Reading Street Grade 1 features The Farmer in the Hat by Pat Cummings which is in Unit 2 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 for 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 vocabulary words is included.
Activity 1: Sweet Sounds
Know final -e and common vowel team conventions for representing long vowel sounds.
1 game sheet with game cards, 2 worksheets, skill page with directions,
Activity 2: A Lesson Learned I Have…Who Has?
Describe the connection between two individuals, events, ideas, or pieces of information in a text.
Activity 1: 1 cause-effect game poster, 8 sets of cause-effect cards relating to A Lesson for Jimmy
Activity 2: 21 cause-effect I Have…Who Has? cards
skill page with directions, teacher tip, answer key
Activity 3: Pass the Hat
Use illustrations / details in a story to describe its characters, setting, events
1 game sheet with 30text-based comprehension cards, skill page / directions, answer key and teacher tip
Activity 4: Color My World
Use common, proper, and possessive nouns
30 game cards, category crayon boxes for people, place, pets (proper nouns)
skill page with directions, answer key, teacher tip
Activity 5: Keep It Under Your hat
Know and apply grade-level phonics and word analysis skills in decoding words.
1 game poster, 18 game cards
skill page with directions, teacher tip