Sequence Comprehension Skill First Grade Unit 3 Week 6 Created by Kristi Waltke Let’s Review To compare and means to tell ways in which things are alike and different. Summarizing a story means telling the story in a short way. Make sure to tell the important parts. ItItItmay help to think may help to think may help to think about where the about the beginning, about who the story story takes place. middle and is about.end. The theme of a story is a big idea you can learn from reading and thinking about the story. What might happen in your Do What thedoes characters the author learn life that can help you want ayou lesson? to know? understand the big idea? A story’s plot is what happens in the beginning, middle and end of the story. In many stories the events of the story tell how a character’s problem is solved. Drawing Conclusions • Authors don’t always come right out and tell you everything in a story. • Sometimes you are given clues. Like a detective, you have to use the words and pictures to figure out the story! The order that events take place is called Sequence. Words like first, next and last help readers figure out the order of events. Good readers pay attention to the order in which things happen. First put the meat and Next thesandwich. sandwich. Lastclose eat the cheese on the bread. Put the ordinal words by the correct sentence. first last Jan packs her things. It’s time for bed in her new home. next Jan watches the people rush around in the city. first next last last Put the ordinal words by the correct sentence. Toad’s seeds grew! next Toad shouted at his seeds. first Toad planted some flower seeds. first next last next Put the ordinal words by the correct sentence. The caterpillar hangs from a stem. first The caterpillar eats. last The caterpillar grows a shell and is in a chrysalis. first next last last Put the ordinal words by the correct sentence. The butterfly lays its own eggs. next The butterfly flies to a flower. first The butterfly’s wings dry off. first next last last first Put the ordinal words by the correct sentence. Raccoon finds that caterpillar is a chrysalis. Raccoon looks for caterpillar. next Raccoon sees that most of the leaves are on the ground. first next last next Put the ordinal words by the correct sentence. Goose tells Raccoon that he must fly to where it is warm. first Goose helps Raccoon look for Caterpillar. last Goose flies south. first next last Put the ordinal words by the correct sentence. Raccoon tells Bear good night. last Bear tells Raccoon that he will sleep for next a long time. first Raccoon goes to Bear’s house. first next last Put the ordinal words by the correct sentence. Raccoon sees Squirrel. first Raccoon tells Squirrel about how their next friends are not able to play with them. last Raccoon and Squirrel race and play together. first next last Knowing about the sequence of a story will help you become a super reader!