The following is a brief summary of the different reading activities your child will take part in daily in first grade:
- Guided Reading: small group reading instruction based on student needs.
- Reader’s Workshop: whole group reading instruction with an in-depth focus on how reading works. This includes a mini lesson, time to read independently, and a time for students to share their noticings about what they’ve read.
- Read Aloud
- Shared and Interactive Reading: students are involved in reading an enlarged text
- Independent Reading: students read of their choice at their independent level to practice fluent and phrased reading.
|Unit of Study|
|Building a Reading Life|
|How to Introduce a Book to Yourself|
|How to Distinguish Between Books that Tell Stories and Books that Share Information|
|Types of Nonfiction and How to Navigate Nonfiction|
|Road Map of Fiction|
|Comparing Similarities and Differences of Texts on the Same Topic|
|How Illustrations Convey Meaning|
|Literature Discussion Groups|
|Fiction Story Elements|
|Main Idea & Key Details|
|Author Study: Cynthia Rylant|
|Point of View|