“My Dad is a Mechanic”, Literacy, Grade 1


My Dad is a Mechanic is  a 2-page literacy teaching pack for Grade 1. The narrator is a child and tells the reader that his Dad fixes cars in a workshop. He helps him with the tools. Lots to do in this unit. Boys especially will like this one. Anyone can use it – it’s ready to go. Hard-pressed teachers and tutors can run with this.

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My Dad Is A Mechanic

My Dad is a Mechanic is a reading and writing lesson pack for Grade 1.  Dad does up old cars in his free time. Junior helps him a bit in the workshop. This 2-page pack includes line drawings for colouring in. Children draw Dad and write about him. There’s a match the jobs activity and a question of compound words.

Parents and teachers can use this ready to teach pack. Good for home school, busy parents and teachers. No preparation needed.  Download and print off.

Lost Balloon is suitable for this age group. Here is the link:

This link may be helpful if you are not a teacher. Helpful hints on teaching better.
Literacy for Prep and Grade 1, Home School

Free to make copies for teaching purposes.