Common Core State Standards (CCSS) Correlations

Daily Warm-Ups: Nonfiction & Fiction Writing Grade 1

Daily Warm-Ups: Nonfiction & Fiction Writing Grade 1

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Strand - Writing Standards, Grade 1

Text Types and Purposes

ELA.W.1.1: Write opinion pieces in which they introduce the topic or name the book they are writing about, state an opinion, supply a reason for the opinion, and provide some sense of closure.

Activity Page
A Linny 13
Happy Ways 17
A Special Thing 23
Someday 24
The Flood 29
The Elephant 42
Different Places 60
Is it Yucky? 66
Lion at the Movies 90
Crocodile at the Pool 91
The Best Pet 92
The Happy Seal 93
Painted Rooms 99
Seasons 104
The Opposite 105
King Midas 111
Superpower! 113
The Sun 128

Text Types and Purposes

ELA.W.1.2: Write informative/explanatory texts in which they name a topic, supply some facts about the topic, and provide some sense of closure.

Activity Page
All About You 14
My Friend 15
Crab Crossing 20
Smoke Jumper 21
Hot-Water Monkeys 22
A Special Thing 23
A Rainy Place 28
Whose Kitchen? 30
Tiger! 32
Cold or Freezing? 38
Warm or Hot? 39
On the Farm 53
What Animal? 54
The Grasshopper 67
What’s the Game? 70
Big and Small 82
Pete and Penny 83
The Beach 84
Where You Have Never Gone 85
Lost! 88
Old Faithful 95
Yellow Walls 98
When What? 100
Night Sounds 102
A Favorite Spot 106
Pig’s Place 107
A Hero 112
What Pup? 124
Where in the School? 130
Ben and the Turkey 136
Ben and the Fire 137
The Climbing Man 156

Text Types and Purposes

ELA.W.1.3: Write narratives in which they recount two or more appropriately sequenced events, include some details regarding what happened, use temporal words to signal event order, and provide some sense of closure.

Activity Page
Space Log 18
The Astronaut’s Log 19
Anteater in the City 27
Trip to the Zoo 33
The Hungry Gorilla 35
Yesterday 40
Tomorrow 41
The Vet’s View 56
The Rhino’s View 57
How Many in a Week? 59
What Weather? 68
The Oregon Trail 86
A New Place 87
Learning Something New 97
The Dog and the Bone 101
Abe’s Trick 110
The Tortoise and the Rabbit 117
The First Voyage of Columbus 120
Treasure Hunt 121
Who Is Knocking? 125
Roof Ride 126
Two Days at Sea 127
The School Day 138
The Cat’s Work 139
The Hiccups 140
A Weird Sight 161
The Visiting Aunt 165

Production and Distribution of Writing

ELA.W.1.5: With guidance and support from adults, focus on a topic, respond to questions and suggestions from peers, and add details to strengthen writing as needed.

Activity Page
The Giraffe 12
A Linny 13
All About You 14
My Friend 15
How to Smile 16
Happy Ways 17
Space Log 18
The Astronaut’s Log 19
Crab Crossing 20
Smoke Jumper 21
Hot-Water Monkeys 22
A Special Thing 23
Someday 24
The Tadpole 25
Anteater Facts 26
Anteater in the City 27
A Rainy Place 28
The Flood 29
Whose Kitchen? 30
Whose Living Room? 31
Tiger! 32
Trip to the Zoo 33
What Do You Say? 34
The Hungry Gorilla 35
Name Poem 36
Cold or Freezing? 38
Warm or Hot? 39
Yesterday 40
Tomorrow 41
The Elephant 42
What Is It? 43
The Mountain 44
Story Plan 45
Title Excitement! 46
A Must-Read! 47
Swimming with Penguins 48
Swimming with a Whale 49
Writing to Whom? 50
The Visitor 51
What's Buzzing? 52
On the Farm 53
What Animal? 54
The Talking Animal 55
The Vet’s View 56
The Rhino’s View 57
Tooth or Teeth? 58
How Many in a Week? 59
Different Places 60
How Do You Know? 61
Tongue Twisters 62
What to Do with an Ear! 64
Jim the Kangaroo 65
Is it Yucky? 66
The Grasshopper 67
What Weather? 68
Raining Ice Cream 69
What’s the Game? 70
Sports Announcer 71
Three, Two, One 72
Short and Long 73
To the Top! 74
The Climber 75
First, Second, Third 76
Shoes First 77
Party! 78
Surprise Party! 79
Thank-You Note 80
The Jellyfish 81
Big and Small 82
Pete and Penny 83
The Beach 84
Where You Have Never Gone 85
The Oregon Trail 86
A New Place 87
Lost! 88
Lion at the Movies 90
Crocodile at the Pool 91
The Best Pet 92
The Happy Seal 93
Yellowstone 94
Old Faithful 95
Skateboarder Hawk 96
Learning Something New 97
Yellow Walls 98
Painted Rooms 99
When What? 100
The Dog and the Bone 101
Night Sounds 102
The Owl 103
Seasons 104
The Opposite 105
A Favorite Spot 106
Pig’s Place 107
Name Writing 108
State Writing 109
Abe’s Trick 110
King Midas 111
A Hero 112
Superpower! 113
Splat! 114
Story Start 116
The Tortoise and the Rabbit 117
Talking on the Phone 118
Riddles 119
The First Voyage of Columbus 120
Treasure Hunt 121
The Coat Hanger 122
Lost and Found 123
What Pup? 124
Who Is Knocking? 125
Roof Ride 126
Two Days at Sea 127
The Sun 128
Animal Moves 129
Where in the School? 130
The Secret Tunnel 131
Eating an Orange 132
The Wrong Banana 133
Where's the Lemonade? 134
Gobble It Down! 135
Ben and the Turkey 136
Ben and the Fire 137
The School Day 138
The Cat’s Work 139
The Hiccups 140
Big City/Small City 142
On Orange Street 143
The Escape Man 144
The Egg 145
The Biggest Animal 146
The Fastest Animal 147
Eight Arms 148
See the Sea 149
How Do You Hear? 150
The Woodchuck 151
Exciting Sport 152
Horse Race 153
Come See Sue! 154
Starring You! 155
The Climbing Man 156
The Biggest 157
Not Hot 158
Blue Polar Bear 159
Something Weird 160
A Weird Sight 161
All About Bones 162
Seven and Seven 163
What Goes with Ant? 164
The Visiting Aunt 165
Initials 166

Research to Build and Present Knowledge

ELA.W.1.8: With guidance and support from adults, recall information from experiences or gather information from provided sources to answer a question.

Activity Page
The Giraffe 12
A Linny 13
All About You 14
My Friend 15
How to Smile 16
Happy Ways 17
Space Log 18
The Astronaut’s Log 19
Crab Crossing 20
Smoke Jumper 21
Hot-Water Monkeys 22
A Special Thing 23
Someday 24
The Tadpole 25
Anteater Facts 26
Anteater in the City 27
A Rainy Place 28
The Flood 29
Whose Kitchen? 30
Whose Living Room? 31
Tiger! 32
Trip to the Zoo 33
What Do You Say? 34
The Hungry Gorilla 35
Name Poem 36
Cold or Freezing? 38
Warm or Hot? 39
Yesterday 40
Tomorrow 41
The Elephant 42
What Is It? 43
The Mountain 44
Story Plan 45
Title Excitement! 46
A Must-Read! 47
Swimming with Penguins 48
Swimming with a Whale 49
Writing to Whom? 50
The Visitor 51
What's Buzzing? 52
On the Farm 53
What Animal? 54
The Talking Animal 55
The Vet’s View 56
The Rhino’s View 57
Tooth or Teeth? 58
How Many in a Week? 59
Different Places 60
How Do You Know? 61
Tongue Twisters 62
What to Do with an Ear! 64
Jim the Kangaroo 65
Is it Yucky? 66
The Grasshopper 67
What Weather? 68
Raining Ice Cream 69
What’s the Game? 70
Sports Announcer 71
Three, Two, One 72
Short and Long 73
To the Top! 74
The Climber 75
First, Second, Third 76
Shoes First 77
Party! 78
Surprise Party! 79
Thank-You Note 80
The Jellyfish 81
Big and Small 82
Pete and Penny 83
The Beach 84
Where You Have Never Gone 85
The Oregon Trail 86
A New Place 87
Lost! 88
Lion at the Movies 90
Crocodile at the Pool 91
The Best Pet 92
The Happy Seal 93
Yellowstone 94
Old Faithful 95
Skateboarder Hawk 96
Learning Something New 97
Yellow Walls 98
Painted Rooms 99
When What? 100
The Dog and the Bone 101
Night Sounds 102
The Owl 103
Seasons 104
The Opposite 105
A Favorite Spot 106
Pig’s Place 107
Name Writing 108
State Writing 109
Abe’s Trick 110
King Midas 111
A Hero 112
Superpower! 113
Splat! 114
Story Start 116
The Tortoise and the Rabbit 117
Talking on the Phone 118
Riddles 119
The First Voyage of Columbus 120
Treasure Hunt 121
The Coat Hanger 122
Lost and Found 123
What Pup? 124
Who Is Knocking? 125
Roof Ride 126
Two Days at Sea 127
The Sun 128
Animal Moves 129
Where in the School? 130
The Secret Tunnel 131
Eating an Orange 132
The Wrong Banana 133
Where's the Lemonade? 134
Gobble It Down! 135
Ben and the Turkey 136
Ben and the Fire 137
The School Day 138
The Cat’s Work 139
The Hiccups 140
Big City/Small City 142
On Orange Street 143
The Escape Man 144
The Egg 145
The Biggest Animal 146
The Fastest Animal 147
Eight Arms 148
See the Sea 149
How Do You Hear? 150
The Woodchuck 151
Exciting Sport 152
Horse Race 153
Come See Sue! 154
Starring You! 155
The Climbing Man 156
The Biggest 157
Not Hot 158
Blue Polar Bear 159
Something Weird 160
A Weird Sight 161
All About Bones 162
Seven and Seven 163
What Goes with Ant? 164
The Visiting Aunt 165
Initials 166

Research to Build and Present Knowledge

ELA.W.1.7: Participate in shared research and writing projects (e.g., explore a number of "how-to" books on a given topic and use them to write a sequence of instructions).

Activity Page
How to Smile 16
First, Second, Third 76
Shoes First 77
Name Writing 108
State Writing 109
Eating an Orange 132
The Wrong Banana 133
Come See Sue! 154
Starring You! 155

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