First Grade Literacy: SHARKS!

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This exciting No Prep packet is all about SHARKS!, reading, writing, and learning about sharks while meeting the First Grade ELA Common Core Standards.

Close reading is highlighted in this packet of original informational text that covers five different sharks: the great white, hammerhead, nurse, bull, and tiger sharks. Each section of sharks includes 15+ pages of activities that are designed to develop close reading, comprehension, language, vocabulary, and writing. The packet is 92 pages long with an additional 28 pages of answer sheets.

The activities for each shark include:

Great White Shark
3 pages - informational text
2 pages - Where Can You Find It - close reading, locating specific information in the text
1 page - Complete the Sentences (defining words by category and one or more attributes)
2 pages - What Do These Words Mean – defining words, identifying synonyms
4 pages - Write About It – writing about specific target vocabulary or concepts from the shark text and relating it to real-life connections or experiences, opinion piece
2 pages - What Have You Learned – writing informative/explanatory texts about given topics from the shark text
1 page - Color the Great White Shark

Hammerhead Shark
4 pages – informational text
1 page – Find and Color the Shark’s Food
2 pages - Where Can You Find It - close reading, locating specific information in the text
1 page - Complete the Sentences (defining words by category and one or more attributes)
2 pages - What Do These Words Mean – defining words, identifying synonyms
1 page – Counting Syllables – words from shark text
1 page – True or False – reading comprehension
1 page – Short Vowel to Long Vowel – changing words with short vowels to words with long vowels
2 pages - What Have You Learned – writing informative/explanatory texts about given topics from the shark text
1 page – Compare and Contrast – writing about basic similarities and differences between two sharks
1 page - Color the Hammerhead Shark

Nurse Shark
3 pages – informational text
2 pages - Where Can You Find It - close reading, locating specific information in the text
1 page - Complete the Sentences (defining words by category and one or more attributes)
2 pages - What Do These Words Mean – defining words, identifying synonyms
1 page – Short Vowel to Long Vowel – changing words with short vowels to words with long vowels
1 page – Add the Correct Word Ending – reading sentences and adding the correct inflectional word ending (ing, ed, s, es) to each italicized word in the sentences.
1 page – True or False – reading comprehension
3 pages – Write About It - writing about specific target vocabulary or concepts from the shark text and relating it to real-life connections or experiences, opinion piece
2 pages - What Have You Learned – writing informative/explanatory texts about given topics from the shark text
1 page – Compare and Contrast – writing about basic similarities and differences between two sharks
1 page - Color the Nurse Shark

Bull Shark
4 pages – informational text
2 pages - Where Can You Find It - close reading, locating specific information in the text
1 page - Complete the Sentences (defining words by category and one or more attributes)
2 pages - What Do These Words Mean – defining words, identifying synonyms
1 page – Add the Correct Word Ending – reading sentences and adding the correct inflectional word ending (ing, ed, s, es) to each italicized word in the sentences.
1 page – True or False – reading comprehension
3 pages – Write About It - writing about specific target vocabulary or concepts from the shark text and relating it to real-life connections or experiences, opinion piece
2 pages - What Have You Learned – writing informative/explanatory texts about given topics from the shark text
1 page – Compare and Contrast – writing about basic similarities and differences between two sharks
1 page - Color the Bull Shark

Tiger Shark
4 pages – informational text
2 pages - Where Can You Find It - close reading, locating specific information in the text
1 page - Complete the Sentences (defining words by category and one or more attributes)
2 pages - What Do These Words Mean – defining words, identifying synonyms
1 page – Counting Syllables – words from shark text
1 page – Add the Correct Word Ending – reading sentences and adding the correct inflectional word ending (ing, ed, s, es) to each italicized word in the sentences.
1 page – True or False – reading comprehension
3 pages – Write About It - writing about specific target vocabulary or concepts from the shark text and relating it to real-life connections or experiences, opinion piece
2 pages - What Have You Learned – writing informative/explanatory texts about given topics from the shark text
1 page – Compare and Contrast – writing about basic similarities and differences between two sharks
1 page - Color the Tiger Shark

Enjoy this exciting packet of reading, writing, and learning all about SHARKS! while meeting the standards!

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First Grade ELA Common Core Standards addressed in this packet:
ELA-Literacy
RI 1/1, 1/2, 1/3, 1/4, 1/5, 1/6, 1/7, 1/8, 1/9, 1/10
RF 1/1, 1a, 2a, 1/3, 3a, 3b, 3c, 3d, 3e, 3f, 3g, 1/4, 4a, 4c
W 1/1, 1/2, 1/3
L 1/1a, 1b, 1c, 1d, 1e, 1f, 1g, 1h, 1i, 1/2b, 2d, 2e, 1/4a, 4b, 4c, 5b, 5c, 5d, 1/6
Speaking and Listening-all standards may be addressed during group instruction that involves collaborative conversations.

Thanks for all you do for kids.
Joan
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First Grade Literacy: SHARKS!
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First Grade Literacy: SHARKS!
First Grade Literacy: SHARKS!