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

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  • Use this 'Beginning Sounds: Long I' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Beginning Sounds: Long I'. Circle the pictures with the LONG I beginning sound. Teacher expectations should match student ability/vocabulary. Ice cream, iris, ivy, iron, icicle, island.
  • 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.
  • 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 '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: 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.
  • 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.
  • Use this 'Beginning Sounds: Hh' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Beginning Sounds: Hh'. Circle the pictures that begin with the letter H.
  • Use this 'Beginning Sounds: Rr' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Beginning Sounds: Rr'. Circle the pictures that begin with the letter R.
  • Use this 'Beginning Sounds: Nn' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Beginning Sounds: Nn'. Circle the words that begin with the letter N.
  • 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
  • Our preschool "Valentine-themed" materials - worksheets, flashcards, etc. - in one download.
  • 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 'Beginning Sounds: Ll' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Beginning Sounds: Ll'. Circle the pictures that begin with the letter L.
  • 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: Short I' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Beginning Sounds: Short I'. Circle the pictures with the SHORT I beginning sound. Teacher expectations should match student ability/vocabulary. inch, iguana, ink, infant, igloo.
  • 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 'Beginning Sounds: Pp' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Beginning Sounds: Pp'. Circle the pictures that begin with the letter P.
  • 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.
  • 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

  • This activity focuses on ways to help students make connections between producers and products (i.e. cows and milk). Helpful for city dwellers.
  • Our preschool "St. Patrick's Day-themed" materials - worksheets, flashcards, etc. - in one download.
  • Use this 'Beginning Sounds: Tt' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Beginning Sounds: Tt'. Circle the pictures that begin with the letter T.
  • The complete text of the rhyme, followed by a cloze exercise, writing prompts, a word search, a word sort, a booklet of the text to illustrate, word cards to put in order, and more!
  • 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.
  • Use this 'Beginning Sounds: Short E' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Beginning Sounds: Short E'. Circle the pictures with the SHORT E beginning sound. Teacher expectations should match student ability/vocabulary. egg, elephant, elk, extinguisher, eggplant.
  • 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 Pop! Goes the Weasel (preschool/ primary) Nursery Rhymes is perfect to practice money skills. Your elementary grade students will love this Pop! Goes the Weasel (preschool/ primary) Nursery Rhymes. The complete text of the song, followed by a cloze exercise, writing prompts, a word search, fun work with U.S. coins, a booklet of the text to illustrate, and word cards to put in order. A great little unit!
  • 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.
  • Use this 'Beginning Sounds: Ss' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Beginning Sounds: Ss'. Circle the pictures that begin with the letter S.
  • Use this 'Book: Animals of The Mitten Activities (color) (primary/kindergarten)' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Book: Animals of The Mitten Activities (color) (primary/kindergarten)'. Construct a mitten or pair of mittens from outline. Cut out the color illustrated animals provided to use in individual, learning center or group activities. Based on the folktale illustrated by Jan Brett. Includes an activity suggestion sheet for teachers.
  • Use this 'Beginning Sounds: Gg' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Beginning Sounds: Gg'. Circle the pictures that begin with the letter G.
  • Use this 'Beginning Sounds: Dd' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Beginning Sounds: Dd'. Circle the pictures that begin with the letter D.
  • This What does not belong? ("things that are round" theme) Worksheet is perfect to practice math skills. Your elementary grade students will love this What does not belong? ("things that are round" theme) Worksheet. Circle the item that does not belong in each group (circle, ball, orange, soap).
  • 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 'Beginning Sounds: Ff' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Beginning Sounds: Ff'. Circle the pictures that begin with the letter F.
  • An early reader book shaped like a mitten and based on the folktale illustrated by Jan Brett, titled The Mitten. A two book pages per sheet of paper format that engages student in cutting and coloring.
  • Use this 'Beginning Sounds: Mm' printable worksheet in the classroom or at home. Your students will love this 'Beginning Sounds: Mm'. Circle the words that begin with the letter M.
  • 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.
  • 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).