Characters, Settings, & Events – 1st Grade – ELA.1.R.1
⭐️These Lexile® leveled close reading stories are perfect for teaching, developing, or reinforcing Florida B.E.S.T standards 1st grade ELA.1.R.1 reading comprehension skills focused on characters, settings, and events. Printable PDF & Digital Google Slides versions make this resource perfect for classroom and distance learning. Aligned to Florida B.E.S.T standards ELA.1.R.1, first grade students learn to retell stories, including key details, and demonstrate an understanding of the central message or lesson.
⭐️Includes Lexile leveled passages, standard based questions, anchor charts, and two skills focused test passages. Certified Lexile measured close reading comprehension texts are varied within the first grade band.
⭐️If you do not use Florida Best, a similar packet aligned to RL.1.3 is available.
⭐️This printable and digital resource is compatible with Google Drive and Google Slides.
*This digital version saves paper and is perfect for distance learning, but still requires teachers to correct student responses.
✏️Lexile Levels – Each passage contains a certified Lexile measure to make differentiation easy. Passages vary across the 1st grade Common Core Text Complexity Band (the range for first grade is 190L – 530L). *Two passages are below 190L to include beginner readers.
✏️Integrated Color Coding – Color coding strategy encourages students to learn how to find and use text evidence in their answers.
✏️Comprehensive – Passages are perfect for comprehensive standard based test prep. Included anchor charts and questions make this resource great for lesson modeling. Works perfectly for small groups and guided reading.
✏️Scaffolding – Utilizes the Lexile Framework® for Reading and a mix of standard based essay and multiple choice questions to allow educators to scaffold independent work and homework. Also great for centers and interventions.
✏️Highly Engaging – Contains original stories with custom illustrations designed to engage students of all levels and interests.
1. How to Use This Resource
2. Characters Anchor Chart & Student Practice
3. Setting Anchor Chart & Student Practice
4. Events Anchor Chart & Student Practice
5. Mentor Model Text: The Tale of Peter Rabbit
6. The Light- 70L
7. Too Much Fun- 170L
8. Rover Takes Over- 180L
9. The Talent Show- 190L
10. The Magic Fish- 260L
11. The Time Machine-320L
12. Town Mouse and Country Mouse- 390L
13. The Grotto- 400L
14. Making Treats- 430L
- Whose Kitten?- 260L
- Wagons West- 420L
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