First Grade English Learner (EL) Lesson Plans

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Be a Nonfiction Detective!
Be a Nonfiction Detective!
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Be a Nonfiction Detective!
Take the mystery out of comprehending nonfiction by becoming a text feature detective! Find clues before reading to get your brain ready to learn!
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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How'd You Get That Many?
How'd You Get That Many?
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How'd You Get That Many?
Drawing on various problem solving techniques, students will challenge themselves to solve word problems involving three whole numbers. Problem solving, critical thinking, and real life applications? This lesson has it all.
1st grade
Math
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How Big Is It?
How Big Is It?
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How Big Is It?
Your young scientists will have tons of fun visiting measurement stations and using tools to measure various objects. They'll even be able to create posters at the end of the activity.
1st grade
Math
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Race to 100
Race to 100
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Race to 100
Build a strong foundation in place value with a fun game where students create groups of ten as they race to 100. Can be used alone or with the lesson plan **Place Value Party.**
1st grade
Math
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Penny Toss!
Penny Toss!
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Penny Toss!
Students will get plenty of practice counting and writing numbers to 30 as they compete to win this fun game! Use this scaffolded EL Support Lesson alone, or alongside the lesson plan **I Spy Counting Practice.**
1st grade
Math
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Mini Dictionaries!
Mini Dictionaries!
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Mini Dictionaries!
Smaller dictionaries that are totally relevant to the material being read? In this lesson, students will learn that these miraculously really do exist and go by the name of glossaries!
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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Sharing Facts from Nonfiction
Sharing Facts from Nonfiction
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Sharing Facts from Nonfiction
Tap into children's curiosity by having them record and share key details found in nonfiction texts! This lesson can be used alone or with the Nonfiction Reading: Learning and Recording New Information lesson plan.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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Then Came One
Then Came One
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Then Came One
Help students use a 100 chart while discovering patterns of one more. This fun lesson will help students find connects between numbers and gain fluency with numbers within 100.
1st grade
Math
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Pet Survey
Pet Survey
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Pet Survey
Expressing opinions and graphing data go hand in hand in this lesson on choosing a pet. Dog, cat or fish? Let your students decide! Use alone or with the lesson **Graphing a Fruit Survey.**
1st grade
Math
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Searching for Text Features
Searching for Text Features
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Searching for Text Features
Direct instruction about text features will help ELs better comprehend nonfiction texts. In this lesson, students will practice identifying text features. This lesson can be used alone or with the What's in a Text Feature? lesson plan.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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Fact Family Houses
Fact Family Houses
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Fact Family Houses
Math meets art in this fun lesson where students create a house for a fact family. Use the scaffolded EL lesson plan alone or with **Dots & Dots of Fact Families.**
1st grade
Math
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Three Part Trains
Three Part Trains
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Three Part Trains
Students build cube trains in this hands-on lesson all about adding three whole numbers. Use this scaffolded EL lesson plan alone or with **Give Me Ten!**
1st grade
Math
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Who are the Key Characters?
Who are the Key Characters?
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Who are the Key Characters?
Use this fun theatrical lesson plan to help your students identify key characters and events in fiction stories. This can be used as a stand alone or support lesson for the Play it Again lesson plan.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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Ten Time
Ten Time
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Ten Time
Students will gain fluency with adding multiples of ten in this hands-on lesson that builds number sense.
1st grade
Math
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Wowza Word Walls!
Wowza Word Walls!
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Wowza Word Walls!
Students will use the classroom word wall to read and spell tricky sight words.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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Wowza Word Sort
Wowza Word Sort
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Wowza Word Sort
In this lesson, students will practice reading sight words and sorting them based on initial letter. This lesson can be used alone or with the Wowza Word Walls lesson plan.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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Subtraction Story Problems
Subtraction Story Problems
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Subtraction Story Problems
Ready, set, solve! Support your students to understand and solve subtraction word problems. Use this scaffolded EL lesson plan alone or alongside **Getting Wordy with Subtraction.**
1st grade
Math
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Race to 120
Race to 120
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Race to 120
Build familiarity with numbers from 1 to 120 with this fun game. This lesson can be used alone or with the lesson plan **Then Came One.**
1st grade
Math
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Graph My Design
Graph My Design
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Graph My Design
Geometry meets data in this fun lesson! Students will build a design using pattern blocks and then graph the number of each shape used. This scaffolded EL lesson can be used alone or alongside **Graphing Colored Counters.**
1st grade
Math
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Preview with Post-Its!
Preview with Post-Its!
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Preview with Post-Its!
Teach students to be stronger readers before they even begin reading! All they need is a book, their mind, and some sticky notes!
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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Going on a Nonfiction Picture Walk
Going on a Nonfiction Picture Walk
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Going on a Nonfiction Picture Walk
ELs will gain valuable practice learning about text features as they practice close reading and communication skills during a nonfiction picture walk. Use on its own or as a support for the Classifying Nonfiction Text Features lesson plan.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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Reading with Symbols
Reading with Symbols
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Reading with Symbols
In this lesson, students will retell stories and use symbols to highlight interesting parts. This lesson can be used alone or with the Readers Record Their Thinking lesson plan.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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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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Compare with Adjectives
Compare with Adjectives
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Compare with Adjectives
Which traits do your students share with their favorite characters? Find out as you introduce new adjectives! This lesson can be used alone or with the lesson plan All About Me: Character Traits.
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
Lesson Plan

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.