This is a 9 page template for reading an informational text. Includes main idea, interesting facts, purpose of the story, new vocabulary words, drawing and more. Correlates to the common core RI.1.1-3 standards.
Reading comprehension for the Hindu holiday Diwali, Festival of Lights. Suited for elementary. Compare and Contrast chart included. Common Core: ELA RI.39, ELA RI2.9
This is a three page comprehension template addressing the common core reading standards for first grade informational text; Key Ideas and Details. The emphasis is on identifying key details and making connections between them. Common Core: ELA: RI.1.1-3
This is a 4 page comprehension template addressing the common core reading standards for first grade informational text; craft and structure. Emphasis is on identifying text features and understanding their importance. Students are also asked to identify new topic-related words and to develop questions about the text. Common Core: ELA: RI.1.4-6
This is a 3 page template addressing the common core reading standards for first grade informational text; integration of knowledge and ideas. The emphasis is on integrating illustrations with text, to identify key ideas. Students must also identify the author's purpose and reasoning. Students must further compare two texts on the same topic. Common Core: ELA: RI.1.7-9
A set of four student friendly posters for first grade informational text that will help guide students toward goals established by Common Core Standards. Packet includes an overview of these standards for teacher or parent use and a student checklist.
Updated: One page biography of Olympic Gold Medal swimmer, Michael Phelps, with multiple choice and short answer questions.
Common Core: Reading Informational Text: Key Ideas & Details: RI.1.1, RI.2.1 Writing: W.1.8, W.2.8