Literacy Resources and Activities

A collection of literacy activities and literacy games you can use with your kindergarten, first grade, or second game students. You’ll find lots of phonics…
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1st Grade Compare and Contrast Reading Passages Free
Are you looking for fun compare and contrast activities to practice 1st grade reading comprehension? Download this pack of compare and contrast free printable today. Great to use in guided reading groups in first grade or for your reluctant readers. Mastering comprehension strategies in first grade is crucial and these free compare and contrast passages will give your first graders the practice they need. Could also be used as 1st grade reading homework, or as 1st grade morning work.
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Free Compare and Contrast Worksheets First Grade
Do you need first grade free compare and contrast worksheets? Download this compare and contrast free printable today! Excellent practice for your struggling readers to get in reading comprehension practice. Includes compare and contrast worksheets first grade. Could be used in first grade reading centers. Use these free compare and contrast activities for 1st grade reading whole group, or 1st grade readers workshop. Students can never get enough free reading comprehension practice.
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1st Grade Compare and Contrast Free Printable
Are you looking for fun compare and contrast activities to practice 1st grade reading comprehension? Download this pack of compare and contrast free printable today. Great to use in guided reading groups in first grade or for your reluctant readers. Mastering comprehension strategies in first grade is crucial and these free compare and contrast passages will give your first graders the practice they need. Could also be used as 1st grade reading homework, or as 1st grade morning work.
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What's An Interactive Read Aloud
Need fun 1st grade reading activities? Interactive read alouds for 1st grade are perfect for teaching comprehension strategies. You can use interactive read alouds for your reluctant readers, as guided reading activities, or in reader's workshop. In this blog learn what is a read aloud, read aloud benefits, what kids can do during a read aloud, reading vocabulary activities, interactive read and aloud book list. You'll even get interactive read aloud tips to use in your first grade classroom.
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1st Grade Visualization Worksheet
Are you looking for visualizing activities to practice 1st grade reading strategies? This blog has visualization worksheets free printables. Use the visualization lessons for first grade in guided reading groups in first grade or for reluctant readers. Mastering comprehension strategies in first grade is crucial and visualizing mini lessons will give first graders the practice they need. Could also be used in 1st grade reading centers, 1st grade reading homework, or as 1st grade morning work.
Do you need first grade reading worksheets? This blog post has excellent practice for your struggling readers to get in reading comprehension practice. Includes visualizing worksheets free printable that could be used in first grade reading centers, first grade reading homework, or as first grade morning work. Use these visualizing activities for 1st grade reading whole group, or 1st grade readers workshop. Students can never get enough free reading comprehension practice.
Printables for Visualizing in Reading For 1st Grade
Do you need first grade reading worksheets? This blog post has excellent practice for your struggling readers to get in reading comprehension practice. Includes visualizing worksheets free printable that could be used in first grade reading centers, first grade reading homework, or as first grade morning work. Use these visualizing activities for 1st grade reading whole group, or 1st grade readers workshop. Students can never get enough free reading comprehension practice.
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How To Create Interactive Read Aloud Lesson Plans
Want fun 1st grade read alouds with activities? These read alouds for first grade are perfect for teaching reading comprehension. You can use interactive read alouds for first grade for your struggling readers, as small group reading activities, whole group reading activities or in guided reading. Learn how to write read aloud questions, benefits of read alouds, how to create reading anchor charts for first grade, the best read aloud strategies, how to create read aloud anchor charts and more.
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How to Teach Visualization in 1st Grade
Are you looking for visualizing activities to practice 1st grade reading strategies? This blog has visualization worksheets free printables. Use the visualization lessons for first grade in guided reading groups in first grade or for reluctant readers. Mastering comprehension strategies in first grade is crucial and visualizing mini lessons will give first graders the practice they need. Could also be used in 1st grade reading centers, 1st grade reading homework, or as 1st grade morning work.
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Interactive Read Alouds: What Are They?
Want fun 1st grade read alouds with activities? These read alouds for first grade are perfect for teaching reading comprehension. You can use interactive read alouds for first grade for your struggling readers, as small group reading activities, whole group reading activities or in guided reading. Learn how to write read aloud questions, benefits of read alouds, how to create reading anchor charts for first grade, the best read aloud strategies, how to create read aloud anchor charts and more.
Do you need first grade reading worksheets? This blog post has excellent practice for your struggling readers to get in reading comprehension practice. Includes visualizing worksheets free printable that could be used in first grade reading centers, first grade reading homework, or as first grade morning work. Use these visualizing activities for 1st grade reading whole group, or 1st grade readers workshop. Students can never get enough free reading comprehension practice. Close Reading Passages, Digital Literacy Activities
Visualizing in First Grade Printables
Do you need first grade reading worksheets? This blog post has excellent practice for your struggling readers to get in reading comprehension practice. Includes visualizing worksheets free printable that could be used in first grade reading centers, first grade reading homework, or as first grade morning work. Use these visualizing activities for 1st grade reading whole group, or 1st grade readers workshop. Students can never get enough free reading comprehension practice.
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Free End of Year Activities for Second Grade
Looking for free 1st grade writing prompts. free 2nd grade writing worksheets, or free kindergarten writing prompts? Check out these free end of the year printables. Great to use in 1st grade reading centers, 2nd grade reading centers, kindergarten reading centers, or in reading small groups Review 1st grade writing skills with these free eoy activities for students.
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Free End of Year Crafts First Grade
Looking for free writing activities for first grade or free end of the year crafts? Check out these end of the year free printables. Great to use in reading centers, early finishers or as morning work. Review writing skills with the end of year writing kindergarten free prompts that also include a free writing craftivity. Comes with 1st grade and 2nd grade options as well.
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How to Teach Main Idea in 1st Grade
Do you need ideas on how to teach main idea and key details in 1st grade or fun main idea activities? This blog post goes into detail on the main idea definition and gives fun ideas on teaching the main idea. Use the main idea free printables included as a main idea and key details assessment. You could also use the main idea free worksheets as a main idea anchor chart. You will be given main idea examples that you can use in 1st grade reading whole group or in first grade reading small groups.
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How to Teach Main Idea and Details in 1st Grade
Do you need ideas on how to teach main idea and key details in 1st grade or fun main idea activities? This blog post goes into detail on the main idea definition and gives fun ideas on teaching the main idea. Use the main idea free printables included as a main idea and key details assessment. You could also use the main idea free worksheets as a main idea anchor chart. You will be given main idea examples that you can use in 1st grade reading whole group or in first grade reading small groups.
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Main Idea 1st Grade Freebie
Do you need ideas on how to teach main idea in 1st grade or fun main idea and details activities? This blog post will define main idea and gives fun ideas on main idea lessons. Use the free main idea passages included as a main idea assessment for your first graders. You could also use the main idea freebie as inspiration for creating a main idea and detail anchor chart. You will be given main idea examples that you can use in first grade whole group reading or 1st grade guided reading groups.
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Comprehension Boosters for Story Retelling Strategies
If you are teaching retelling in first grade or retelling in second grade check out this blog post that sheds light on 3 genius tips that are guaranteed to boost reading comprehension. Retelling a story can be a hard reading comprehension strategy for 1st graders and 2nd graders to grasp but with these story retelling strategies your struggling readers reading comprehension will take off in no time. Learn how to use retelling anchor charts, retelling graphic organizers and more.
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Top 15 Reading Strategies Every Teacher Needs to Try
Are you looking for reading comprehension strategies to use during readers workshop or guided reading groups? If so, this blog is for you! Check out these 15 comprehension strategies for first grade and second grade readers. These reading activities include teaching students how to make predictions, make text connections, as well as how to find the main idea. You can also find ideas for author’s purpose as well as retelling. Be sure to use these reading strategies today!
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15 Must-Try Reading Strategies for 1st Graders
Are you in need of reading comprehension activities? If so, check out this blog post that outlines comprehension reading strategies for 1st graders readers, 2nd grade readers, and 3rd grade readers. Get reading comprehension questions for any book. You can find ideas for visualizing activities, text feature activities, asking and answering question anchor chart ideas, comparing and contrasting lessons and more. Make sure you check out these reading comprehension strategies today!
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3 Genius Tips To Improve Retelling in First Grade
Do your first grade students or second grade students struggle to retell a story? If so, read this blog post with 3 fantastic and easy tips for 1st grade teachers and 2nd grade teachers to use during retelling activities. Use these retelling strategies during whole group reading, small group reading, 1st grade reading homework, 1st grade morning work and independent work in your classroom. Learn about story retelling props, how to write a retelling and score a free retelling a story lesson plan!
Are you in need of reading comprehension activities? If so, check out this blog post that outlines comprehension reading strategies for 1st graders readers, 2nd grade readers, and 3rd grade readers. Get reading comprehension questions for any book. You can find ideas for visualizing activities, text feature activities, asking and answering question anchor chart ideas, comparing and contrasting lessons and more. Make sure you check out these reading comprehension strategies today! Reading Comprehension Questions, Reading Comprehension Activities
15 Ultimate Reading Comprehension Activities for 1st Grade
Are you in need of reading comprehension activities? If so, check out this blog post that outlines comprehension reading strategies for 1st graders readers, 2nd grade readers, and 3rd grade readers. Get reading comprehension questions for any book. You can find ideas for visualizing activities, text feature activities, asking and answering question anchor chart ideas, comparing and contrasting lessons and more. Make sure you check out these reading comprehension strategies today!
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3 Easy Strategies for Retelling a Story
If you are teaching retelling in first grade or retelling in second grade check out this blog post that sheds light on 3 genius tips that are guaranteed to boost reading comprehension. Retelling a story can be a hard reading comprehension strategy for 1st graders and 2nd graders to grasp but with these story retelling strategies your struggling readers reading comprehension will take off in no time. Learn how to use retelling anchor charts, retelling graphic organizers and more.
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Free Retelling Lesson to Use with Any Book
Score free retelling activities and a free retelling a story lesson plan. This is a retelling lesson for second grade or retelling lesson for first grade. Includes a retelling anchor chart, retelling questions, retelling books for first grade, and the retelling mini lesson. Reading Comprehension in grade 1 and 2nd grade reading comprehension can be hard but not with this free comprehension mini lesson for you to use. Make reading comprehension strategies easy with these free graphic organizers.
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Free Retelling Lesson Plan and Retelling Book List
Grab this free retelling lesson for first grade or retelling lesson for second grade. This retelling mini lesson comes with a retelling anchor chart for 1st grade retelling book list, and retelling graphic organizers. Retelling a story can be a hard thing for 1st grade reading comprehension mastery. Having strong story retelling strategies in place is important. The reading comprehension strategy of retelling doesn't have to be hard to teach. Use this free retelling lesson plan to make it easy.