 5 sentences.
Book Reviews (Fiction)--Students write what the book is about, their favorite part, and a rating.
Blends and Digraphs (Fiction or Nonfiction)--2 different version! In one, students hunt for word that include sh, ch, wh, and th. In the other version, students hunrt for wods that incude sp, sk, sn, and st.
Sight Words (Fiction or Nonfiction)--2 different versions! Every time students find a certain sight word, they write it in a column. Add the end, they figure out how many times the word appeared.
Word families (Fiction or Nonfiction)--2 different versions! In version 1, students hunt for words with at, an, it, and in. In version 2, students hunt for words with ap, en, ip, and ed.
Beginning Sounds (Fiction or nonfiction)--2 different versions! In version 1, students search for words that begin with b, m, r, or s. In version 2, students search for words that begin with t, g, n, and p.
Ending Sounds (Fiction or nonfiction)--Students search for words that end with t, s, n, an p.
Punctuation Hunt (Fiction or nonfiction)--Students tally up the number of times they come across question marks, periods, and exclamation points. Simple questions at the bottom.
Text Features (Nonfiction)--Students will search for and identify pictures, titles, headings, a Table of Contents, a map, and captions.
3-2-1 (Nonfiction)--Students will write down 3 new facts they learned, 2 interesting things, and 1 question they still have.
Already Knew—This is New! (nonfiction)--Students write down 5 things they know about a topic before reading, and 5 things they learned after reading.
Main Idea/Supporting Details (Nonfiction)--Students will identify the main idea and 3 supporting details.
Comparing Texts (Fiction or Nonfiction)--Students will use a Venn Diagram to compare 2 books.