A comprehensive Common Core resource for informational text! Build strong reading comprehension skills for first grade students with close reading, vocabulary, comprehension, and writing activities that support the rigor of Common Core. Each of the 10 units includes a nonfiction minibook and supporting activities that are easy to scaffold, such as: · Picture dictionary: content vocabulary and Words to Know list · I Read and Understand: text-dependent questions · I Read Closely: close reading activity · Words I Know: vocabulary activity · I Can Write: text-based, scaffolded writing assignment · What I Learned: writing assignment to culminate units with two-page selections Additional teacher support includes: · Common Core State Standards correlations provided for every unit for easy reference · Downloadable home–school connection activities and projects to extend learning at home. · Guided reading level to help identify appropriate texts for students The nonfiction minibooks cover grade-level content-area topics: Science Articles We Need the Sun Little Blue Butterfly About the Wind Water Social Studies Articles The Statue of Liberty Looking at the United States Biography Articles Winslow Homer, American Artist Maria Martinez, Native American Potter George Washington Carver How-to Article How to Make the President’s Breakfast
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Since 1979, Evan-Moor Educational Publishers has provided educators with practical, creative, and engaging PreK–8 materials to support and enrich the core curriculum.
We strive to produce educational materials that are aligned with current standards and best educational practices—and with student interests and motivations. We pride ourselves on our ability to create products that not only build and reinforce basic and complex skills, but that develop a curiosity about the subjects in which those skills are taught.