1st Grade Lesson Plans

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Let's Go to the Zoo
Let's Go to the Zoo
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Let's Go to the Zoo
Embark on a classroom safari! In this hands-on lesson, students will create a scrapbook using their own observations of animal behavior during a field trip to the zoo.
1st grade
Science
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More Than One
More Than One
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More Than One
Let’s get reading and writing! In this lesson, students learn to form and recognize regular plural nouns. But the fun doesn’t stop there. Students will work with counting collections to write sentences about the objects they count.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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The Clock Struck What?
The Clock Struck What?
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The Clock Struck What?
It's time-telling time with this fun lesson featuring Trudy Harris' 'The Clock Struck One.' Students will learning about time with a short story and hands-on practice with analog clocks.
1st grade
Math
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Plan Your Story: Sequence of Events
Plan Your Story: Sequence of Events
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Plan Your Story: Sequence of Events
Strong narratives have clear sequences of events. Through this lesson, students plan out what will happen in their story before they start writing their own engaging narratives.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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Solving for One and Ten More
Solving for One and Ten More
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Solving for One and Ten More
Students put their understanding of one and 10 more to work as they write word problems for classmates to solve. This lesson plan can be used alone or with **Picture Addition.**
1st grade
Math
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Contraction Action
Contraction Action
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Contraction Action
Give your students a chance to create contractions and play with macaroni with this fun-filled reading lesson. Early learners will have a blast using flash cards to identify ways word combinations.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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Numerous Names for Numbers
Numerous Names for Numbers
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Numerous Names for Numbers
It is important for students to gain a better understanding of different ways to write numbers. In this lesson, your students will practice seeing numbers in various ways to help them comprehend the meaning of numbers.
1st grade
Math
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Move Like an Animal!
Move Like an Animal!
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Move Like an Animal!
Have your students get energized while they learn about animal locomotion and move around like various animals!
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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Learning About Words: Past Tense
Learning About Words: Past Tense
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Learning About Words: Past Tense
Use a playful theater activity to teach your first graders how to change a verb from the present to the past tense.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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Who? What? When? Where? Why?
Who? What? When? Where? Why?
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Who? What? When? Where? Why?
Your students are probably used to answering questions. Give them a chance to ask their own with this imaginative lesson on reading comprehension and the ways one can use who, what, when, where, and why.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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Less Than or Greater Than Alligators
Less Than or Greater Than Alligators
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Less Than or Greater Than Alligators
Your students will learn when to use less than and greater than and how to differentiate the two symbols in this lesson. They will have fun playing the role of the Less Than and Greater Than alligators!
1st grade
Math
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Blending with S Blends
Blending with S Blends
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Blending with S Blends
In this lesson, students use the visual of a blender to blend letters together to make smooth sounds they can identify independently.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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Counting Money for Red Envelopes: A Chinese New Year Tradition
Counting Money for Red Envelopes: A Chinese New Year Tradition
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Counting Money for Red Envelopes: A Chinese New Year Tradition
“Gong Xi Fa Cai, Hong Bao Na Lai!” This means "Happy New Year, Give me my red envelope!" Students will count coins and write the value all while learning about the Chinese New Year tradition of handing out red envelopes filled with money.
1st grade
Math
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Mindfulness: The Outside and Inside Present
Mindfulness: The Outside and Inside Present
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Mindfulness: The Outside and Inside Present
What happens when students explore their senses on the inside? This lesson encourages students to look at, listen to, and feel what is happening on the inside through practicing mindfulness.
1st grade
Social emotional
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Graphing Data: Tally Marks and Bar Graphs
Graphing Data: Tally Marks and Bar Graphs
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Graphing Data: Tally Marks and Bar Graphs
Collecting and graphing data can be a fantastic tool for getting to know your students and for your students to get to know one another! In this lesson, students will poll their classmates to gather data and then graph the results!
1st grade
Math
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Water Soluble Science
Water Soluble Science
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Water Soluble Science
Your students will enjoy this hands on lesson where they make simple solutions and mixtures. They will have an opportunity to predict and observe solids that dissolve in water.
1st grade
Science
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Learning How to be a Good Friend
Learning How to be a Good Friend
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Learning How to be a Good Friend
In this lesson, students will learn how to be a good friend. The class will generate guidelines on friendship and create a friendship collage.
1st grade
Social emotional
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Draw Beginning, Middle, and End
Draw Beginning, Middle, and End
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Draw Beginning, Middle, and End
In this lesson, students will retell stories by drawing and talking about what happens at the beginning, middle, and end. This lesson can be used alone or with the Goldilocks and Beginning, Middle, and End lesson plan.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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First Grade Journals
First Grade Journals
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First Grade Journals
Read aloud a hilarious diary written from the perspective of a spider, then use the story to launch your first grade journal writing. Students will love creating their very own writing journals.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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Fact Family Trees
Fact Family Trees
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Fact Family Trees
Number facts are related, just like families! Help students learn all about fact families while they make fact family trees!
1st grade
Math
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Give the Planet a Hand!
Give the Planet a Hand!
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Give the Planet a Hand!
This lesson, perfect for first and second grade learners, will help kids become environmental activists as they think of ways to help the Earth! First, students will brainstorm examples of what it means to reduce, reuse, and recycle. Next, students will partake in a creative art project where they trace their hands and think of way ways they can give the planet a hand. This engaging activity integrates creative writing skills and Earth science.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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Goldilocks and the Three Bears: Key Details
Goldilocks and the Three Bears: Key Details
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Goldilocks and the Three Bears: Key Details
In this lesson, your students will explore reading with technology with "Goldilocks and the Three Bears." Students will use a graphic organizer to reflect on this story.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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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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Sink or Float with the Cookie Monster
Sink or Float with the Cookie Monster
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Sink or Float with the Cookie Monster
This fun and interactive lesson will teach your students the scientific method to find out if something sinks or floats with a little help from Cookie Monster.
1st grade
Science
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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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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.