1st Grade Reading & Writing Resources

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Fix the Sentences: Dog Days
Fix the Sentences: Dog Days
Worksheet
Fix the Sentences: Dog Days
Kids rewrite incorrect sentences to gain practice with sentence structure, capitalization, and punctuation on this first grade reading and writing worksheet.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Hen Pen: Reading Comprehension
Hen Pen: Reading Comprehension
Game
Hen Pen: Reading Comprehension
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Game
First Grade Fall Review Packet - Week 1
First Grade Fall Review Packet - Week 1
Workbook
First Grade Fall Review Packet - Week 1
Week 1 of our Fall Review Packet offers 5 days of activities in reading, writing, and math for children entering first grade.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Workbook
Short A Cat Food
Short A Cat Food
Game
Short A Cat Food
Roly loves his cat food, and your child needs to feed him by spelling short A words.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Game
Letter Sounds Quiz
Letter Sounds Quiz
Game
Letter Sounds Quiz
Your early reader matches vowel and consonant sounds with objects.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Game
Story vs. Poem
Story vs. Poem
Lesson Plan
Story vs. Poem
What makes a poem a poem? And what makes a story a story? In this lesson, students learn to distinguish between different types of texts while analyzing the sentences and words they encounter.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
Mindfulness: The Present Moment
Mindfulness: The Present Moment
Lesson Plan
Mindfulness: The Present Moment
Mindfulness 101! Students focus on the present moment using their senses to observe what is happening right now. They are introduced to the idea that mindfulness is about paying attention to the present.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
Mindfulness: Mindful Listening
Mindfulness: Mindful Listening
Worksheet
Mindfulness: Mindful Listening
In this worksheet, we listen like like an owl — and go on a sound hunt — to become more aware of the sounds around us.
1st grade
Social emotional
Worksheet
Writing Sentences: School
Writing Sentences: School
Worksheet
Writing Sentences: School
What is your favorite subject in school? Practice writing sentences by answering this question and more about school in this creative writing worksheet.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
The Little Red Hen: Story Ordering
The Little Red Hen: Story Ordering
Game
The Little Red Hen: Story Ordering
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Game
Let's Go Camping: Word Search
Let's Go Camping: Word Search
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Let's Go Camping: Word Search
Want to get your child geared up for the next family camping trip? Let him search through these hidden camping-themed words.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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Earth Day Bingo Board
Earth Day Bingo Board
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Earth Day Bingo Board
From nature hunts and rock painting to recycled art and poetry writing, these activities combine scientific exploration with arts and crafts projects.
1st grade
Science
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Short A Photoshoot
Short A Photoshoot
Game
Short A Photoshoot
Kids find everything with a short A sound without seeing the words spelled out.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Game
Complete a Story Map
Complete a Story Map
Worksheet
Complete a Story Map
This graphic organizer guides readers to complete a story map of their reading by having them record the characters, setting, problem, and solution.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
A-E-I-O-U! Vowels Game
A-E-I-O-U! Vowels Game
Lesson Plan
A-E-I-O-U! Vowels Game
What do the letters A, E, I, O, and U have in common? They're all featured in this engaging reading lesson. Give your young learners a chance to play a version of Red Light, Green Light that doubles as a vowel review.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
Beginning Blends 3
Beginning Blends 3
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Beginning Blends 3
Each picture in this worksheet is missing the first three letters of its name. Kids choose the correct consonant blend from the boxes and complete the word.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
SSSHHHH….
SSSHHHH….
Lesson Plan
SSSHHHH….
Students blend sounds all the time when they speak, but a whole new level of *ssshhh* is possible through selected literature and picture sorts!
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
My Family: Writing Practice
My Family: Writing Practice
Lesson Plan
My Family: Writing Practice
Family first! This lesson encourages students to think about families and how diverse families can be.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
Reading: Phonics to Vocabulary
Reading: Phonics to Vocabulary
Workbook
Reading: Phonics to Vocabulary
This workbook focuses on the fundamentals of reading and spelling from vowel sounds to sight words.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Workbook
Learning About Maps
Learning About Maps
Lesson Plan
Learning About Maps
From the compass rose to the map key, first grade students will learn about three characteristics that make up a map. Symbols are used on maps too, as students practice what they can do!
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
Get into Grammar
Get into Grammar
Workbook
Get into Grammar
This workbook covers the basics of grammar, from parts of speech, to descriptive vocabulary, verb tenses and more!
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Workbook
Sight Words Sentence Match: Set 1
Sight Words Sentence Match: Set 1
Game
Sight Words Sentence Match: Set 1
Kids must read each sight word sentence carefully to match it to the picture.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Game
Story Comprehension: Drawing Conclusions
Story Comprehension: Drawing Conclusions
Worksheet
Story Comprehension: Drawing Conclusions
Help your beginning reader boost her reading comprehension by figuring out what happened next in three different story lines.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Sight Words Sun Attack: Set 1
Sight Words Sun Attack: Set 1
Game
Sight Words Sun Attack: Set 1
Kids aim to freeze sunny sight words and help Officer Ice Cream beat the heat.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Game
Short Vowel Sort
Short Vowel Sort
Game
Short Vowel Sort
What short vowel do you hear? Kids must sort by sound in this phonics game.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Game

1st Grade Reading & Writing Resources

First graders have a lot of new vocabulary to acquire. While some words begin with a hard consonant sound, such as in “cat” or “dog,” others, such as “shop” or “phone,” lead with a unique combination of letters that create a single sound. The following resources used in conjunction with digraph charts will give your students the pronunciation clarity they need.

Fresh First Grade English Language Arts Resources

In first grade, students investigate stories and texts with a detailed eye. They learn to ask questions, pinpoint the main idea, key features, character traits and compare and contrast stories. In addition to reading, first graders continue to develop their grammar and vocabulary skills. They exercise their own writing abilities, too. Education.com's Learning Library is full of professionally-created tools that align with first grade English Common Core State Standards.

Teachers can continually offer fresh challenges with the hundreds of printable worksheets that are stocked in the resource center. Examples range from color by number assignments and word searches to writing prompts and poetry practice.

Polished lesson plans that cover each component of the English language arts curriculum are available in the library. The comprehensive plans take the pressure off educators to come up with new exercises each day. Play With Punctuation is a student-favorite and integrates group work with a collaborative game. Another favorite is Exploring Systems With the See, Think, Wonder Thinking Routine, which teaches kids to think deeply about the images they see.

There are many other tools educators can access including online games, printable workbooks, hands-on activities, guided lessons, interactive stories and song videos, to mold first graders into rigorous readers and witty writers.