The Sun—Informational Text Worksheet

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

This interactive and printable worksheet, is designed to help kindergarten and first-grade students learn about the sun, one of the essential celestial bodies in our solar system. The engaging passage and comprehension questions allow students to develop their reading comprehension skills while gaining knowledge about the sun's characteristics and importance.

The interactive version of this worksheet can be completed online, making it an excellent resource for remote learning or classroom use with digital devices. Alternatively, the printable PDF format allows for traditional pen-and-paper practice, catering to various learning preferences.

What will your child learn through this worksheet?

Through this worksheet, your child will:

  • Learn that the sun is a star and not a planet.
  • Understand that the sun is big, yellow, and gives off light and heat.
  • Recognize the importance of the sun in helping plants grow and warming the planet.
  • Develop reading comprehension skills by answering questions based on the provided passage.

Learning Outcomes


  • Identify the sun as a star.
  • Recall key facts about the sun's appearance and functions.
  • Demonstrate comprehension of the passage by answering questions correctly.


  • Develop an appreciation for the sun's significance in supporting life on Earth.


  • Collaborate with peers or seek assistance from teachers when needed.


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Publisher: Workybooks
Written by:Jacqueline Juliano
Illustrated by: Workybooks Team

Common core standards covered

With prompting and support, ask and answer questions about key details in a text.

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