Improve reading and comprehension skills through play—activities for kids ages 5 to 7
Help first graders learn to read and improve comprehension with colorful activities they'll have a blast doing. From short stories to fill-in-the-blanks, The Big Book of Reading Comprehension Activities, Grade 1 is jam-packed with 120 awesome reading lessons that are perfect for after-school and summer practice. Kids will learn the different parts of a story, how to ask questions about what they read, and more!
Learning through play—A wide variety of different exercises help kids engage with the material and get excited to learn to read.
Essential skill development—Set little ones up for a lifetime of success as they learn to retell stories, describe main ideas, identify characters, and more.
Progressive difficulty—The activities in this first-grade reading comprehension workbook start simple and grow more complex as kids learn to read more fluently.
Give early readers a boost in school with super fun reading activities that grow their thinking skills.
About the Author
HANNAH BRAUN writes curriculum for teachers and parents of elementary-aged children. She spent eight years as a classroom teacher and has two children of her own. Hannah loves to bring about “aha” moments for kids by breaking down tricky concepts into digestible parts. Hannah is the author of the blog The Classroom Key (TheClassroomKey.com), where she shares ideas and information about best practices in teaching.
“The Big Book of Reading Comprehension Activities, Grade 1 is an excellent resource for reading skills from beginning readers to more advanced readers and is especially supportive of English Language Learners.”—Ana Snelling, First-Grade Bilingual Teacher, Guadalupe, CA
“The Big Book of Reading Comprehension Activities, Grade 1 is a must for all teachers or parents with a child in first grade…[It] provides quick and ready-to-use activities that are enriched with a variety of skills and content.”—Crystal Morrill, Teacher and mom of two, Clearfield, UT
“I am excited to use The Big Book of Reading Comprehension Activities, Grade 1 with my students that are working toward mastering comprehension skills…I can’t wait to start implementing this in my small groups!”—Tracy Regnier, Teacher, Salt Lake City, UT
“The Big Book of Reading Comprehension Activities, Grade 1 is a wonderful resource for both parents and teachers. [It] is filled with fun, engaging stories and reading comprehension activities that are directly related to the Common Core standards. It is amazing how easy [this book] makes it.”— Nicolette Dixon, Teacher, Moon Township, PA
“Hannah Braun’s Big Book of Reading Comprehension Activities, Grade 1 is a phenomenal [resource] for teachers and parents. [It] is packed full of colorful visuals and fosters creativity in students in addition to challenging them in the area of literacy. It is highly connected to Common Core standards and even addresses issues like being kind to others, being a good friend, and anti-bullying. I am thoroughly impressed.”—Valerie Erickson, Gifted & Talented Educator, Denver, CO