1st Grade Lesson Plans

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The Little Red Hen: Story Patterns
The Little Red Hen: Story Patterns
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The Little Red Hen: Story Patterns
With some help from The Little Red Hen, young readers will have fun enhancing their reading skills while learning about the value of hard work.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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Finding the Details and Asking for Answers
Finding the Details and Asking for Answers
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Finding the Details and Asking for Answers
ELs will get a chance to practice their listening and reading comprehension skills as they answer questions about the key details in a read-aloud text. Use as a stand-alone or pre-lesson for the Questions for Comprehension lesson plan.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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Learning About Family Traditions
Learning About Family Traditions
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Learning About Family Traditions
Use this lesson to give your students an opportunity to share about their family traditions. Prior to the lesson, they'll complete a worksheet to gather information about the way their family honors their culture and beliefs with traditions. They'll bring their information back to the classroom to share with their peers.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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Empathy
Empathy
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Empathy
In this lesson, students will explore and discuss the term "empathy" by hearing stories from two different perspectives and identifying the feelings of each of the characters. They will also discuss what it means to be true to ourselves.
1st grade
Social emotional
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Letter Roll Reading: Blending Sounds
Letter Roll Reading: Blending Sounds
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Letter Roll Reading: Blending Sounds
Read and roll! This interactive game can be used as an engaging activity or an assessment tool that allows you to easily monitor your students’ ability to blend phonemes together to create words.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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The Three Little Pigs Finger Puppets Play
The Three Little Pigs Finger Puppets Play
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The Three Little Pigs Finger Puppets Play
Help improve your class' reading comprehension and language development with this lesson that has them retell a familiar story in groups.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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Five Senses Artists
Five Senses Artists
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Five Senses Artists
This fun art-inspired lesson will give your students a chance to dive into a study of the five senses.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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I Have a Dream: Martin Luther King, Jr.
I Have a Dream: Martin Luther King, Jr.
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I Have a Dream: Martin Luther King, Jr.
Martin Luther King, Jr. played a big role in shaping America into the country that it is today. This lesson plan will help your students understand how important he was and help them dream as he did.
1st grade
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Character Detectives
Character Detectives
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Character Detectives
Your students will learn all about what makes a fictional character special when they become character detectives! Use this lesson to introduce the concept of using key details from a text to gather information.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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Fun with Sight Words
Fun with Sight Words
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Fun with Sight Words
Use this fun games-inspired lesson plan to review or preview sight words with your ELs as they practice reading and spelling high frequency words. This can be used as a stand-alone or support lesson for the Sight Word Bingo lesson plan.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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Write Me a Story
Write Me a Story
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Write Me a Story
We all love to tell stories, but a good story is clearly organized. In this lesson students will learn how to use transition words and strong endings when writing narratives.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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What Is Code?
What Is Code?
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What Is Code?
What is code? In this lesson you'll introduce students to the concept of code (a system of symbols used for communication) using both physical and virtual experiences.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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Animal Research
Animal Research
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Animal Research
Who doesn’t love learning about animals? Engage students in research as they write informational books about animals.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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120 Steps
120 Steps
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120 Steps
What does it feel like to take 120 steps? In this lesson, students practice counting and completing word problems up to 120.
1st grade
Math
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Liquid Detectives
Liquid Detectives
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Liquid Detectives
This hands-on lesson will get your students to investigate some mystery liquids, and they will have to use their observational skills to figure out what they are.
1st grade
Science
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Counting and Adding: Penny For Your Thoughts
Counting and Adding: Penny For Your Thoughts
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Counting and Adding: Penny For Your Thoughts
Get students familiar with money by counting the lowest denomination of currency: the penny! This is a great way to reinforce consecutive numbers and addition lessons.
1st grade
Math
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Superhero Citizens
Superhero Citizens
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Superhero Citizens
It’s not a bird! It’s not a plane! It’s a Super Citizen! In this superhero lesson on citizenship, students will learn about the concepts of good citizenship while simultaneously getting a lesson on positive behavior!
1st grade
Social studies
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Learning How to Listen
Learning How to Listen
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Learning How to Listen
In this lesson students, learn how to listen and practice community-building skills using the circle process. This lesson helps build community and establish norms for how students communicate with each other.
1st grade
Social emotional
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Mistakes Help Me Learn
Mistakes Help Me Learn
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Mistakes Help Me Learn
Often, it's difficult to see mistakes and failures as opportunities to grow! In this lesson, students will practice having a growth mindset and looking at mistakes as opportunities to learn. They'll consider how challenges grow their brain.
1st grade
Social emotional
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Mindfulness: Deep Relaxation
Mindfulness: Deep Relaxation
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Mindfulness: Deep Relaxation
Deep relaxation in school? Yes, it is possible! Through this process you will guide students to consciously focus on relaxing various body parts, leading to a visualization to help relax their full body mindfully.
1st grade
Social emotional
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Growing Kindness In Ourselves and Others
Growing Kindness In Ourselves and Others
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Growing Kindness In Ourselves and Others
Circle up! In this lesson, students will use the circle structure to explore how they can grow kindness inside of themselves and in others.
1st grade
Social emotional
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Celebrating Black History Month with the Sounds of African-American Music: Jazz and Hip-Hop
Celebrating Black History Month with the Sounds of African-American Music: Jazz and Hip-Hop
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Celebrating Black History Month with the Sounds of African-American Music: Jazz and Hip-Hop
What do like to groove to? Bebop or hip-hop? In this Black History Month lesson plan, students will listen to and learn about two music genres heavily influenced by African-Americans. Then they will write about which genre they prefer.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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Basic Subtraction with Marshmallows
Basic Subtraction with Marshmallows
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Basic Subtraction with Marshmallows
Tasty subtraction! Your students will have a delicious time learning to subtract with a treat they can eat when they are finished.
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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Use Your Mind and Visualize!
Use Your Mind and Visualize!
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Use Your Mind and Visualize!
Help students learn the crucial reading strategy of visualizing. Visualizing is a key component of learning to infer from a text. Kids will love using their imagination and drawing pictures of their visualizations.
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.