First Grade English Learner (EL) Lesson Plans

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Math Mind Magic
Math Mind Magic
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Math Mind Magic
Every student can be a magician after this lesson in mentally adding and subtracting by 10. No previous magic training required!
1st grade
Math
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Counting to 120
Counting to 120
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Counting to 120
Now that your first graders have mastered numbers to 100, extend the counting sequence to 120 with this scaffolded lesson. Use this EL Support Lesson alone, or alongside the lesson plan **120 Steps.**
1st grade
Math
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Clock Concentration
Clock Concentration
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Clock Concentration
Get ready to teach all about time with a fun game that has students match the time on analog and digital clocks. Use alone or with **The Clock Struck What?**
1st grade
Math
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Adding with Dominoes and Playing Cards
Adding with Dominoes and Playing Cards
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Adding with Dominoes and Playing Cards
Double dominoes! Get your students excited to add with dominoes and playing cards. This lesson is a fun way to help your students continue to learn to add.
1st grade
Math
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Long, Longer, Longest
Long, Longer, Longest
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Long, Longer, Longest
Students will love working together to create a display that demonstrates understanding of relative length. Use alone or with the lesson **Order Up Measurement.**
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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Main Idea or Topic? You Decide!
Main Idea or Topic? You Decide!
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Main Idea or Topic? You Decide!
Provide students with an opportunity to closely examine the difference between a topic and main idea in a nonfiction text. Use as a stand-alone activity or a support for the Finding the Main Idea and Details in a Nonfiction Text lesson.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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Rhyming with Sam I Am
Rhyming with Sam I Am
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Rhyming with Sam I Am
"Green Eggs and Ham" by Dr. Seuss is a favorite for children and grown-ups alike. In this lesson, your students will focus on Dr. Seuss's use of rhyming words in the story.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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Order Up!
Order Up!
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Order Up!
It’s time to get measuring! In this lesson students determine the lengths of different towers and then put them in order from shortest to longest.
1st grade
Math
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Sorting & Describing Books
Sorting & Describing Books
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Sorting & Describing Books
In this lesson, students will look at picture clues to determine the topic of texts. ELs will build vocabulary and language skills by working with partners to discuss and represent texts using drawings.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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Measurement Tools
Measurement Tools
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Measurement Tools
Introduce students to measurement tools with this fun hands-on activity. Students will get plenty of practice comparing length and weight as well. Use this scaffolded EL lesson plan alone or with **How Big is It?**.
1st grade
Math
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Place Value Concentration
Place Value Concentration
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Place Value Concentration
Put your students to the test with this lesson that helps them learn the tens and ones places with a memory game and worksheet!
1st grade
Math
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Sight Word Salad
Sight Word Salad
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Sight Word Salad
Your students will “eat up” this salad of sight words! In this lesson, your students will practice recognizing words that are tricky to spell.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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How to Find the Main Idea
How to Find the Main Idea
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How to Find the Main Idea
Get ready to develop important comprehension skills! Students will read different informational passages and learn to identify the main idea. They will then use their knowledge of main ideas to write their own informational passages.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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Subtraction Card Sharks
Subtraction Card Sharks
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Subtraction Card Sharks
Make math fun with this lesson that has students work together to solve subtraction sentences. Students will also get a chance to practice their skills individually with a worksheet.
1st grade
Math
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Halves as Fair Shares
Halves as Fair Shares
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Halves as Fair Shares
Who wouldn't want to split a birthday cake with their best friend? In this lesson, students will practice dividing circles and rectangles into halves as they develop an understanding of equal shares.
1st grade
Math
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Mystery Addends: Representing Word Problems
Mystery Addends: Representing Word Problems
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Mystery Addends: Representing Word Problems
Make a math mystery! In this lesson, help your students understand the relationship between addition and subtraction and how a missing addend word problem is represented with a number sentence.
1st grade
Math
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Composing Shapes
Composing Shapes
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Composing Shapes
Students will love composing and decomposing two-dimensional shapes using tangram puzzle pieces. Use this plan alone or to frontload key vocabulary and concepts taught in the lesson plan **Know Your Shapes.**
1st grade
Math
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Using Evidence to Analyze a Character
Using Evidence to Analyze a Character
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Using Evidence to Analyze a Character
Your students will love learning all about the playful characters in a classic read-aloud text while digging into what makes characters unique. Use as a stand-alone or support lesson for the How to Analyze a Character lesson plan.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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Sight Word Bingo
Sight Word Bingo
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Sight Word Bingo
Ready, set, bingo! Students will use a fun, fast-paced game of word bingo to practice reading and spelling grade-level sight words.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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Asking Questions and Finding Answers
Asking Questions and Finding Answers
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Asking Questions and Finding Answers
Pretending to be someone else is so much fun! In this hilarious lesson, students will get to take on the persona of a book character as they practice their question and answer skills.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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Hungry Alligator Game
Hungry Alligator Game
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Hungry Alligator Game
Students get practice composing and comparing two-digit numbers as they compete to collect the most cards while playing the Hungry Alligator game. This lesson can be used alone or with the lesson plan **Greater than Less Than Equal to Game.**
1st grade
Math
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Graphing Colored Counters
Graphing Colored Counters
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Graphing Colored Counters
In this lesson, your students will use the background knowledge that they have about counting and sorting to graph data. They will practice answering questions about the graph!
1st grade
Math
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Adding Three is a Breeze!
Adding Three is a Breeze!
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Adding Three is a Breeze!
Get your students excited about adding by introducing them to word problems with three addends!
1st grade
Math
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Graphing a Fruit Survey
Graphing a Fruit Survey
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Graphing a Fruit Survey
What's your favorite fruit? In this lesson, your students will practice important skills by learning to interpret and present data in a visual form.
1st grade
Math
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First Grade English Learner (EL) Lesson Plans

Education.com's first grade English learner support lesson plans are perfect for teachers looking for ways to incorporate non-native speakers into their everyday lesson plans. First grade English learners who are exposed to our EL lesson plan adaptations will build academic language skills for words, sentences, and discourse through constant practice and teaming up with their peers.