Animated Reading Comprehension Lessons & Activity (First Grade)

multiple meaning wordsMultiple Meaning Words – This free vocabulary lesson focuses on multiple meaning words. Kids solve riddles with words such as bark, ring, and watch. In the end, they can use the tickets they earned from each riddle to play a fun water balloon game.

Basic Sight Words – First graders will love making Puppybot dance when they find the sight words in this free lesson. Short sentences are given and children are prompted to see, say, and click sight words such as ran, went, and came.

Sequencing – This free reading comprehension lesson will not only teach your kids how to make a spoon puppet, but it will also help them practice sequencing by putting parts of a story about Emperor Penguins in order. Signal words such as first, next, then, and finally are also introduced.

Vocabulary Acquisition and Use:
Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases based on grade 1 reading and content, choosing flexibly from an array of strategies.
Identify frequently occurring root words (e.g., look) and their inflectional forms (e.g., looks, looked, looking).
Text Types and Purposes:
Write narratives in which they recount two or more appropriately sequenced events, include some details regarding what happened, use temporal words to signal event order, and provide some sense of closure.
Key Ideas and Details:
Ask and answer questions about key details in a text.