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Guided Reading Activities for First and Second Grade: Looking for fun printable worksheets and activities to use to help improve your little learners' reading comprehension? This is a bundle similar to my best-selling Comprehension Companion! This printable packet of literacy activities is designed with the little ones in mind because it includes adorable and colorful graphics, kid-friendly fonts and fun borders on every page!

You will love this fantastic resource packet with 70+ pages of printable worksheets and activities that can be used during guided reading groups, intervention, Daily 5 CAFE and whole-group reading comprehension instruction!

These activities, for both fiction and informational text, will also help to prepare your students for state assessments and classroom assessments like DRA and STAR Reading.

Pages are constructed both in black and white for practical printing, and also in color! They are the perfect reproducible worksheets and can be used with any book! See the thumbnail images for just a few of the samples from this big bundle.

Activities include a page for each of the following strategies and MORE:

~Making Predictions (based on book title and cover)
~Making Predictions (based on prior knowledge, problem, characters, clue words, pictures...)
~Accuracy of Predictions
~Character Traits
~Character Development
~Characters in Action
~Create a New Character
~Nonfiction Text Features Hunts
~Significant Event
~Making connections~ Text to Text, Text to Self
~Making Inferences
~Favorite Part
~Author's Purpose and Central Message
~Retelling Assessment
~Story Elements
~Writing a Summary
~Comparing Stories
~Point of View
~Craft and Structure
~Main Idea and Supporting Details
~Identifying Genre
~Cause and Effect
~Questioning
~Expanding Vocabulary/ Interesting Words
~Non-fiction Text Features Assessment
~High-Frequency Words Writing Practice
~Visualizing and Making a Mental Image
~Somebody, Wanted, But, So...
~Beginning, Middle, End
~Determining Importance
~Cut and Paste Activities
~Dice Activity~ Rollin Through the Story
~What a Mess! Solutions to a Problem

Download the preview file for a closer look at many of the pages. Some color and black and white versions are shown in the preview.

Students have the opportunity to read, respond in writing and by drawing pictures. It is best suited for high-achieving first graders, second graders at all levels and third graders who need some review of comprehension skills.

This 141 page item contains duplicates of each usable page for your printing preferences. However, it is priced as an item of smaller size for this reason. Three pages are strictly black and white to allow for writing inside the graphic.

If you have already purchased the Reading Comprehension Companion, please note that some of the activities in this pack are similar but none are identical.

Check out this best seller! It's a reading instruction resource without clipart.

Reading Comprehension Companion

You may also like this written response packet for your ELA interactive notebooks:

Reading Response Notebook~Writing Prompts

To improve reading comprehension skills during book clubs, you can find some helpful task cards here:

Book Club Question Cards

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