First grade teachers, are you looking for something to make planning for your literacy block or Reader’s Workshop time easy and fun? This Empowering Little Readers First Grade August reading unit contains everything you need to teach foundational skills, comprehension, story elements, shared reading, grammar, and vocabulary.
This unit uses interactive read alouds with a close read model – each week you will focus on one book and going deeper within that text.
*This is available in a yearlong bundle here: Little Readers 1st Grade Reading Curriculum
Each week contains 5 days worth of lesson plans for you with foundational or phonemic awareness activities, shared reading (poetry), a whole group reading lesson, independent work, vocabulary, crafts, and directed drawings. This curriculum is designed to meet all Common Core State Standards.
What is included in each unit?
- Interactive Read Aloud Lessons for August
- Comprehension Strategies and Printables
- Poems for Shared Reading
- Mentor Sentences with Grammar Mini-Lessons
- Weekly Vocabulary
- Phonological and Phonemic Awareness
- Weekly Crafts
- Weekly Directed Drawings
- Posters and Anchor Charts
August Phonological and Phonemic Awareness Focus: How to participate in group reading activities, hearing rhymes, identifying rhymes
August Grammar for 1st Grade: