Stars—Reading for Purpose Worksheet

Grades
1
Standards
RI.1.1
RI.1.10
RF.1.4.A
RF.1.4.B
Formats
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This learning resource is available in interactive and printable formats. The interactive worksshet can be played online and assigned to students. The Printable PDF version can be downloaded and printed for completion by hand.
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About the Worksheet

The "Stars" worksheet is an educational resource designed to help students learn about the basic concepts of stars, their characteristics, and how we observe them from Earth. It presents information in a concise and engaging manner, making it suitable for primary school students.

This interactive and printable worksheet, starts with a short passage that introduces stars as "big balls of gas" that come in different sizes, colors, and temperatures. It highlights the Sun as the closest star to Earth and explains how telescopes are used to observe distant stars. The passage is accompanied by a colorful illustration of a telescope, adding visual appeal to the content.

After reading the passage, students are prompted to answer three comprehension questions that reinforce their understanding of the key concepts covered. These questions address the basic nature of stars, the identification of the closest star to Earth, and the tool used to observe distant stars.

This interactive and printable worksheet, is available in both interactive and printable PDF formats. The interactive format allows students to complete the worksheet online, making it convenient for digital learning environments. The printable PDF version can be downloaded and printed, enabling students to work on the worksheet by hand, which may be more suitable for traditional classroom settings or for those who prefer a physical copy.

What will your child learn through this worksheet?

Through this worksheet, your child will learn the following:

  • Stars are massive balls of gas in space.
  • Stars vary in size, color, and temperature.
  • The Sun is the closest star to Earth.
  • Telescopes are used to observe stars that are very far away from Earth.

Learning Outcomes

The specific learning outcomes for this worksheet are:

Cognitive

  • Understand the basic nature and characteristics of stars.
  • Identify the Sun as the closest star to Earth.
  • Recognize the purpose and use of telescopes in observing distant stars.

Psychomotor

  • Develop reading comprehension skills by understanding the information presented in the passage.
  • Practice answering questions based on the information provided.

Affective

  • Foster curiosity and interest in learning about celestial objects like stars.
  • Appreciate the beauty and wonder of the night sky and the stars visible from Earth.

Tags

Stars, Celestial Objects, Solar System, Sun, Telescopes, Space Science, Reading Comprehension, Primary Education, Interactive Worksheet, Printable Worksheet, Learning Resource.

Publisher: Workybooks
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Written by:Jacqueline Juliano
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Illustrated by: Sean Hnedak

Common core standards covered

RF.1.4.a
Read grade-level text with purpose and understanding.
RF.1.4.b
Read grade-level text orally with accuracy, appropriate rate, and expression on successive readings.
RI.1.1
Ask and answer questions about key details in a text.
RI.1.10
With prompting and support, read informational texts appropriately complex for grade 1.

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