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Do I Need It? Wants vs. Needs
Do I Need It? Wants vs. Needs
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Do I Need It? Wants vs. Needs
If you ask your students if they need ice cream, the answer may surprise you! In this lesson, your students will be able differentiate between wants and needs.
1st grade
Social studies
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Short Vowel Name Sort
Short Vowel Name Sort
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Short Vowel Name Sort
Short vowels can be found just about anywhere. One great place to look is inside your own classroom. In this lesson, students will enjoy going through the class list to sort the names of their peers based on short vowel sounds.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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What is a Good Citizen?
What is a Good Citizen?
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What is a Good Citizen?
Aid your students in becoming the best citizens they can be with this lesson that teaches students how to be, and what makes, a good citizen.
1st grade
Social studies
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Identifying Living and Nonliving Things
Identifying Living and Nonliving Things
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Identifying Living and Nonliving Things
Teach your students about living and nonliving things with this interactive lesson that keeps your class engaged as they learn!
1st grade
Science
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My Body
My Body
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My Body
This simple lesson plan will help your students gain a basic understanding of different body parts.
1st grade
Science
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Paying Attention with Animal Breaths
Paying Attention with Animal Breaths
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Paying Attention with Animal Breaths
In this lesson, students will have fun, calm themselves down, and settle into the present moment through a fun activity called "animal breaths." This lesson also explores what it means to pay attention and be present.
1st grade
Social emotional
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More and More Maps!
More and More Maps!
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More and More Maps!
Make maps relevant for your class! With an introduction to basic map skills, students will discover the nuts and bolts of how maps are designed. They will even have the chance to map out relevant places like their school and neighborhood!
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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Tracing Letters
Tracing Letters
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Tracing Letters
Writing is a hugely important life skill. Before your kids begin expressing their ideas, however, they'll need to work on penmanship. This simple lesson helps students with the basics of writing the letters of the alphabet.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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10 Again!
10 Again!
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10 Again!
Learning to quickly identify groups of 10 will be very helpful when your students begin working with multiple digit numbers. In this lesson, your students will work with manipulatives to make number pairs.
1st grade
Math
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Common and Proper Noun Scavenger Hunt
Common and Proper Noun Scavenger Hunt
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Common and Proper Noun Scavenger Hunt
Students will take part in a scavenger hunt as they look around the school for common and proper nouns.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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Adding it All Up
Adding it All Up
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Adding it All Up
In this lesson, students will learn how to add a one-digit number to a two-digit number. This will help students build upon the skills needed for regrouping larger numbers.
1st grade
Math
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Inflectional Endings: -ing
Inflectional Endings: -ing
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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
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Shape Sort
Shape Sort
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Shape Sort
Sorting takes on a new challenge for students in this activity which engages their critical thinking skills. As students determine defining attributes, they’ll figure out what makes a shape a shape!
1st grade
Math
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Terrific Tangrams!
Terrific Tangrams!
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Terrific Tangrams!
Introduce your class to composite shapes with this lesson that reviews geometric shapes and makes use of tangram puzzles. This lesson will give your students a strong base for learning geometry later on in their school careers.
1st grade
Math
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Class Pets
Class Pets
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Class Pets
Have your students been begging for a class pet? Combine opinion letter writing with science as your students try to convince you to get the PERFECT class pet.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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Time to Roll
Time to Roll
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Time to Roll
It's about time to learn about time! Your students will interact with a class made clock and roll the dice to 'make up' a time. But they better know their hour and minute hands apart to find success in this lesson!
1st grade
Math
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Capacity Comparison
Capacity Comparison
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Capacity Comparison
Your class will love this outdoor activity that teaches them how to compare the capacity of different containers.
1st grade
Math
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Math With Bears
Math With Bears
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Math With Bears
This bear-y fun lesson will help your students understand addition and subtraction and reward their efforts with a sweet treat!
1st grade
Math
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Action Verb Charades
Action Verb Charades
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Action Verb Charades
In this hands-on reading lesson, students learn about active verbs by acting them out in a fun game of charades. Your kids will love guessing their peers' actions and discovering new verbs.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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Writing a Letter is Easy as 1, 2, 3!
Writing a Letter is Easy as 1, 2, 3!
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Writing a Letter is Easy as 1, 2, 3!
When did letter writing become a thing of the past? Bring back this tried and true method of communication with a lesson that's both fun and teacher-approved. Students will love writing their own letters to their friends.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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Questions for Comprehension
Questions for Comprehension
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Questions for Comprehension
Good readers ask questions before, during, and after reading. This lesson, which incorporates two wonderful activities and some practice with the 5 Ws, is sure to get your students ready to dive into literature.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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Cooking Up Digraphs
Cooking Up Digraphs
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Cooking Up Digraphs
In this lesson, students take letter ingredients to cook up some digraphs.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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The Extraordinary Letter E
The Extraordinary Letter E
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The Extraordinary Letter E
What sound does the letter E make? Your students will practice identifying pictures, reading, and making words with the short E sound in this fun-filled phonics lesson.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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Amazing Adjectives
Amazing Adjectives
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Amazing Adjectives
In this lesson, students use descriptive adjectives to write interesting sentences and create pictures.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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Red and Green Apples
Red and Green Apples
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Red and Green Apples
Students will learn about apples and nonfiction writing in this lesson. When they are done comparing and contrasting, there might even be a tasty snack in their future!
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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First grade is an exciting time for children as they move past the basics and begin to be introduced to reading & writing, science, and social studies. Education.com's stimulating first grade lesson plans outline instructions and provide teachers a wide assortment of materials that can be used to tackle every subject to trigger students' learning.