Reading Street Grade 1 features Ruby in Her Own Time by Jonathan Emmett which is in Unit 3 Week 2. These five hands-on and interactive activities enhance the key skills for this week’s
lessons. Use these activities in your literacy centers with adult support or send black and white copies to parents or home support. Although I am not affiliated with this curriculum, my materials are designed to be used in conjunction with this series. A bookmark sheet with this week’s high frequency words is included along with
“My Spelling Words” worksheet.
Activity 1: Sounds Around the Pond
Decode regularly spelled one-syllable words
1 game sheet, 16 consonant/consonant blend cards, vowel, -nk, -ng cards, worksheet,
skill page with directions, teacher tip
Activity 2: Cracking Comparisons
Describe characters, settings, and major events in a story, using key details
1 game poster, 16 comprehension cards, 1 Venn-Diagram with comparison cards, worksheet
skill page with directions, teacher tip, answer key
Activity 3: All in Good Time
Use illustrations / details in a story to describe its characters, setting, events
1 game sheet, text-based comprehension cards, skill page / directions, answer key
Activity 4: Get Your Ducks in A Row
Use verbs to convey a sense of past, present, and future.
1 game sheet, 24 noun cards and sentence strips, skill page with directions, answer key, teacher tip
Activity 5: Hatching Compound Word
Decode two-syllable words following basic patterns by breaking the words into syllables.
24 text and 24 picture cards, nest picture, worksheet, skill page with directions, answer key