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

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  • Use this 'Word Families: Vowel Sounds - Short 'i' (k-2)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Word Families: Vowel Sounds - Short 'i' (k-2)'. This 14 page activity packet provides a variety of activities with CVC and one-syllable words to teach the short 'i' sound. Includes overview as well as flash cards of words.
  • Use this 'Beginning Sounds: Jj' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Beginning Sounds: Jj'. Circle the pictures that begin with the letter J.
  • Use this 'Beginning Sounds: Kk' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Beginning Sounds: Kk'. Circle the pictures that begin with the letter K.
  • Use this 'Beginning Sounds: Zz' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Beginning Sounds: Zz'. Circle the pictures that begin with the letter Z.
  • Circle the item that does not belong in each group (pig, horse, chicken, barn).
  • Circle the item that does not belong in each group (pencil, crayon, paper, TV).
  • This What does not belong? ("squares and rectangles" theme) Worksheet is perfect to practice math skills. Your elementary grade students will love this What does not belong? ("squares and rectangles" theme) Worksheet. Circle the item that does not belong in each group (square, orange, soap, cards).
  • This game reviews the initial C and K letters within the framework of a fun board game. Includes directions, gameboard and game cards.
  • A great idea for teaching beginning sounds, this activity has clear directions and several suggestions for different learning activities.
  • 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 'Matching: Alphabet Words (J-R), uppercase letters' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Matching: Alphabet Words (J-R), uppercase letters'. Jacket picture matches J. Print two copies and match uppercase letter to uppercase letter or picture to picture. Great full color pictures.
  • 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 'Beginning Sounds: Long A' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Beginning Sounds: Long A'. Circle the pictures with the LONG A beginning sound. Teacher expectations should match student ability/vocabulary. acorn, ace, alien, apron, ape.
  • 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.
  • All our set 1 preschool "clothing-themed" materials - worksheets, flashcards, etc. - in one download.
  • Our preschool "fruit-themed" materials - worksheets, flashcards, etc. - in one download.
  • Rebus booklet of story "Play in Snow" for early readers, allows students to build booklet.
  • Audio version of this colorful alphabet activity for words starting with each letter of the alphabet.
  • Use this 'Dolch Nouns: Posters A-C (color) (k-1/elem)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Dolch Nouns: Posters A-C (color) (k-1/elem)'. Dolch nouns A through C, illustrated in color on individual posters.
  • Use this 'Dolch Nouns: Posters A-C (b/w) (k-1/elem)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Dolch Nouns: Posters A-C (b/w) (k-1/elem)'. Dolch nouns A through C b/w illustrated on individual posters. Common Core: Language: L.1.1, L.K.1
  • An early reader comprehension text about heart health, with a cupid's heart to color and three short response questions with primary writing lines. (2 pages)
  • Use this 'Middle Vowel Sounds: Match - Short A' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Middle Vowel Sounds: Match - Short A'. Fill in the bubbles next to the pictures that have the short 'a' sound in the middle. This is a great activity for pre-readers and pre-writers.
  • Use this 'Middle Vowel Sounds: Match - Short U' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Middle Vowel Sounds: Match - Short U'. Fill in the bubbles next to the pictures that have the short 'u' sound in the middle. 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.

  • 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 'm' sound. This is a great activity for pre-readers and pre-writers.

  • Use this 'Ending Consonant Sounds: Match - Letter R' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Ending Consonant Sounds: Match - Letter R'. Fill in the bubbles next to the pictures that end with the 'r' sound. This is a great activity for pre-readers and pre-writers.
  • Use this 'Ending Consonant Sounds: Match - Letter S' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Ending Consonant Sounds: Match - Letter S'. Fill in the bubbles next to the pictures that end with the 's' 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 '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.
  • Use this 'Word Families: Vowel Sounds - Short 'a' (k-2)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Word Families: Vowel Sounds - Short 'a' (k-2)'. This 13 page activity packet provides a variety of activities! CVC words teach the short 'a' sound. Includes overview as well as flash cards of CVC words.
  • Use this 'Word Families: Vowel Sounds - Silent 'e' (k-2)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Word Families: Vowel Sounds - Silent 'e' (k-2)'. This 22 page activity packet provides a variety of activities for young children learning vowel sounds with a silent e ending.
  • The complete text of the song, followed by a cloze exercise, writing prompts, a word search, a word sort, a booklet of the text to illustrate, and word cards to put in order. A great little unit!
  • 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 'Matching: Alphabet Words (S-Z), uppercase' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Matching: Alphabet Words (S-Z), uppercase'. Snail picture matches S. Print two copies and match uppercase letter to uppercase letter or picture to picture. Great full color pictures.
  • A booklet of story called "Play in Snow" in complete sentences with pictures; a companion to the rebus booklet of same name; allows student to build book.
  • Rebus story "Play in Snow" on one sheet with two worksheets and four pages of word cards for building sentences. Matching, cut and paste, writing, coloring activities.
  • This booklet has repetitive text for easier reading. This "I see...." is about observing a caterpillar.  It ends with a butterfly laying eggs. Though the life cycle starts with the eggs, the reader spots the caterpillar first and follows it changes from there

  • Use this 'Beginning Sounds: Match - Short A' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Beginning Sounds: Match - Short A'. Fill in the bubbles next to the pictures that begin with the 'short a' sound. This is a great activity for pre-readers and pre-writers.
  • Use this 'Beginning Sounds: Color the Match - Long Vowel Set' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Beginning Sounds: Color the Match - Long Vowel Set'. Color the pictures that begin with the sound of the letter/picture shown. This is a great activity for pre-readers and pre-writers.