Fables, Stories, and Poems : Reading Prose and Poetry : First Grade English Language Arts Worksheets

Below, you will find a wide range of our printable worksheets in chapter Fables, Stories, and Poems of section Reading Prose and Poetry. These worksheets are appropriate for First Grade English Language Arts. We have crafted many worksheets covering various aspects of this topic, and many more. We hope you find them very useful and interesting.

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Fables, Stories, and Poems

Encourage students to read the poem out loud.

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Worksheet: First Grade

A Zoo Trip


Read the story, then answer the related questions.

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A Birdie and a Parrot


Read the poem and answer the related questions.

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Limerick - Mr. Frog


A limerick is often a funny/humorous poem consisting five lines.

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The Bear and the Two Travelers


Read the story about two men and their encounter with a bear. Then answer the related questions.

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The Little Red Hen


Read the story about the hardworking hen, the lazy duck, and goose. Then circle the correct answers.

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Understanding a Poem


Read the poem about the cutest brother. Then answer the related questions.

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Hickory Dickory Dock - Sequencing


Cut the sentences into different strips from the first page. Glue them on the next page in the correct sequence.

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Hickory Dickory Dock - Nursery Rhyme


Read the nursery rhyme aloud.

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After reading the nursery rhyme, students should be able to answer the simple questions on the worksheet.

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Baa Baa Black Sheep


Encourage students to read the poem and color the pictures at the bottom.

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Students will write the rhyming words and answer the questions from the nursery rhyme.

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Color the picture and fill in the blanks using words from the word bank.

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Worksheet: First Grade

An Acrostic Poem


An Acrostic Poem is a type of poetry in which the letters of the topic word are used to begin each line. All lines in the poem must relate to or describe the topic.

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