January

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.1.5

Explain major differences between books that tell stories and books that give information, drawing on a wide reading of a range of text types.

Readers Study Non Fiction Text Features in All About Books! We complete our first research project and diorama!

December

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.1.5
Explain major differences between books that tell stories and books that give information, drawing on a wide reading of a range of text types

Readers use their strategies in their Toolbox to help them read hard words!

November

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.1.1
Ask and answer questions about key details in a text.

Readers know how to ask and answer questions using question words: who, what, when, where, why, how and how many.

Reader's Workshop

October 

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.1.2
Retell stories, including key details, and demonstrate understanding of their central message or lesson.

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.1.3
Describe characters, settings, and major events in a story, using key details.

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.1.7
Use illustrations and details in a story to describe its characters, setting, or events.

Readers Retell Parts of the Stories (Characters, Setting, Plot, Problem, Solution, Title, Author, and more!)​ 

June

Readers Interview Friendly Faces.

May

​CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.1.6
Identify who is telling the story at various points in a text.

Craft studies of Kevin Henkes, Shel Silverstein, Eric Carle and more!

February

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.1.5
Explain major differences between books that tell stories and books that give information, drawing on a wide reading of a range of text types.

Readers study How to Books and Make their own YouTube Tutorial!

March

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.1.10
With prompting and support, read prose and poetry of appropriate complexity for grade 1.

Readers Study Folktales and Cultural Books

September 

Readers Explore the Library and Build Good Reading Habits

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April

​CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.1.4
Identify words and phrases in stories or poems that suggest feelings or appeal to the senses.


CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.1.6
Identify who is telling the story at various points in a text.

Readers Read and Write Poetry