These passages are perfect for fluency, comprehension, and close reading. The writing and art take it up a notch! This pack is sure to bring you results! What could be more fun than reading about Christopher Columbus, writing about his life, and creating your own little Columbus art? Your kids are going to have the time of their life becoming fluent readers!
This is an informational text that covers Social Studies- Christopher Columbus/Explorer This is unit perfect for the start of first grade. I have written 2 passages for this unit. One has more content such as the Atlantic ocean instead of just ocean. You can decide on the complexity you want.
Lesson Plans for the week
Passage and Graphing choices
Writing Prompt with Thinking Maps
Columbus Art Project with Directions in words and pictures
Bulletin board lettering phrase: "Christopher Columbus"
Comprehension Picture Cards to go into a pocket chart
This is the perfect way to start fluency in the fall of first grade.
Other fall informational text/ fluency units available right now:
A Cat Can (__at and __an word family, cats)
We Love to Eat (color words, healthy foods)
Johnny Appleseed (Social Studies and apple tree growth)
Christopher Columbus (Social Studies)