These digital passages are standards-based activities for students to use when focusing on informational, or nonfiction standards. These are perfect for Google Classroom and they’re made in Google Slides! Students will read the standards-based passages, annotate their text, then answer comprehension questions about the text and the standard. They are all Common-Core standards-based passages for first grade students. There are a total of 58 passages for 1st graders to use with informational, or nonfiction texts.
Keep in mind that these passages are a digital version of the resources that come from my non-digital ELA units. They’ve been reformatted so that they work in Google Classroom.
- RI1.1- Ask and Answer Questions- 6 passages
- RI1.2- Main Topic- 8 passages
- RI1.3- Making Connections- 6 passages
- RI1.4- Unknown Words- 6 passages
- RI1.5- Text Features- 6 passages
- RI1.6- Text Versus Images- 5 passages
- RI1.7- Images in a Text- 5 passages
- RI1.8- Author’s Point and Reasons- 6 passages
- RI1.9- Compare and Contrast- 10 passages (5 sets of passages)
When you purchase this bundle, you will receive a PDF handout. This handout will have links to the 9 different ELA standards sets.
You can choose how you’d like to use these graphic organizers…
- Copy the specific slide you need and share it with your students.
- Share the entire presentation for them to fill out by a certain date or for use when they are reading independently.
- Create a graphic organizer folder for your students to access whichever ones they want/need.
Here is a list of titles/topics covered in each unit (with Lexile levels)…
- Fruits- 300L
- Sunscreen- 490L
- The Desert- 400L
- Manatees- 400L
- Calendars- 430L
- Ducks- 460L
- In the Ocean- 450L
- Getting Ready- 480L
- Hospitals- 450L
- “Sit, Stay”- 460L
- Making Ice Cream- 460L
- Becoming Famous- 430L
- Making Better Choices- 490L
- Water Ahead!- 470L
- What are Whales- 460L
- Zookeepers and Vets- 340L
- Celebrating America- 490L
- Making Brownies- 390L
- Growing Plants- 470L
- The Wright Brothers- 410L
- Moon Phases- 440L
- The Animal Kingdom- 480L
- Factories- 490L
- Out in Space- 460L
- Cool Digging- 480L
- Handy Workers- 390L
- Exploring Bugs- 400L
- Animal Sounds- 370L
- Dirt Bikes- 510L
- Plant Life Cycle- 420L
- Can You See?- 480L
- Frogs- 390L
- Farmer’s Markets- 480L
- Pilots- 390L
- Percussion Instruments- 520L
- Symbiotic Relationships- 400L
- The Printing Press- 440L
- Neckties- 400L
- New York City- 490L
- Healthy Teeth- 360L
- A Cheetah’s Rest- 380L
- A Striped Horse?- 390L
- Seatbelts- 510L
- Brushing Your Teeth- 490L
- What’s an Okapi- 440L
- Bike Safety- 490L
- Fast Food- 490L
- Camouflage- 480L
- iPods (410L) & iPads (490L)
- How Video Games Help (490L) & How Video Games Hurt (480L)
- Recycling Our Way to a Cleaner Earth (450L) & Reusing Our Way to a Cleaner Earth (490L)
- A Friendly Ocean Animal (490L) & A Fierce Ocean Animal (420L)
- Warm Weather Penguins (400L) & Cold Weather Penguins (400L)
Common Core Reading Literature Standards Included:
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.1.1- Ask and answer questions about key details in a text.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.1.2- Identify the main topic and retell key details of a text.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.1.3- Describe the connection between two individuals, events, ideas, or pieces of information in a text.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.1.4- Ask and answer questions to help determine or clarify the meaning of words and phrases in a text.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.1.5- Know and use various text features (e.g., headings, tables of contents, glossaries, electronic menus, icons) to locate key facts or information in a text.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.1.6- Distinguish between information provided by pictures or other illustrations and information provided by the words in a text.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.1.7- Use the illustrations and details in a text to describe its key ideas.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.1.8- Identify the reasons an author gives to support points in a text.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.1.9- Identify basic similarities in and differences between two texts on the same topic (e.g., in illustrations, descriptions, or procedures).