What books should a first grader be reading?

What books should a first grader be reading?

Books for Grade 1 – our recommendations

  • The True Story of the Three Little Pigs by Jon Scieszka.
  • There’s an Alligator Under My Bed by Mercer Mayer.
  • Freckle Juice by Judy Blume.
  • The Boy Who Loved Words by Roni Schotter.
  • There is a Bird on Your Head!
  • Ramona the Pest by Beverly Cleary.
  • Diary of a Wombat by Jackie French.

What reading level should a 1st grader be on?

A first grader should be at a reading level between 3 to 12. Higher reading levels indicate that they’re near the top of their class, but there’s always room for growth. In some cases, your child might fall below or rise above the range. Practice and proper tutoring will improve their reading level.

What should kids be able to read in 2nd grade?

2nd grade reading Children in second grade are becoming fluent readers in chapter books. They will start around a DRA 8 and should be reading at a DRA 30 by the end of the year. (The DRA is a standardized reading test commonly used in schools in the U.S. and Canada.)

What are some good books for second graders to read?

50 of the Best Books for Second Grade 1. Giraffe Problems by Jory John 2. After the Fall (How Humpty Dumpty Got Back Up Again) by Dan Santat 3. The Patchwork Bike by Maxine Beneba Clarke 4. Fruit Bowl by Mark Hoffman 5. Interrupting Chicken and the Elephant of Surprise by David Ezra Stein 6. Jack (Not Jackie) by Erica Silverman

What subjects to teach for 2nd grade?

Second-grade teachers cover the following topics: The cycle of life: Plants and animals have predictable life cycles. Seasons: The four seasons, including their characteristics. Matter: Materials come in solid, liquid, and gas forms, and matter can change states. The human body: The skeletal, muscular, digestive and nervous systems, and how to take care of the body.

What is the average reading fluency of second graders?

In 2nd grade reading, your child should be reading 50 to 60 words a minute at the beginning of the school year and 90 words per minute by the end of the year. To test this, give your child a story from her reading list that she has not read, but will pique her interest. If it’s below the speed levels noted above, then fluency is a problem.

What do students learn in second grade?

In second grade, students move from learning to read to reading to learn. We focus on comprehension as well as decoding. Students will learn to sequence a story, identify main ideas, story elements, and the author’s purpose, as well as being able to make inferences and predictions based on the reading material.