Ish Read Aloud Lesson Plans & Activities | Print or Digital

Grade Levels
1st - 2nd, Homeschool
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These Ish activities will teach students about being themselves in finding joy in creativity with week-long lesson plans and book activities. These lesson plans will guide you through 3-5 daily interactive reading lessons for a full week of engaging activities your students will love! Each day students will interact with the book for a different purpose and then complete a corresponding printable or digital activity to reflect on the story more deeply.

To teach these lessons you will need:

Ish by Peter H. Reynolds

This lesson plan resource includes:

  • Ish book read aloud lesson plans
  • Comprehension questions and answer keys
  • Central message creativity activities
  • Ish differentiated graphic organizers and worksheets
  • Poetry writing prompt and writing paper
  • Creative art activity with instructions
  • Digital graphic organizers and activities pre-loaded to Google Slides and Seesaw

***The digital graphic organizers are the same or similar to the printable options.

***Seesaw has many interactive tools to choose from. Text boxes are not pre-loaded on the graphic organizers because students may want to type or draw, which they can easily do with the provided tools in the program.

Download our Scope and Sequence to see how we have aligned each of our grade 1-2 read-aloud lessons with the CCSS standards.

If you like this product, then you will LOVE all of our other interactive read-alouds.

To see more of our r\Read-alouds for First Grade, click here.

To see more of our Read-alouds for Second Grade, click here.

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Total Pages
35 pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
4 days
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Recount or describe key ideas or details from a text read aloud or information presented orally or through other media.
Participate in collaborative conversations with diverse partners about grade 2 topics and texts with peers and adults in small and larger groups.
Ask and answer questions about key details in a text read aloud or information presented orally or through other media.
Participate in collaborative conversations with diverse partners about grade 1 topics and texts with peers and adults in small and larger groups.
Recall information from experiences or gather information from provided sources to answer a question.


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