Type:

Lesson Plan

Description:

These independent literacy center activities were created to be used in the classroom during guided reading and/or small group instruction.

Subjects:

  • Language Arts > General
  • Language Arts > Alphabet
  • Language Arts > Careers
  • Language Arts > Journalism
  • Language Arts > Listening & Speaking
  • Language Arts > Literature
  • Language Arts > Phonics
  • Language Arts > Reading Comprehension
  • Language Arts > Research
  • Language Arts > Spelling
  • Language Arts > Story Telling
  • Language Arts > Vocabulary
  • Language Arts > Writing
  • Education > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 1
  • Grade 2
  • K

Keywords:

Literacy Centers

Language:

English

Access Privileges:

Public - Available to anyone

License Deed:

Creative Commons Attribution 3.0

Collections:

None
Update Standards?

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.K.3: Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science,

With prompting and support, identify characters, settings, and major events in a story.

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.1.3: Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science,

Describe characters, settings, and major events in a story, using key details.

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.2.3: Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science,

Describe how characters in a story respond to major events and challenges.

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.3.3: Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science,

Describe characters in a story (e.g., their traits, motivations, or feelings) and explain how their actions contribute to the sequence of events.

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.2.5: Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science,

Describe the overall structure of a story, including describing how the beginning introduces the story and the ending concludes the action.

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.K.4a: Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science,

Identify new meanings for familiar words and apply them accurately (e.g., knowing duck is a bird and learning the verb to duck).

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.1.4a: Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science,

Use sentence-level context as a clue to the meaning of a word or phrase.

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.2.4a: Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts & Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science,

Use sentence-level context as a clue to the meaning of a word or phrase.

S1137107: Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills for English Language Arts and Reading, Amended 2010

identify elements of a story including setting, character, and key events;

S113710B: Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills for English Language Arts and Reading, Amended 2010

retell a main event from a story read aloud; and

S113710C: Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills for English Language Arts and Reading, Amended 2010

describe characters in a story and the reasons for their actions.

S113714F: Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills for English Language Arts and Reading, Amended 2010

describe the plot (problem and solution) and retell a story's beginning, middle, and end with attention to the sequence of events; and

S1137191: Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills for English Language Arts and Reading, Amended 2010

describe similarities and differences in the plots and settings of several works by the same author; and

S1137150: Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills for English Language Arts and Reading, Amended 2010

describe characters in a story and the reasons for their actions and feelings.

S11371A8: Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills for English Language Arts and Reading, Amended 2010

describe main characters in works of fiction, including their traits, motivations, and feelings.

S11371B5: Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills for English Language Arts and Reading, Amended 2010

use context to determine the relevant meaning of unfamiliar words or multiple-meaning words;
Curriki Rating
On a scale of 0 to 3
3
On a scale of 0 to 3

This resource was reviewed using the Curriki Review rubric and received an overall Curriki Review System rating of 3, as of 2010-09-25.

Component Ratings:

Technical Completeness: 3
Content Accuracy: 3
Appropriate Pedagogy: 0

Reviewer Comments:

This resource contains 75 worksheet based activities to be used in literacy centers in the first and second grade classroom. They range from determining beginning, middle, end in a story to sorting noun words into person, place or thing to writing grammatical sentences replete with appropriate punctuation to identifying homophones, etc. etc. Essentially, this is a rich collection of a variety of literacy skills for students in grade one and two to practice independently during center time.

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