⭐️These 12 printable and digital Lexile® leveled reading comprehension stories are perfect for teaching, developing, or reinforcing retelling story skills. Google slides version is perfect for Google Classroom integration and distance learning. Aligned to CCSS RL.1.2, first grade students learn to retell stories, including key details, and demonstrate an understanding of the central message or lesson.
⭐️If you do not use Common Core, this packet is still perfect for teaching retelling story skills. Aligns with many state specific standards, including TEKS and VA SOL.
⭐️Includes standard based questions, anchor charts, and two skills focused test passages. Certified Lexile measured close reading comprehension texts are varied within the second and third grade bands.*
⭐️The printable PDF and digital versions are both included with this product for classroom and distance learning needs. The digital version is compatible with Google Drive and Google Slides, and can be downloaded from Google Slides into PowerPoint.
✏️Lexile Levels – Each passage contains a certified Lexile measure to make differentiation easy. Passages vary across the 1st grade Common Core Text Complexity Band (the range for first grade is 190L – 530L). *Two passages are below 190L to include beginner readers.
✏️Integrated Color Coding – Color coding strategy encourages students to learn how to find and use text evidence in their answers.
✏️Comprehensive – Passages are perfect for comprehensive standard based test prep. Included anchor charts and questions make this resource great for lesson modeling. Works perfectly for small groups and guided reading.
✏️Scaffolding – Utilizes the Lexile Framework® for Reading and a mix of standard based essay and multiple choice questions to allow educators to scaffold independent work and homework. Also great for centers and interventions.
✏️Highly Engaging – Contains original stories with custom illustrations designed to engage students of all levels and interests.
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1. Retell Stories Anchor Chart & Journal Page
2. Retell Stories Practice Passages & Question Sets
- Sick Day- 220L
- Grounded- 270L
- Kitchen Robot- 310L
- Loose Tooth- 360L
- The Lion and the Mouse- 380L
- Frog and the Crocodile- 440L
- Sister War- 450L
- Treasure Hunter- 500L
- The Donkey- 530L
3. Assessment Passages & Question Sets
- Dino Race- 350L
- Nia’s Birthday- 420L
See more about why certified Lexile measures matter by clicking on the product preview and navigating to the About Lexile Levels page.