Reading books from a series is an exciting part of 1st grade. One of the best things about teaching 1st grade is discovering the "favorite" series of a specific student. I've found that reading books in a series can be factor that motivates students to move from "assigned" reading to pleasure reading. For that reason, I use lots of books from series (that are appropriate for 1st graders) as read alouds in my room.
Here is a response form that I use with my students. You can click on the picture below if you'd like to download it.
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