A fun Mother’s Day acrostic poems for students!
1st Grade CCSS: Reading: Literature
For first graders, this Common Core area helps students gain mastery of the deeper tasks involved in reading a fictional text. No matter what they are reading, the standards require students to increase the complexity in the texts they read and deepen their understanding of the connections within and between texts. Among the complete standards for this grade, first graders will be asked to: retell stories and show they understand key details and central lessons, identify characters, settings, and major events using key details, identify words that deal with feelings or sensory experiences, identify who is telling a story, use illustrations in a story to describe characters, setting or plot, compare and contrast the adventures and experiences of characters in familiar stories, and read poetry and prose of grade appropriate complexity.
Week 11 Reading Comprehension (A-11). Focus: Words in the –ob family.
Here’s a great prompt for writing acrostic poetry.
Aesop was a Greek writer who wrote stories called fables. A fable is a story that gives a lesson at the end. Students read through a fable and put the events in order.
See what your students come up with when you hand out this worksheet and have them write an acrostic poem about Christmas.
This classic literature set focuses on The Rootabaga Stories which was written by Carl Sandburg in 1922. The set includes several different worksheets that help students practice reading comprehension skills, vocabulary and more.
Learning how to describe characters can be fun. In this activity, students will read a short paragragh and then draw a picture that matches the description.
This activity asks students to read a paragraph about a man in the room. They will then try to draw the character using the information from the paragraph.
Week 10 Reading Comprehension (A-10). Focus: Words in the –op family.
A fun acrostic poem using the word, “earth”. An engaging activity for students in the early elementary grades.
Week 36 Reading Comprehension (A-36). Focus: Long “ee” Pattern Words.
Bring some fun into the classroom with this Acrostic Poem activity for the Fourth of July!
Week 15 Reading Comprehension (A-15). Focus: Words in the –un family.
Week 5 Reading Comprehension (A-5). Focus: Words in the –it family.
Week 24 Reading Comprehension (A-24). Focus: Short “u” Words.
Week 8 Reading Comprehension (A-8). Focus: Words in the –ick family.
Week 33 Reading Comprehension (A-33). Focus: Short “oo” with _oo_ Words.
Week 26 Reading Comprehension (A-26). Focus: Long “a” with _a_e Words.
Week 23 Reading Comprehension (A-23). Focus: Short “o” Words.
Week 21 Reading Comprehension (A-21). Focus: Short “a” Words.