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First Grade

Basic Skills
Reading Comprehension and Reading Skills

Basic reading comprehension and
reading skills activities
necessary for developing the skills
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❏ Antonyms _____________________________________________________________
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❏ Synonyms ____________________________________________________________
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❏ Vocabulary ____________________________________________________________
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❏ Completing Sentences___________________________________________________
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❏ Sequencing ___________________________________________________________
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Reading Comprehension
❏ Jan’s New Bike ________________________________________________________
❏ My Uncle’s Airplane _____________________________________________________
❏ If I Were King __________________________________________________________
❏ Joel’s Pets ____________________________________________________________
❏ Larry the Frog _________________________________________________________
❏ Karen’s Doll ___________________________________________________________
❏ Chris Likes Science _____________________________________________________
❏ My Friend Tickles_______________________________________________________
❏ The Apple Pie _________________________________________________________
❏ Jeremy the Squirrel ______________________________________________________
❏ Big Balloons ___________________________________________________________
❏ Rainy Day _____________________________________________________________
❏ Rowe’s Dog ___________________________________________________________
❏ Baby Chickens _________________________________________________________
❏ Wally the Whale ________________________________________________________
❏ Betsy the Cow _________________________________________________________
❏ Joe’s Day at the Beach __________________________________________________
❏ Sally the Baker _________________________________________________________
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Table of Contents

Reading Skills
Reading Words .................................3
Reading Words .................................4
Reading Words .................................5
Antonyms ..........................................6
Antonyms ..........................................7
Antonyms ..........................................8
Antonyms ..........................................9
Synonyms .......................................10
Synonyms .......................................11
Rhyming words ...............................12
Rhyming words ...............................13
Rhyming words ...............................14
Vocabulary ......................................15
Vocabulary ......................................16
Vocabulary ......................................17
Completing Sentences....................18
Completing Sentences....................19
Completing Sentences....................20
Sequencing .....................................21
Sequencing .....................................22
Sequencing .....................................23

Reading Comprehension
Jan’s New Bike ...............................24
My Uncle’s Airplane ........................25
If I Were King ..................................26
Joel’s Pets.......................................27
Larry the Frog .................................28
Karen’s Doll.....................................29
Chris Likes Science ........................30
My Friend Tickles............................31
The Apple Pie .................................32
Jeremy the Squirrel ...........................33
Big Balloons .......................................34
Rainy Day ..........................................35
Rowe’s Dog........................................36
Baby Chickens...................................37
Wally the Whale .................................38
Betsy the Cow.................................39
Joe’s Day at the Beach ...................40
Sally the Baker...................................41
Answer Pages .............................42–48

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1st Grade Basic Skills: Reading Comprehension and Reading Skills © Teacher's Friend, a Scholastic Company

Skill: Reading words
Name___________________________
Look at each picture. Circle the word in each row of words
that describes the picture.

1. sun box sad
2. green yellow red
3. hot mop boy

1. man bat bone
2. blue white one
3. hard moo sing

1. ring ball rain
2. wet pot win
3. look nail boy

1. ball bell hand
2. store bear star
3. call top round
3

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from bite rope 4 1st Grade Basic Skills: Reading Comprehension and Reading Skills © Teacher's Friend. cone sand mean 3. cat bat dog 2. pail pick face 2. Circle the word in each row of words that describes the picture. jump ear cake 3. a Scholastic Company . meow beach by 1. pond pig house 1. boy girl bee 2.Skill: Reading words Name___________________________ Look at each picture. five roll frog 2. hop walk duck 3. hook book egg 3. sat read milk 1. 1.

Circle the word in each row of words that describes the picture.Skill: Reading words Name___________________________ Look at each picture. rock door hen 2. dog cow goat 2. a Scholastic Company . rain start nose 3. knob two knee 5 1st Grade Basic Skills: Reading Comprehension and Reading Skills © Teacher's Friend. glass wave cat 3. nest oven open 3. box jar back 2. bark purr moo 3. could cloud cow 2. tail sail flag 1. 1. lid kite sack 1. boot shop high 1.

a Scholastic Company . up kite down dog go send stick stop cold hot tail put run wet walk top sink was swim moon tall short blue cut little big happy name girl boy cat dad new low old hot love out all hate 6 1st Grade Basic Skills: Reading Comprehension and Reading Skills © Teacher's Friend.Name___________________________ Skill: Antonyms Circle the word that is the opposite of the first word.

a Scholastic Company .Name___________________________ Skill: Antonyms Circle the word that is the opposite of the first word. out in this dog high tiny low far happy sad bunny silly good log full bad all can none smart open long close silver end cow begin green win yes lose fast mom aunt dad sister work see eat play 7 1st Grade Basic Skills: Reading Comprehension and Reading Skills © Teacher's Friend.

soft up hard bunny near white far day full she frog empty fast pot snake slow round square cut door sit chair pet stand wet paste pool dry push pull corn fish clean book foot dirty cry laugh bell bag 8 1st Grade Basic Skills: Reading Comprehension and Reading Skills © Teacher's Friend. a Scholastic Company .Name___________________________ Skill: Antonyms Circle the word that is the opposite of the first word.

a Scholastic Company . big give small hand left cake party right down she brown up hot say warm cold right house car wrong day night see you late they light early leave stay go give throw catch cap cool light dark cloud penny 9 1st Grade Basic Skills: Reading Comprehension and Reading Skills © Teacher's Friend.Name___________________________ Skill: Antonyms Circle the word that is the opposite of the first word.

a Scholastic Company . fast shoe sky quick pail tub sink bucket coat jacket train bird father bus mom dad all every goat wagon pal friend book day box square good oven feel fire touch with afraid zoo lion scared real lunch true jump 10 1st Grade Basic Skills: Reading Comprehension and Reading Skills © Teacher's Friend.Name___________________________ Skill: Synonyms Circle the word that is almost the same as the first word.

Name___________________________ Skill: Synonyms Circle the word that is almost the same as the first word. a Scholastic Company . seat like horse chair hold keep cave tree down egg below shell sleep drive rest fun jump third hop good road bike street car lake fall back pond near barn close little mix spoon stir pen plate find dish grow 11 1st Grade Basic Skills: Reading Comprehension and Reading Skills © Teacher's Friend.

plan man cat ran best rest rush test shop no stop hop cold fold quick sold tail nail boy pail fill flip mill still sad mad bad moon rake ran take bake car star class far fun sun yes run 12 1st Grade Basic Skills: Reading Comprehension and Reading Skills © Teacher's Friend.Name___________________________ Skill: Rhyming words Circle all of the words that rhyme with the first word. a Scholastic Company .

face place nose race boat fold coat float all ball call will cave gave share save jump happy bump lump day stay friend hay hole mole stole pick hot for not cot cook look toll hook seed feed brick weed 13 1st Grade Basic Skills: Reading Comprehension and Reading Skills © Teacher's Friend. a Scholastic Company .Name___________________________ Skill: Rhyming words Circle all of the words that rhyme with the first word.

a Scholastic Company . clean mean bean leap dark shark card park stand hand fast band grow cow mow low tree knee start three nice kind rice mice eat cheat cold beat swing ring sing sew frog fog beep log smell tell ball spell 14 1st Grade Basic Skills: Reading Comprehension and Reading Skills © Teacher's Friend.Name___________________________ Skill: Rhyming words Circle all of the words that rhyme with the first word.

Name___________________________ Skill: Vocabulary Choose a word from the word bank to answer each question. Write your answer in the blank. What can we write with? ////////////////////// 3. What can you pet? ////////////////////// 5. What can we see at the zoo? 15 1st Grade Basic Skills: Reading Comprehension and Reading Skills © Teacher's Friend. glass monkey cake pencil dog shirt 1. What can you wear? ////////////////////// 2. What can you eat? ////////////////////// 4. What can you drink out of? ////////////////////// 6. a Scholastic Company .

What can you wear on your head? 16 1st Grade Basic Skills: Reading Comprehension and Reading Skills © Teacher's Friend. hat book ball door bed school 1. What is something that we can sleep on? ////////////////////// 3. What is round? ////////////////////// 6.Name___________________________ Skill: Vocabulary Choose a word from the word bank to answer each question. What can you read? ////////////////////// 5. What can you open? ////////////////////// 4. Write your answer in the blank. Where do we go to learn things? ////////////////////// 2. a Scholastic Company .

What tastes sweet? ////////////////////// 2. What can we ride in? ////////////////////// 3. What can you cook on? ////////////////////// 5. swing set television glasses candy car stove 1. Write your answer in the blank. What can you watch? ////////////////////// 4.Name___________________________ Skill: Vocabulary Choose a word from the word bank to answer each question. What can you look through? ////////////////////// 6. What can we see at the park? 17 1st Grade Basic Skills: Reading Comprehension and Reading Skills © Teacher's Friend. a Scholastic Company .

She likes to play with ////// . Fluffy also ////// a lot. 1. My ////// is funny. (cat keep happy) 2. Her ////// is Fluffy. (can cute six) 18 1st Grade Basic Skills: Reading Comprehension and Reading Skills © Teacher's Friend. I think Fluffy is very ////// . (yarn man cup) 4. (you see sleeps) 5.Name___________________________ Skill: Completing sentences Choose a word to complete the sentences. (north name car) 3. a Scholastic Company .

(man mice moon) 19 1st Grade Basic Skills: Reading Comprehension and Reading Skills © Teacher's Friend. Today I went into outer ////// . Tomorrow we will go to the ////// . (house home hat) 5.Name___________________________ Skill: Completing sentences Choose a word to complete the sentences. (went we wild) 4. (stay shoe stars) 3. (bear space spot) 2. Timmy ////// with me. I saw a lot of ////// . a Scholastic Company . We were ////// in time for dinner. 1.

My bus is ////// . 1. (ride rake rip) 2. (good give goat) 5. 3. We are ////// friends. Susan (stand seven sits) 4. I ////// to school on the bus. We are in the same ////// . (yellow yes you) ////// next to me on the bus.Name___________________________ Skill: Completing sentences Choose a word to complete the sentences. (can crust class) 20 1st Grade Basic Skills: Reading Comprehension and Reading Skills © Teacher's Friend. a Scholastic Company .

2. I planted the seeds. Soon some flowers began to grow. Read the sentences below. I dug some holes in the garden. 2. ///////////////////// 2. correct order. I waited for a few weeks to go by. I planted the seeds. Rewrite them in the correct order. 21 1st Grade Basic Skills: Reading Comprehension and Reading Skills © Teacher's Friend. My mother gave me some seeds. a Scholastic Company .///////////////////// 3.///////////////////// 1. I watered the seeds. Some flowers began to grow.Name___________________________ Skill: Sequencing 1. Read the story.///////////////////// 4. Each day I watered the seeds. My mother gave me some seeds.

Rewrite them in the correct order. I will jump in the water.Name___________________________ Skill: Sequencing 1. Grandma will fix lunch for me.///////////////////// 3. I will put on my swimsuit. Mom will swim with me. Tomorrow I will go swimming.rrder. I will put on my swimsuit.///////////////////// 4. a Scholastic Company . ///////////////////// 2. Grandma will fix lunch for me. Then I will dive off of the diving board. I will jump in the water to get wet. Read the story.///////////////////// 1. Read the sentences below. 22 1st Grade Basic Skills: Reading Comprehension and Reading Skills © Teacher's Friend. 2. Mom will swim with me after lunch.

2.Name___________________________ Skill: Sequencing 1. Mom cooked our fish. We ate breakfast. We woke up early. Read the story. Read the sentences below.2. Dad bought some bait. ///////////////////// 2. We left the house after we ate. We ate breakfast. 23 1st Grade Basic Skills: Reading Comprehension and Reading Skills © Teacher's Friend.///////////////////// 4. Dad bought some worms. We woke up very early. W e caught five fish. a Scholastic Company . Dad and I went fishing today. Mom was happy to cook them for us.///////////////////// 3.///////////////////// 1. Rewrite them in the correct order. We went to the bait store.

Where does Jan go after she goes to Allison’s house? ////////////////////// 24 1st Grade Basic Skills: Reading Comprehension and Reading Skills © Teacher's Friend. She goes to Allison’s house and then she goes back home. Jan can ride her bike fast. What does Jan have? ////////////////////// 2. What color is Jan’s new bike? ////////////////////// 3. Her new bike is red. Where does Jan go on her bike? ////////////////////// 6. a Scholastic Company . What is on the back of the bike? ////////////////////// 4.Name___________________________ Skill: Reading comprehension Read the story then answer the questions. It has an orange flag on the back. She rides her bike after school. Jan’s New Bike Jan has a new bike. 1. When does Jan ride her bike? ////////////////////// 5.

What are on the wings of the airplane? ////////////////////// 4. The wings have stars on them. What is the name of the airplane? ////////////////////// 6. It is yellow with blue stripes. Who took a trip in the new plane? ////////////////////// 5. My Uncle’s Airplane My uncle has a new airplane. Does the airplane fly high or low? ////////////////////// 25 1st Grade Basic Skills: Reading Comprehension and Reading Skills © Teacher's Friend. Who has a new airplane? ////////////////////// 2. What are the colors of the airplane? ////////////////////// 3. It flys high.Name___________________________ Skill: Reading comprehension Read the story then answer the questions. a Scholastic Company . The name of his plane is Yellow Bird. He took me on a trip in his new plane. 1.

Name___________________________ Skill: Reading comprehension Read the story then answer the questions. I would wear a robe with fur on it. What would I call my land? ////////////////////// 5. What would I wear on my head? ////////////////////// 4. What would happen every year in Funville? ////////////////////// 6.” Every year we would have a parade. 1. What would I like to be? ////////////////////// 2. a Scholastic Company . If I Were King I would like to be a king. I would call the land I rule “Funville. What would be on my robe? ////////////////////// 3. I would want all of the people in Funville to be happy. Do I want the people in Funville to be happy? /////////////////////// 26 1st Grade Basic Skills: Reading Comprehension and Reading Skills © Teacher's Friend. I would wear a gold crown on my head.

How many pets does Joel have? ////////////////////// 2. How many cats does Joel have? ////////////////////// 3. He has two cats and one dog. Joel’s dog is named Hook. Joel gives his pets fresh food and water each day. 1.Name___________________________ Skill: Reading comprehension Read the story then answer the questions. What does Joel give to his pets? ////////////////////// 27 1st Grade Basic Skills: Reading Comprehension and Reading Skills © Teacher's Friend. What are the names of Joel’ s cats? ////////////////////// 5. Joel’s Pets Joel has three pets. a Scholastic Company . He plays fetch with Hook. Joel’s cats are named Fifi and Foofoo. How many dogs does Joel have? ////////////////////// 4. What is the name of Joel’ s dog? ////////////////////// 6.

He likes to eat flies for dinner. What color is Larry? ////////////////////// 3. What is Larry? ////////////////////// 2. Larry is green with brown spots. he hops around the pond. After Larry catches flies. a Scholastic Company . Where does Larry love to play? ////////////////////// 4. He loves to play in the pond.Name___________________________ Skill: Reading comprehension Read the story then answer the questions. What does Larry catch? ////////////////////// 5. What does Larry do after he catches flies? ////////////////////// 28 1st Grade Basic Skills: Reading Comprehension and Reading Skills © Teacher's Friend. 1. What does Larry like to eat for dinner? ////////////////////// 6. Sometimes Larry catches flies. Larry the Frog Larry is a frog.

Is Kathy a real person? ////////////////////// 29 1st Grade Basic Skills: Reading Comprehension and Reading Skills © Teacher's Friend. Karen’s Doll Karen’s favorite toy is her doll. a Scholastic Company . What color is Kathy’s dress? ////////////////////// 5. The doll’ s name is Kathy. What does Kathy do when Karen is at school? ////////////////////// 6.Name___________________________ Skill: Reading comprehension Read the story then answer the questions. What color is Kathy’s hair? ////////////////////// 4. What is Karen’s favorite toy? ////////////////////// 2. Karen was three years old when she got her doll. Kathy sleeps on Karen’s bed when Karen is at school. 1. Kathy has blond hair and wears a pink dress. What is the name of Karen’ s doll? ////////////////////// 3.

Chris Likes Science My name is Chris. What is on the cover of this book? ////////////////////// 6. What will I study next year at school? ////////////////////// 30 1st Grade Basic Skills: Reading Comprehension and Reading Skills © Teacher's Friend. I like stories about stars and planets the best. What is my name? ////////////////////// 2. We will study the sun in science class next year . What does the book I am reading have a lot of? ////////////////////// 5. It has a picture of the sun on the cover. The book has many pictures. What am I reading about now? ////////////////////// 4.Name___________________________ Skill: Reading comprehension Read the story then answer the questions. I like to read. The book I am reading now is about the sun. What kind of books do I like? ////////////////////// 3. a Scholastic Company . 1.

Do you know what kind of animal T ickles is? 1. Tickles is very small. What kind of animal is T ickles? ////////////////////// 31 1st Grade Basic Skills: Reading Comprehension and Reading Skills © Teacher's Friend. a Scholastic Company . Tickles’ favorite food is cheese. Tickles has two round ears and a black nose. T ickles has a long tail. What is my friend’s name? ////////////////////// 2. He has gray fur. What food does Tickles like the best? ////////////////////// 5. My Friend Tickles I have a friend named T ickles. What color is Tickles’ fur? ////////////////////// 4. Tickles is afraid of cats.Name___________________________ Skill: Reading comprehension Read the story then answer the questions. What is Tickles afraid of? ////////////////////// 6. Is Tickles small or large? ////////////////////// 3.

we baked the pie for 30 minutes. 1. The Apple Pie Mother and I baked a pie. What kind of pie did we bake? ////////////////////// 3. How long did we bake the pie? ////////////////////// 6.Name___________________________ Skill: Reading comprehension Read the story then answer the questions. What kind of pie do I not like? ////////////////////// 4. Next. First. Then we put the filling in the crust. Who baked a pie? ////////////////////// 2. W e baked an apple pie. we ate the pie for dessert. we made the pie crust. I do not like blueberry pie. After dinner. What did Mother and I do first? ////////////////////// 5. a Scholastic Company . Who ate the pie? ////////////////////// 32 1st Grade Basic Skills: Reading Comprehension and Reading Skills © Teacher's Friend.

Jeremy the Squirrel There is a squirrel that lives in my backyard. 1. What does the squirrel climb? ////////////////////// 6. What is on the squirrel’ s tail? ////////////////////// 4. What color is the squirrel? ////////////////////// 3. The squirrel is brown. He has black stripes on his tail. a Scholastic Company . What will I name the squirrel? ////////////////////// 33 1st Grade Basic Skills: Reading Comprehension and Reading Skills © Teacher's Friend.Name___________________________ Skill: Reading comprehension Read the story then answer the questions. Sometimes the squirrel climbs trees. What does the squirrel gather? ////////////////////// 5. Sometimes I watch him gather nuts. I will name the squirrel Jeremy. Where does the squirrel live? ////////////////////// 2.

“Thank you. Big Balloons Lou loves balloons. One balloon is yellow. Lou holds the balloons tightly so that they will not fly away . What are the colors of the balloons? ////////////////////// 5. Where did Lou get the balloons? ////////////////////// 2.Name___________________________ Skill: Reading comprehension Read the story then answer the questions. At the circus.” Two balloons are red. Lou told the clown. What did Lou say to the clown? ////////////////////// 6. Two balloons are green. How many balloons does Lou have? ////////////////////// 4. Why does Lou hold the balloons tightly? ////////////////////// 34 1st Grade Basic Skills: Reading Comprehension and Reading Skills © Teacher's Friend. a clown gave Lou five big balloons. a Scholastic Company . Who gave the balloons to Lou? ////////////////////// 3. 1.

What does Roy splash in? ////////////////////// 5. Who plays in the rain with Roy sometimes? ////////////////////// 35 1st Grade Basic Skills: Reading Comprehension and Reading Skills © Teacher's Friend. Where does Roy go? ////////////////////// 4. He goes outside. What does Roy like to play in? ////////////////////// 2. he puts on his raincoat and boots. What does Roy put on when it rains? ////////////////////// 3. When it rains. Roy splashes in the puddles.Name___________________________ Skill: Reading comprehension Read the story then answer the questions. Sometimes Meyer plays in the rain with Roy. What must Roy think he is? ////////////////////// 6. 1. Rainy Day Roy likes to play in the rain. Roy must think that he is a duck. a Scholastic Company .

a Scholastic Company . What does my friend Rowe have? ////////////////////// 2. Rowe and Bambi play with the dog a lot. What color is Rowe’s dog? ////////////////////// 4. I really like Rowe’s dog. What do I wish? ////////////////////// 36 1st Grade Basic Skills: Reading Comprehension and Reading Skills © Teacher's Friend. I wish I had a dog like Rowe’ s. 1.Name___________________________ Skill: Reading comprehension Read the story then answer the questions. Rowe’s Dog My friend Rowe has a dog. Do I like Rowe’s dog? ////////////////////// 3. What color is the dog’ s collar? ////////////////////// 5. She wears a red collar. What does Rowe’s dog chew on? ////////////////////// 6. His dog is brown. Rowe’s dog loves to chew on bones.

Name___________________________ Skill: Reading comprehension Read the story then answer the questions. One day the eggs cracked open. 1. Where did the mother chicken sit? ////////////////////// 2. Then some little chicks popped out of the eggs. What happened to the eggs one day? ////////////////////// 5. What was the mother chicken sitting on? ////////////////////// 4. a Scholastic Company . Baby Chickens A mother chicken sat on her nest. What color were her feathers? ////////////////////// 3. She was a big chicken with yellow feathers. She was sitting on some eggs. How many chicks were there? ////////////////////// 37 1st Grade Basic Skills: Reading Comprehension and Reading Skills © Teacher's Friend. What came out of the eggs? ////////////////////// 6. Now the chicken had six chicks.

When he lands in the water. What kind of animal is W ally? ////////////////////// 2. Sometimes Wally dives deep then he jumps high into the air. Wally the Whale Wally is a big blue whale. Wally makes a big splash. W ally lives in the ocean. a Scholastic Company . Where does Wally live? ////////////////////// 4. 1. He swims with his whale friends. Who does Wally swim with? ////////////////////// 5.Name___________________________ Skill: Reading comprehension Read the story then answer the questions. What happens when Wally lands in the water? ////////////////////// 38 1st Grade Basic Skills: Reading Comprehension and Reading Skills © Teacher's Friend. What does Wally do after he dives deep? ////////////////////// 6. What color is Wally? ////////////////////// 3.

What do our other cows say? ////////////////////// 6. Betsy the Cow My family lives on a farm. Why is Betsy a special cow? ////////////////////// 5. What is the name of our cow? ////////////////////// 3.Name___________________________ Skill: Reading comprehension Read the story then answer the questions. Where does our family live? ////////////////////// 2. What color is Betsy? ////////////////////// 4. W e have a cow named Betsy.” Betsy tells us what the other cows are saying. a Scholastic Company . Betsy is brown with white spots. She can talk! Our other cows only say. “Moo. What does Betsy tell us? ////////////////////// 39 1st Grade Basic Skills: Reading Comprehension and Reading Skills © Teacher's Friend. Betsy is a special cow. 1.

Who plays with Joe sometimes? ////////////////////// 40 1st Grade Basic Skills: Reading Comprehension and Reading Skills © Teacher's Friend. a Scholastic Company . Joe plays at the beach. He swims in the waves. What does Joe like to wear? ////////////////////// 3. 1. Sometimes. Sol plays at the beach with Joe. He wears his blue swimsuit. What does Joe build with sand? ////////////////////// 5. What does Joe bring for lunch? ////////////////////// 6. For lunch. Joe’s Day at the Beach During the summer. What does Joe swim in? ////////////////////// 4.Name___________________________ Skill: Reading comprehension Read the story then answer the questions. Where does Joe play during the summer? ////////////////////// 2. Joe brings a sandwich and some juice. Joe builds castles made of sand.

Sally loves to bake for her family. Sally likes to make chocolate cakes the best. When the cake is done. What does Sally do when the cake is done? ////////////////////// 6. 1.Name___________________________ Skill: Reading comprehension Read the story then answer the questions. Who does Sally like to bake for? ////////////////////// 41 1st Grade Basic Skills: Reading Comprehension and Reading Skills © Teacher's Friend. What does Sally love to bake? ////////////////////// 2. Who helps Sally? ////////////////////// 3. a Scholastic Company . Sally lets the cake cool. Sally the Baker Sally loves to make cakes. She mixes the batter . What kind of cake does Sally like to make the best? ////////////////////// 4. Her mother helps her bake the cakes. What does Sally’s mother do after the batter is mixed? ////////////////////// 5. Her mother puts the cake in the oven.

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1st Grade Basic Skills: Reading Comprehension and Reading Skills © Teacher's Friend. a Scholastic Company 44 book ball hat dog glass monkey Page 18 cute sleeps name yarn door cake cat bed pencil Page 15 school shirt Page 19 class Page 20 good home moon sits yellow ride Page 17 went stars space Page 16 swing set glasses stove television car candy Answer Key .

My mother gave me some seeds. Dad bought some bait. I planted the seeds. Mom will swim with me. It is red. 1st Grade Basic Skills: Reading Comprehension and Reading Skills © Teacher's Friend. Page 24 I would like to be a king. Yes My Uncle and me Yellow Bird It flys high. Some flowers began to grow. I watered the seeds. Page 21 I will put on my swimsuit. Answer Key . She rides her bike after school. We ate breakfast. She goes to Allison’s house. She goes home. a Scholastic Company 45 Funville I would have a parade. A new bike Page 22 I will jump in the water. We woke up early. An orange flag Page 25 Fur It is yellow with blue stripes. Page 26 A gold crown Stars are on the wings. My Uncle Page 23 Mom cooked our fish.Grandma will fix lunch for me.

Fifi and Foofoo Hook Fresh food and water 1st Grade Basic Skills: Reading Comprehension and Reading Skills © Teacher's Friend. No Flies Flies He hops around the pond. Two Page 27 Her doll A frog Three Answer Key . a Scholastic Company 46 We made the pie crust.Pink She sleeps on Kathy’s bed. Thirty minutes Mom and I Cheese Cats A mouse Pictures The sun Science Page 32 Blueberry pie Gray The sun Page 31 Apple Small Books about stars and planets Page 30 Mother and I Tickles Chris Page 29 Blond In the pond One Page 28 Kathy Larry is green with brown spots.

Page 38 In the ocean Eggs Brown Page 37 Blue Yellow Yes Page 36 He is a whale.Five Red. a Scholastic Company 47 His whale friends He jumps high into the air. Chicks Six Red A bone I wish that I had a dog like Rowe’ s. Page 35 On her nest Meyer A duck Puddles Outside His raincoat and boots The rain A dog Page 34 A clown Brown Page 33 At the circus Our backyard Answer Key . So that they will not fly away Black stripes Nuts Trees Jeremy 1st Grade Basic Skills: Reading Comprehension and Reading Skills © Teacher's Friend. They cracked open. green. He makes a big splash. and yellow Thank you.

She can talk. Moo What the other cows are saying She puts the cake in the oven. a Scholastic Company 48 Sol Page 40 A sandwich and some juice Castles The waves His blue swimsuit At the beach Brown with white spots Chocolate Page 39 Betsy Her mother Page 41 On a farm Cakes Answer Key . Her family 1st Grade Basic Skills: Reading Comprehension and Reading Skills © Teacher's Friend. She lets the cake cool.