Reading Street Grade 1 features Animal Park by Judy Nayer which is in Unit 1 Week 6. These five hands-on and interactive activities enhance the key skills for this week’s lessons. Use these activities in your literacy centers or send home for additional practice. Although I am not affiliated with this curriculum, my materials are designed to be used in conjunction with this series.
Activity 1: Under My Umbrella
Know and apply grade-level phonics and word analysis skills in decoding words.
1 game sheet with 36 decoding cards for short /u/, four umbrella game cards
skill/directions, Teacher Tip
Activity 2: Fox Trot
Use illustrations and details in a story to describe its characters, setting, or events
1 game sheet, 27 test-based comprehension cards, skill/directions/answer key, Teacher Tip,
Activity 3: A Domino Effect (Game 1) and Cause and Effect Spin and Say( Game 2)
Describe the connection between two individuals, events, ideas, or pieces of information in a text.
Game 1: 5 text cards with cause/effect illustrations
Game 2: 1 poster game sheet with 48 cause/effect sentence/question cards, 1 worksheet
Activity 4: Antonym Park
Use frequently occurring adjectives
1 game sheet with 12 cards / recording worksheet, 24 cards for concentration game
Activity 5: Sentence Safari
Produce and expand complete simple and compound declarative, interrogative,
imperative, and exclamatory sentences in response to prompts.
3 sentence posters with 24 sentence cards, skill/directions/answer key