Digital 1st Grade Guided Reading Comprehension Passages: Levels I & J {Easel™ +}

Digital 1st Grade Guided Reading Comprehension Passages: Levels I & J {Easel™ +}

It can be used by 1st- to 2nd grade Homeschool students.

Includes: Google Slides, PDF and a Google PDF of 100 pages. Also includes 50 pages in color and black & White.

This Guided Reading Comprehension packet, which contains 15 reading passages and is intended to help children work towards the goals of reading Levels 1 and J text (DRA Levels 16-18) and answering text-based questions.

Each passage contains four multiple-choice and three short answer questions.

This resource is best used towards the end or beginning of first grade. This resource is part of a series to help students read at the correct level. Reading Comprehension Passages to Guided Reading Levels C-P.

These options offer flexibility for distance learning and/or classroom settings:

1)Here is a link to the document Google Slides™

2)Link to a document that contains a JPEG image Each page

3)Ready to be used with Easel by TpT™ (The new digital TpT tool)

4)Printable, as a traditional PDF in full color

5) Printable, as a traditional PDF in a black-and-white version for ink-saving

Students learn to use evidence to support their thinking. I ask them to find the text that supports their answer and highlight it.

There are two options available:

★Color-coded highlighting: Students highlight the answer to each question using a different colored marker.

★Numbered Highlighting: Students highlight relevant evidence and then write the question # beside it.

These worksheets and passages can be used for guided reading, homework and fluency work.

My students often join me on scavenger hunts to find words with special endings or long vowels.

These passages are included:





★Sending a letter

★Food Chains


★Day and night



★ A Plane Ride


★The Lion and the Mouse

★The Rhinoceros, and the Tick Bird

★The Turnip

Both a full-color version and an ink-saving, black and white version are available for use as a printable resource.

This resource can be used online/digitally with the Tpt Digital Tool. Select pages can be assigned via Google Classroom.

This is a quick and effective way to determine the ideal Guided Reading Placement Level for each child. Text Level Estimator.

This resource is for those who subscribe to the TpT school access subscription program. Perfect Pairing PackAlso available in Levels I/J and G/H Click HereView the entire resource. (This resource is open to everyone but was designed to maximize School Access’s value.

We appreciate you stopping by to take a look.

Sincerely Anne Gardner (National Board Certified in Literacy).


For multiple-choice questions, an answer key is provided. Answers to many written responses questions can be varied and considered correct provided that the student uses the evidence in the text to support their answer.


Also Available:

Reading Comprehension Passages to Guided Reading Levels G & H

Reading Comprehension Passages For Guided Reading Levels L and K

Reading Comprehension Passages to Guided Reading Levels M & N

* This printable PDF file and the digital versions are available immediately upon purchase. *

Also known as: Guided Reading Comprehension Passages and Questions: Gd. Rdg. Levels I and II

End of Year 1st Grade Reading Comprehension Passages & Questions {Distance Learning Packets}



Grade-level texts can be read orally with accuracy, appropriate speed, and expression for each reading.


Grade-level texts should be read with understanding and purpose.


You can read complex informational texts for grades 1 and 2 with prompting and support.


You can read complex informational texts for grades 1 and 2 with prompting and support.


This interactive activity is ready to use and students can complete it on any device. You can use Easel from TpT for free! Learn more.


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