L.1.4 Worksheets, Workbooks, Lesson Plans, and Games

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.L.1.4

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"Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases based on grade 1 reading and content, choosing flexibly from an array of strategies."

These worksheets, games, and lesson plans can help students practice this Common Core State Standards skill.

Worksheets

These Words are Breaking Up
These Words are Breaking Up
Worksheet
These Words are Breaking Up
Get ready to fine tune your reading skills with a new tool! Breaking unknown words up into smaller chunks can make them easier to read. This worksheet will help early readers figure out tricky words by splitting them up into manageable pieces.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Glossary: Learning New Vocabulary
Glossary: Learning New Vocabulary
Worksheet
Glossary: Learning New Vocabulary
Use this glossary with the EL Support Lesson: Learning New Vocabulary.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Vocabulary Backpack
Vocabulary Backpack
Worksheet
Vocabulary Backpack
The words you learn from reading can go with you wherever you go! As students read nonfiction books, have them add the new words they learn — along with their definitions — to this vocabulary backpack!
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Graphic Organizer Template: Web of Words
Graphic Organizer Template: Web of Words
Worksheet
Graphic Organizer Template: Web of Words
As students read nonfiction books, have them think which important words teach about the main topic. At the end of this activity, students will have made a web of vocabulary words!
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Vocabulary is the Key!
Vocabulary is the Key!
Worksheet
Vocabulary is the Key!
When reading nonfiction books, it’s important to understand the meaning of related vocabulary words. In this activity, students identify sentences that include key vocabulary. When they're done they'll hold the key to reading success!
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Unknown Word Family Trees
Unknown Word Family Trees
Worksheet
Unknown Word Family Trees
Even fluent readers come across words they can’t decode, which is why you can never have too many tools in your reading toolbox! In this worksheet, students learn to use their knowledge of word families to figure out unknown words.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet

Lesson Plans

Multiple Meaning Motivation
Multiple Meaning Motivation
Lesson plan
Multiple Meaning Motivation
Help your students' understand the English language with this lesson that teaches them that there are word "twins" that look and sound the same but have different meanings.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson plan
The Very Hungry Caterpillar: A Butterfly's Life Cycle
The Very Hungry Caterpillar: A Butterfly's Life Cycle
Lesson plan
The Very Hungry Caterpillar: A Butterfly's Life Cycle
In this lesson, you will use “The Very Hungry Caterpillar” to teach students about the butterfly life cycle. After listening to the story read aloud, students will use their knowledge to create their own butterfly life cycles!
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson plan
Inflectional Endings: -ing and -ed
Inflectional Endings: -ing and -ed
Lesson plan
Inflectional Endings: -ing and -ed
Wondering how to teach your second graders about inflectional endings? Look no further. After playing with dice and learning through song, your students will be adding *-ing* and *-ed* like pros.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson plan
Inflectional Endings: -ing
Inflectional Endings: -ing
Lesson plan
Inflectional Endings: -ing
Use a silly movie clip and fun activity to teach your second graders how to spell and recognize words with the inflectional ending *-ing*.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson plan
Master Decoders
Master Decoders
Lesson plan
Master Decoders
Being a fluent reader means being able to use different strategies to figure out unknown words. In this lesson, students learn how to use pictures and context clues.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson plan
Learning New Vocabulary
Learning New Vocabulary
Lesson plan
Learning New Vocabulary
In this lesson, students will identify new vocabulary words from a text read aloud. After selecting new words, they will create their own picture dictionaries to learn the meaning of each new word.
Kindergarten
Reading & Writing
Lesson plan

Workbooks

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Games

Sensory Words Quiz
Sensory Words Quiz
Game
Sensory Words Quiz
Kids will figure out the definitions of these sensory words by using context clues to infer the meaning.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Game

Exercises

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