1st grade Reading & Writing Lesson Plans

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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.
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Cooking Up Digraphs
Cooking Up Digraphs
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Cooking Up Digraphs
In this lesson, students take letter ingredients to cook up some digraphs.
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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.
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Artist Spotlight: Frida Kahlo
Artist Spotlight: Frida Kahlo
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Artist Spotlight: Frida Kahlo
This lesson plan teaches students about Frida Kahlo and her legacy as an activist and artist who continues to inspire people all over the world. Students will listen to a story about Frida Kahlo and reflect on what it means to be an artist.
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Subjects & Verbs Get Along
Subjects & Verbs Get Along
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Subjects & Verbs Get Along
Subjects and verbs agree! This grammar lesson includes a fun interactive segment that students will love, and they will practice matching subjects to their verbs.
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Copy Cat
Copy Cat
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Copy Cat
Play a fun and interesting game with your students in this lesson! Your students will copy words that you write to become more familiar with new vocabulary!
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All About Sharks!
All About Sharks!
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All About Sharks!
Do your students live for Shark Week? Help them prepare with this lesson that teaches them about all the different kinds of sharks and has them color and create their own sea!
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More and More Maps!
More and More Maps!
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More and More Maps!
Make maps relevant for your class! With an introduction to basic map skills, students will discover the nuts and bolts of how maps are designed. They will even have the chance to map out relevant places like their school and neighborhood!
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Which Way Can We Go?
Which Way Can We Go?
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Which Way Can We Go?
Look all around! In this lesson, students will use real-life examples and an interactive mapping activity to identify the cardinal directions of north, south, east, and west.
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Exploring Nature
Exploring Nature
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Exploring Nature
Allow students to make sense of the world through hands-on activities and play. This movement-centered lesson will let your students explore parts of nature that make up our great Earth.
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Question or Statement
Question or Statement
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Question or Statement
Are your students ready to learn about questions and statements? Well, this lesson is definitely ready to provide some help. Through playing a fun game, young readers will improve their language abilities.
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Learning About Words: The Sounds of -ed
Learning About Words: The Sounds of -ed
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Learning About Words: The Sounds of -ed
Use a letter writing activity to teach your first graders about the three different ending sounds of past tense verbs.
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Do First Grade Opinions Matter?
Do First Grade Opinions Matter?
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Do First Grade Opinions Matter?
Do your students respect their peers' opinions? This lesson teaches first graders that their opinions matter by encouraging them to write out opinions and back them up with reasons.
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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.
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I Have, Who Has? Sight Word Practice
I Have, Who Has? Sight Word Practice
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I Have, Who Has? Sight Word Practice
A fun spin on a classic game! This sight word game will help your students with their reading fluency and reinforce foundational reading skills. Students should be fairly fluent in reading Pre-Primer Dolch sight words prior to the lesson.
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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.
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Geometry Puzzles
Geometry Puzzles
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Geometry Puzzles
Your students will solve and create shape riddles while practicing their knowledge of shape attributes.
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Find the Text Feature
Find the Text Feature
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Find the Text Feature
Get your students excited about expository text through this fun introduction to text features! Students will create their own glossary of nonfiction text features.
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Pledging Allegiance to the Flag
Pledging Allegiance to the Flag
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Pledging Allegiance to the Flag
The Pledge of Allegiance has been recited for years, but how many truly know its meaning? This lesson allows our student citizens a chance to learn and appreciate the pledge, as they understand the meaning behind it.
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Flower Garden: Literacy
Flower Garden: Literacy
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Flower Garden: Literacy
How does your garden grow? In this lesson, students will practice listening comprehension, vocabulary, and story sequencing. This hands-on art and literacy lesson is perfect for Earth Day, or any nature unit.
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Context Clue Detectives
Context Clue Detectives
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Context Clue Detectives
Young detectives will have a blast as they find context clues and solve a mystery in this fun-filled lesson plan. By paying close attention to a story, students will figure out missing letters to decipher a hidden message.
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How My Life Will Be
How My Life Will Be
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How My Life Will Be
It's never to early to start dreaming about the future! In this lesson, engage your students in thinking about how their lives will be, all while practicing persuasive writing and using future tense verbs!
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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.
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Finding the Right Books
Finding the Right Books
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Finding the Right Books
To help develop independent readers, we need to make sure our students are able to identify books they can read independently. Teaching students to pick "just right" books helps them develop reading fluency by reading books at their level.
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Replacing Nouns
Replacing Nouns
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Replacing Nouns
Get your students ready for some grammar fun with this simple lesson on pronoun recognition.
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1st grade Reading & Writing Lesson Plans

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