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Reading Comprehension Pre-Reading Printable Worksheets for Grades K, 1 and 2

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  • Use this 'Beginning Sounds: Yy' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Beginning Sounds: Yy'. Circle the pictures that begin with the letter Y.
  • Circle the item that does not belong in each group (apple, peach, chicken, banana).
  • Circle the item that does not belong in each group (leaves, snow, snowman, snowflake).
  • Circle the item that does not belong in each group (doll, pants, blocks, board game).
  • These one-page writing practice sets help students strengthen their writing skills by utilizing the elementary reading concepts of short vowel words and opposites. Students use pictures to identify four words, then use the words to complete four simple sentences.
  • Fill in the circle under the picture that begins with the same sound as love. Formatted like a standardized test, this 5 page document tests knowledge of beginning sounds. This is approximately a skill tested in first grade, although state standards vary widely.
  • Use this 'Worksheet: Beginning Letter (C, D)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Worksheet: Beginning Letter (C, D)'. Write the beginning letter (C or D) in the boxes below the pictures.
  • Use this 'Worksheet: Beginning Letter (G,H)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Worksheet: Beginning Letter (G,H)'. Write the beginning letter (G or H) in the boxes below the pictures.
  • Use this 'Phonics: Beginning Letter (W, Y)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Phonics: Beginning Letter (W, Y)'. Write the beginning letter (W or Y) in the boxes below the pictures.
  • Use this 'Worksheet: Beginning Sound (_an words)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Worksheet: Beginning Sound (_an words)'. Look at the picture. Fill in the correct beginning sound (FAN, MAN, etc.).
  • Use this 'Worksheet: Beginning Sound (_ll words)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Worksheet: Beginning Sound (_ll words)'. Look at the picture. Fill in the correct beginning sound (DOLL, BALL, etc.)
  • This activity focuses on ways to help students make connections between producers and products (i.e. cows and milk). Helpful for city dwellers.
  • Use this 'Worksheet: Beginning Sounds 1' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Worksheet: Beginning Sounds 1'. Look at the picture. Fill in the correct beginning sound (milk, duck, sock, cake, lake)
  • Use this 'Beginning Sounds: Long E' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Beginning Sounds: Long E'. Circle the pictures with the LONG E beginning sound. Teacher expectations should match student ability/vocabulary. eagle, eel, eraser, ear
  • Use this 'Beginning Sounds: Long O' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Beginning Sounds: Long O'. Circle the pictures with the LONG O beginning sound. Teacher expectations should match student ability/vocabulary. oboe, orangutan, old, oval, opossum.
  • Use this 'Beginning Sounds: Long U' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Beginning Sounds: Long U'. Circle the pictures with the LONG U beginning sound. Teacher expectations should match student ability/vocabulary. ukelele, unicorn, university, utensils.
  • Use this 'Beginning Sounds: Short U' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Beginning Sounds: Short U'. Circle the pictures with the SHORT U beginning sound. Teacher expectations should match student ability/vocabulary. umbrella, up, umpire, usher.
  • Use this 'Beginning Sounds: Short O' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Beginning Sounds: Short O'. Circle the pictures with the SHORT O beginning sound. Teacher expectations should match student ability/vocabulary. otter, ostrich, olive, ox, octopus.
  • Put an X on the item that does not belong in each row. The first row shows three birds and one flying squirrel.
  • Our preschool "Thanksgiving themed" materials - worksheets, flashcards, etc. - in one download.
  • Our preschool "winter clothing-themed" materials - worksheets, flashcards, etc. - in one download.
  • An early reader book shaped like a mitten and based on the folktale illustrated by Jan Brett, titled, The Mitten. A one book page per sheet of paper format that engages student in cutting and coloring.
  • Use this 'Book: Animals of The Mitten Activities (b/w) (primary/kindergarten)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Book: Animals of The Mitten Activities (b/w) (primary/kindergarten)'. Construct a mitten from outline and cut out the animals provided to use in individual activities, learning center activities or group activities, based on the folktale illustrated by Jan Brett. Includes an activity suggestion sheet for teachers
  • Use this 'Beginning Sounds: Match - Long A' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Beginning Sounds: Match - Long A'. Fill in the bubbles next to the pictures that begin with the 'long a' sound. This is a great activity for pre-readers and pre-writers.
  • Use this 'Beginning Sounds: Match - Long I' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Beginning Sounds: Match - Long I'. Fill in the bubbles next to the pictures that begin with the 'long i' sound. This is a great activity for pre-readers and pre-writers.
  • Use this 'Beginning Sounds: Match - Short I' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Beginning Sounds: Match - Short I'. Fill in the bubbles next to the pictures that begin with the 'short i' sound. This is a great activity for pre-readers and pre-writers.
  • Use this 'Beginning Sounds: Match - Short O' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Beginning Sounds: Match - Short O'. Fill in the bubbles next to the pictures that begin with the 'short o' sound. This is a great activity for pre-readers and pre-writers.
  • Use this 'Beginning Sounds: Match - Short U' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Beginning Sounds: Match - Short U'. Fill in the bubbles next to the pictures that begin with the 'short u' sound. This is a great activity for pre-readers and pre-writers.
  • Use this 'Beginning Sounds: Match - Letter V' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Beginning Sounds: Match - Letter V'. Fill in the bubbles next to the pictures that begin with the 'v' sound. This is a great activity for pre-readers and pre-writers.
  • Fill in the bubbles next to the pictures that end with the 'b' sound. This is a great activity for pre-readers and pre-writers.

  • Fill in the bubbles next to the pictures that end with the 'f' sound. This is a great activity for pre-readers and pre-writers.

  • Use this 'Ending Consonant Sounds Match - Letter L' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Ending Consonant Sounds Match - Letter L'. Fill in the bubbles next to the pictures that end with the 'l' sound. This is a great activity for pre-readers and pre-writers.
  • Fill in the bubbles next to the pictures that end with the 't' sound. This is a great activity for pre-readers and pre-writers.

  • Fill in the bubbles next to the pictures that end with the 'v' sound. This is a great activity for pre-readers and pre-writers.

  • Fill in the bubbles next to the pictures that end with the 'x' sound. This is a great activity for pre-readers and pre-writers.

  • Use this 'Beginning Sounds: Color the Match - Consonant Set' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Beginning Sounds: Color the Match - Consonant Set'. Color the pictures that begin with the sound of the letter/picture shown. (For 'x', match the ending sound). This is a great activity for pre-readers and pre-writers.
  • Use this 'Phonics: Folder Game - Party Starts (beginning sounds f, h, l, r, y))' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Phonics: Folder Game - Party Starts (beginning sounds f, h, l, r, y))'. In this party-themed folder game, students move along the game board path by drawing cards and matching the beginning sounds/letters. This is a great game for pre-readers and early readers.
  • Use this 'Beginning Sounds: Card Sorting Mats - Alphabet Animals K to O' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Beginning Sounds: Card Sorting Mats - Alphabet Animals K to O'. Sort and match picture cards to the Alphabet Animal mat with the same beginning sound. Laminate for a great reusable pre-reader activity.
  • Use this 'Beginning Sounds: Card Sorting Mats - Alphabet Animals P to T' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Beginning Sounds: Card Sorting Mats - Alphabet Animals P to T'. Sort and match picture cards to the Alphabet Animal mat with the same beginning sound. Laminate for a great pre-reader activity.
  • Circle the item that does not belong in each group (apple, corn, carrot, peas).