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Read and Draw a Story Worksheets

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Google Slide, PDF | 1 page | Grades: K - 1

Practice reading comprehension with kindergarten and first-grade students with a set of Read and Draw comprehension worksheets.

Drawing Pictures for Reading Comprehension– A Visualization Strategy

Reading comprehension can be difficult for teachers and students, but it doesn’t have to be. By breaking down the process into smaller steps, you can help your students learn how to comprehend any text. One way to do this is by drawing pictures for comprehension.

Our Read and Draw Comprehension Worksheets teach kindergarten and first-grade students to comprehend text by having them draw pictures of the story. With a clear focus on comprehension, these worksheets are perfect for use in guided reading groups and as homework activities. Each of the six worksheets includes a decodable text, picture ideas,  and space for readers to include a story drawing. 

Through this activity, students will demonstrate knowledge with the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension
  • Identifying essential details in a text.
  • Retelling a story using pictures or words.

Tips for Differentiation + Scaffolding 

A team of dedicated, experienced educators created this resource to support your reading lessons.

In addition to individual student work time, use this activity to enhance learning through guided reading groups, whole class lessons, or remote learning assignments. 

Suppose you have a mixture of above and below-level learners and ELL/ESL students. In that case, we have a few suggestions for keeping students on track with these concepts: 

🆘 Support Struggling Students

Have students work in pairs or small groups to read the text and complete the activities.

Provide read-aloud accommodations as needed.

➕ Challenge Fast Finishers

Encourage students to read other texts and draw pictures to continue blending art and reading comprehension.

Plan lessons for all ability levels with our 10 Best Scaffolding Strategies! 

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