“Grandfather and Me” Literacy Grade 1


Grandfather and Me is a 2-page literacy lesson for Grade 1. Models good hand-printing, for independent reading, 3-letter and 4-letter words. Tasks: Give the story a title. Pick out rhyming words, identify words in the list connected to dogs.    


Grandfather and Me

Grandfather and Me  is a 2-page literacy lesson for Grade 1 and early Grade 2. A story first and word activities follow.

This unit of work is:

In large print. The story text models good hand printing.
Good for independent reading. 
3-letter, and some 4-letter words. ‘Around’ and ‘grandfather’ are the longest words.
Follow-on literacy activities:
Finding the rhyming word and picking words out that relate to dogs.
Lots to talk about.
Students give a title to the text.

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