1st grade Reading & Writing Lesson Plans

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Leafy Rhymes
Leafy Rhymes
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Leafy Rhymes
Your students will love to see rhyming trees! They will manipulate letters to form different words that have the same rhyme. This lesson also integrates science and could be used to discuss parts of a plant or a tree.
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Black Artists: Basquiat
Black Artists: Basquiat
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Black Artists: Basquiat
This lesson plan teaches students about Jean-Michel Basquiat and his life as a child. First, students will listen to a story and figure out the main topic and details. Next, students will be asked to think deeply about what it means to be an artist and some of the types of art they like to create. Perfect for first graders and second graders, the lesson Black Artists: Basquiat highlights reading informational texts and building vocabulary.
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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.
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Words That Make Us Feel: A Lesson on Sensory Language
Words That Make Us Feel: A Lesson on Sensory Language
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Words That Make Us Feel: A Lesson on Sensory Language
Use storytelling to teach your first graders about sensory language in this interactive lesson.
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Class Pets
Class Pets
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Class Pets
Have your students been begging for a class pet? Combine opinion letter writing with science as your students try to convince you to get the PERFECT class pet.
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Shake and Roll Vowels
Shake and Roll Vowels
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Shake and Roll Vowels
In this lesson, students pair up to play an educational dice game. By finding words and sorting them based on their vowel sounds, young learners will have fun while practicing their reading skills.
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Action Verb Charades
Action Verb Charades
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Action Verb Charades
In this hands-on reading lesson, students learn about active verbs by acting them out in a fun game of charades. Your kids will love guessing their peers' actions and discovering new verbs.
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Adventures with Infographics
Adventures with Infographics
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Adventures with Infographics
What better way to represent what you’ve learned than through an infographic? In this lesson, students read nonfiction texts then create infographics to share the main topics, key ideas, evidence, and more!
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Highlight Reading and Writing
Highlight Reading and Writing
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Highlight Reading and Writing
This lesson incorporates everyday reading material into a fun creative writing activity. Students will learn new vocabulary and incorporate it into an original story.
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Winter Dance
Winter Dance
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Winter Dance
What do books and dances have in common? They can both be used to tell stories and express emotions. In this lesson, students will learn to represent scenes from a story through dance.
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Dashing Descriptions
Dashing Descriptions
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Dashing Descriptions
Captivating writing features sensory and descriptive details. In this lesson, students learn to include details when writing personal narrative and come up with the descriptions that best exemplify their story.
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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.
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The Wheels of the Story Go Round and Round
The Wheels of the Story Go Round and Round
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The Wheels of the Story Go Round and Round
Every storyteller needs to understand beginning, middle, and end. The same goes for young readers. Help your students grasp the concept of story sections with this hands-on sequencing lesson.
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First Grade Daily Sub Plan Day 2
First Grade Daily Sub Plan Day 2
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First Grade Daily Sub Plan Day 2
Planning for a substitute teacher has never been easier than with this daily sub plan! Your substitute will appreciate the support in helping your students learn. In your absence the substitute can use these practical lessons, worksheets, and activities.
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Can You Sense That?
Can You Sense That?
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Can You Sense That?
Soft or loud, sweet or bitter, happy or sad? How do your senses help you describe things around you? In this lesson, your students will use words that relate to their five senses.
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St. Valentine’s Conflicting Compare and Contrast
St. Valentine’s Conflicting Compare and Contrast
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St. Valentine’s Conflicting Compare and Contrast
Who was the mastermind behind the lovely, sweets-laden Valentine’s Day? In this Valentine Lesson Plan, students will compare and contrast two interpretations of St. Valentine’s legendary defiance and retell the legend they believe is true.
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Inspiring Astronauts: Christina Koch and Jessica Meir
Inspiring Astronauts: Christina Koch and Jessica Meir
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Inspiring Astronauts: Christina Koch and Jessica Meir
In this lesson plan, students learn about the first all-female spacewalk and get inspired by astronauts Christina Koch and Jessica Meir.
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Ask an Ant About the Letter A
Ask an Ant About the Letter A
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Ask an Ant About the Letter A
This early reading lesson involves identifying pictures and making words with the short 'a' sound. Your kids will learn words with the initial, medial, and final short 'a' sound while having fun!
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What Happens Next?
What Happens Next?
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What Happens Next?
Featuring Stephanie's Ponytail by Robert Munsch, this creative writing lesson gives students the chance to turn themselves into the main characters of emotion-packed short stories.
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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.
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Caterpillar Cut-Out Sentences
Caterpillar Cut-Out Sentences
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Caterpillar Cut-Out Sentences
Help your students go through a writing skill metamorphosis with this teacher-approved lesson plan. By searching for words to create statements, questions, and exclamations, students will improve their own language skills.
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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.
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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.
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It’s Okay to Argue
It’s Okay to Argue
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It’s Okay to Argue
We don’t want arguments in the classroom, right? Actually arguments aren’t all bad! In this lesson, students learn to write argumentative essays.
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Extra, Extra! Read All About It
Extra, Extra! Read All About It
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Extra, Extra! Read All About It
Students will learn to structure their written arguments as they create their own class paper full of opinion editorial pieces in this fun, real-world driven lesson. Step right up and write all about it!
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1st grade Reading & Writing Lesson Plans

Education.com's teacher approved content helps first graders focus on becoming reading & writing experts, while preparing them for the next grade level. Using our lesson plans, kids will build their vocabulary, grammar, and more. Check out our first grade lesson plans precisely made for any teacher's first grade classroom to provide engagement and motivation!