# First Grade English Learner (EL) Lesson Plans

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What Happened?
Help your students' story telling abilities grow with this lesson that helps them recount what happened in a story and has them point out key details.
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Show Me the Money! Two-Digit Subtraction
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Show Me the Money! Two-Digit Subtraction
Who doesn’t like to spend money and plan parties? Students will subtract two-digit numbers as they calculate the remaining money for their party supplies. They will subtract in multiples of ten and focus on place value.
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Stop and Jot!
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Stop and Jot!
Use this interactive activity to help students learn blends and digraphs and the active reading strategy stop and jot! This lesson can be used as a stand alone activity or a support lesson.
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I Spy Counting Practice
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I Spy Counting Practice
Engage students in counting through fun "I Spy" activities! Students gain fluency counting and recording numbers to 30.
Math
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Multiple Meaning Motivation
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Multiple Meaning Motivation
Help your students' understand the English language with this lesson that teaches them that there are word "twins" that look and sound the same but have different meanings.
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In this lesson, students will learn how to get information from pictures in texts. They will describe pictures with a partner and see if their descriptions match the words in the text. This lesson can be used alone or as a support lesson.
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Subtraction Strategies
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Subtraction Strategies
Get your students synthesizing various subtraction strategies as they work with a partner to solve word problems. This lesson can be used alone or with the lesson plan **Show Me the Money! Two-Digit Subtraction.**
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Learn Story Elements
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Learn Story Elements
Through this lesson, your students will use academic vocabulary to discuss character traits, author's purpose, and the sequence of events in a story.
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Give Me 10!
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Give Me 10!
Roll some dice to introduce the early concepts of associative and commutative properties in addition by composing and decomposing 10. Worksheets and a quiz are included!
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Build words with this fun lesson for emergent readers. Using beads and pipe cleaners, your students will enjoy working with manipulatives to create three- and four-letter words!
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Main Topic
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Main Topic
It's time to dig into some nonfiction books! In this lesson, students will practice identifying the main topic of nonfiction texts. This lesson can be used alone or with the How to Find the Main Idea lesson plan.
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Triangle Time
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Triangle Time
Students will work hard to build shapes with straws in this hands-on lesson about the defining attributes of triangles. Use alone or with **Know Your Shapes.**
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Words that Sound the Same
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Words that Sound the Same
In this hilarious lesson plan filled with homophones, students will get to practice identifying and using multiple meaning words. This can be used on its own or as a pre-lesson for the Multiple Meaning Motivation lesson plan.
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Compare and Contrast Fictional Characters
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Compare and Contrast Fictional Characters
A first grade classic takes center stage in this lesson on comparing and contrasting characters. This lesson can be used alone or with the Compare and Contrast with Wolves lesson plan.
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Support your students' understanding of word problems as they invent strategies to add three addends in any order. Use this scaffolded EL lesson plan alone or with **How'd You Get that Many?**
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Master Decoders
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Master Decoders
Being a fluent reader means being able to use different strategies to figure out unknown words. In this lesson, students learn how to use pictures and context clues.
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Cooking Up Blends
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Cooking Up Blends
Have students “cook” the right blends to make a fantastic word dish with beginning, middle, and ending letter sounds. In this lesson, your students will practice recognizing common CVC words.
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Building in Base-Ten
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Building in Base-Ten
Build a solid foundation in number sense with this lesson all about the friendly number 10! Students will count with both fingers and base-ten blocks. This lesson can be used alone or with the lesson plan **Place Value Concentration.**
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Froggy Subtraction
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Froggy Subtraction
Students will love competing to be the first frog to catch the fly as they practice jumping on a number line to subtract. Use this scaffolded EL lesson plan alone or alongside **Whole Body Subtraction.**
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Word Detectives
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Word Detectives
In this lesson, students will practice finding and reading sight words in books. This lesson can be used alone or with the Context Clue Detectives lesson plan.
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What's the Difference?
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What's the Difference?
What's the difference.... between two numbers? Play this fun game to get students talking and practicing subtraction. Use this scaffolded EL lesson plan alone or alongside **Subtraction Card Sharks.**
Math
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Whole Body Subtraction
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Whole Body Subtraction
Students will be jumping with joy after this lesson that helps them practice their subtraction skills with physical activity.
Math
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Getting Wordy with Subtraction
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Getting Wordy with Subtraction
This lesson will make solving subtraction word problems fun for students. It includes music and interaction to grab your students' attention.
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Share a Pizza
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Share a Pizza
Everyone loves pizza! Introduce the concept of fractions as equal shares in a familiar context. Use alone or with **Halves as Equal Shares.**