Sunday, October 11, 2020

FREE LANGUAGE ARTS LESSON - “Reading Comprehension Through Talk”

by Ms Joanne
Kindergarten - 1st Grade

This is a series of drawing activities to help beginning readers with reader responses. The activities are as follows:

  1. Draw the plot and then retell the story to a friend
  2. Draw the good and the bad characters and explain your drawing to a friend
  3. Draw two characters who are similar and explain to a friend why they are alike
  4. Draw the setting of the story and explain to a friend who is in the setting and what the character is doing there
  5. Find the names of the author and illustrator of a book and copy them. Draw what you would do if you were an author or illustrator.
  6. Explain to a friend what you like in the story and what you don't like

Also included are a teacher guide for using these organizers and a list of Common Core standards addressed through these activities.

Other resources for emergent readers and writers:

Animals: Easy Readers

Community Workers: Easy Readers

Reader's Theatre for Emergent Readers

Halloween Readers’ Theater for Emergent and Beginning Readers

Phonics Spinner Games for Short Vowels (a FREE download)

The An Word Family: Phonics and Writing Fundamentals (a FREE download)

Short Vowels Mega Bundle A range of activities to teach Short Vowel Word Families.

Short Vowel Phonics Practice 80 worksheets, 9 different styles, to practice short vowels (included in the Short Vowels Mega Bundle resource).

Illustrated Short Vowels Phonics Word Wall (included in the Short Vowels Mega Bundle resource).

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