This is an amazing unit of first grade materials on a fall theme. It includes activities about apples, school, fall leaves and making friends. Common core learning goals are stated at the top of many of the pages. The stories are appropriately written at the level of a beginning first grader. There are 9 math activities and 18 reading activities related to six stories, with a comprehension and CLOSE READ activity for each story. Other ELA activities include ABC order, a survey, following directions, vocabulary bingo, getting acquainted game, memory word game, fluency sentences, sorting into categories and punctuation worksheets. Students will also have a chance to practice writing a poem, a letter, and a nonfiction story. These activities can be used whole group, small group, or as independent morning work. Get the year off to a great start with a unit you will use year after year!