make connections to personal experiences, ideas in other texts, and society with adult assistance;
A graphic organizer for students to record text-to-self, text-to-text, and text-to-world connections.
Make text-to-self, text-to-text, and text-to-world connections when reading a piece of text with this recording sheet
Assess first-grade reading comprehension skills with a Humpty Dumpty Reading passage and comprehension worksheet.
Learn about Harriet Tubman and her work in the abolitionist movement with this 15-slide read-along PowerPoint presentation.
A comprehension worksheet paired with an article about ways to keep our native animals and plants safe by being a good pet owner.
Read along to learn about soldier & activist Charity Adams Earley with this 13-slide PowerPoint presentation.
Read along to learn about Ruby Bridges and her role in desegregation with this 14-slide PowerPoint presentation.
Learn about and discuss activist Rosa Parks and the Montgomery bus boycott with this 15-slide read-along PowerPoint presentation.
Use this 13-slide PowerPoint as a collaborative reading exercise about Martin Luther King, Jr.
A graphic organizer to use with students when making connections with a piece of text.
A 14-slide PowerPoint to use as a shared reading activity about Anna May Wong.
A 13-slide PowerPoint to use as a shared reading activity about Queen Lili'uokalani.
A 15-slide PowerPoint to use as a shared reading activity about Clara Barton.
A story and worksheet that explores issues regarding female gender stereotypes.
A worksheet paired with an article about people around the world who have dedicated their lives to helping others.
Five sets of literacy rotation task cards to be used in conjunction with issue 1 of Teach Starter's Grade 1 magazine.
A beautifully designed, 24-page reading magazine specifically written for Grade 1 students.