1st Grade Lesson Plans

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Pumpkin Math and Science
Pumpkin Math and Science
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Pumpkin Math and Science
Looking closely at pumpkins is a good way to incorporate math, specifically estimation and counting. This lesson can be messy and requires some clean up, but kids love it!
1st grade
Math
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Play It Again
Play It Again
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Play It Again
Merging art, creativity, and literature, this lesson is sure to be a crowd favorite. Students will practice their puppetry as they create plays to retell stories in this drama-filled lesson.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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Number Roll
Number Roll
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Number Roll
Engage your students with a fun game that provides practice adding three numbers in any order. Use this scaffolded EL lesson plan alone or with **Adding Three is a Breeze**.
1st grade
Math
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St. Valentine’s Conflicting Compare and Contrast
St. Valentine’s Conflicting Compare and Contrast
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St. Valentine’s Conflicting Compare and Contrast
Who was the mastermind behind the lovely, sweets-laden Valentine’s Day? In this Valentine Lesson Plan, students will compare and contrast two interpretations of St. Valentine’s legendary defiance and retell the legend they believe is true.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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Determining Relative Size: Measure Up!
Determining Relative Size: Measure Up!
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Determining Relative Size: Measure Up!
The world is their measuring stick! In this lesson, students will practice measuring objects using the world around them for units of measurement.
1st grade
Math
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Classifying Nonfiction Details
Classifying Nonfiction Details
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Classifying Nonfiction Details
As students re-read nonfiction texts, have them classify visual features and record learnings from the captions.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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The Wheels of the Story Go Round and Round
The Wheels of the Story Go Round and Round
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The Wheels of the Story Go Round and Round
Every storyteller needs to understand beginning, middle, and end. The same goes for young readers. Help your students grasp the concept of story sections with this hands-on sequencing lesson.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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Studying Authors: Nonfiction Writing
Studying Authors: Nonfiction Writing
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Studying Authors: Nonfiction Writing
Learning from others is a huge part of getting better at something, including writing! In this lesson, students will study works by nonfiction authors to enhance their own nonfiction writing.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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New Word Writing
New Word Writing
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New Word Writing
Help your first graders learn word formation with this lesson that has them create a new word and write a story about it.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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Fun-tastic Fractions!
Fun-tastic Fractions!
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Fun-tastic Fractions!
Yummy fractions! This lesson will introduce fractions to your students and help them identify and make fractions of their own.
1st grade
Math
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Can You Sense That?
Can You Sense That?
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Can You Sense That?
Soft or loud, sweet or bitter, happy or sad? How do your senses help you describe things around you? In this lesson, your students will use words that relate to their five senses.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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How to Do School
How to Do School
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How to Do School
Every young child (and adult!) loves being an expert in something. By helping students realize that they are experts in many areas, their confidence and writing will expand by leaps and bounds.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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Stack It Up
Stack It Up
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Stack It Up
Your class will love this number comparison lesson that allows them to be hands on in their classroom. Students will use blocks to understand the difference in numbers and what they represent.
1st grade
Math
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Number Chart Boogie
Number Chart Boogie
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Number Chart Boogie
Get out those hundred charts! It’s time for students to dive into subtracting multiples of ten.
1st grade
Math
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Who Was Dorothy Pitman Hughes?
Who Was Dorothy Pitman Hughes?
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Who Was Dorothy Pitman Hughes?
This lesson plan teaches students about Dorothy Pitman Hughes, a black human rights activist, feminist, and child-care advocate. First, students will read a short passage, and then they will answer questions about important details from the text. Created for first graders and second graders, this engaging lesson helps build students' vocabulary and informational writing skills.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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How and Why Stories
How and Why Stories
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How and Why Stories
In this lesson, students have a great time using their imaginations to collaborate and create their own story following the "how and why" style of common folktales.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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The Three Little Pigs' Revenge
The Three Little Pigs' Revenge
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The Three Little Pigs' Revenge
In this funny twist of the "Three Little Pigs," the wolf ends up rather confused! After reading this story, your students will have a great time acting out their versions of "Who's at the Door? A Split-Page Surprise Book" by Jonathan Allen.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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Creating Graphs: Classroom Scavengers
Creating Graphs: Classroom Scavengers
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Creating Graphs: Classroom Scavengers
Help your class understand the concept of graphs and charts by holding a scavenger hunt inside your classroom. During this lesson, students gather and create real-world data and graph it.
1st grade
Math
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Mixed Up Animals
Mixed Up Animals
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Mixed Up Animals
In this fun and silly lesson, students use their imaginations to create mixed-up animals. After making their funny creations, students will write narratives about their fictional animals.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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One Plus One Equals New
One Plus One Equals New
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One Plus One Equals New
Your class will need to put their creativity caps on for this lesson where they will create their own creature and write a story about its life.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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Breath, Movement, and Relaxation
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Breath, Movement, and Relaxation
Listening to the soothing sounds of the ocean and practicing slowing down can be helpful to feel more calm and ease. Calming tools such as breathwork, mindful movement, and stillness are practiced in this ocean-themed lesson.
1st grade
Social emotional
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Easter Word Problems
Easter Word Problems
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Easter Word Problems
It’s time to start adding and subtracting with word problems! In this Easter-themed lesson, students will get to practice their reading and math skills as they figure out how to write equations and solve addition and subtraction word problems.
1st grade
Math
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Commuting and Computing
Commuting and Computing
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Commuting and Computing
Discovery is exciting! In this hands-on lesson, your students will discover for themselves the rule behind the commutative property of addition.
1st grade
Math
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It’s Okay to Argue
It’s Okay to Argue
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It’s Okay to Argue
We don’t want arguments in the classroom, right? Actually arguments aren’t all bad! In this lesson, students learn to write argumentative essays.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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Writing About Maria Montessori
Writing About Maria Montessori
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Writing About Maria Montessori
In this lesson, students will learn all about Maria Montessori, a pioneering researcher and teacher, and create their own biographical books about this inspiring woman.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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1st Grade Lesson Plans

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.