Search Our Content Library

52 filtered results
52 filtered results
1st grade
Informational Writing
Common Core
Sort by
Inspiring Astronauts: Christina Koch and Jessica Meir
Inspiring Astronauts: Christina Koch and Jessica Meir
Lesson Plan
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.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
Writing About Maria Montessori
Writing About Maria Montessori
Lesson Plan
Writing About Maria Montessori
In this lesson, students will learn all about Maria Montessori, a pioneering researcher and teacher, and create their own biographical books about this inspiring woman.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
Learning About Angela Davis
Learning About Angela Davis
Lesson Plan
Learning About Angela Davis
This lesson plan teaches students about Angela Davis. Students will have a brief introduction to her life as an activist, scholar, and writer by reading a short informational text and answering comprehension questions.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
Researching Female Inventors
Researching Female Inventors
Lesson Plan
Researching Female Inventors
This engaging lesson plan provides first and second grade students with an opportunity to learn all about female inventors.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
What Does an Activist Do?
What Does an Activist Do?
Lesson Plan
What Does an Activist Do?
Ask an important question this month: What does an activist do? This engaging lesson can be used leading up to Martin Luther King Jr. Day (and year-round). It supports students in understanding what it means to be an activist and how Martin Luther King Jr. used collaborative action to change the world and speak out against oppression. Perfect for first graders and second graders, this activity explores word meaning and other reading and writing skills.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
Digging Deep into Purpose and Vocabulary
Digging Deep into Purpose and Vocabulary
Worksheet
Digging Deep into Purpose and Vocabulary
This reading worksheet highlights important vocabulary words and the main purpose of a text.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Who Was Dorothy Pitman Hughes?
Who Was Dorothy Pitman Hughes?
Lesson Plan
Who Was Dorothy Pitman Hughes?
This lesson plan teaches students about Dorothy Pitman Hughes, a black human rights activist, feminist, and child-care advocate. First, students will read a short passage, and then they will answer questions about important details from the text. Created for first graders and second graders, this engaging lesson helps build students' vocabulary and informational writing skills.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
Learning Through Research
Learning Through Research
Worksheet
Learning Through Research
This open-ended worksheet inspires students to research fascinating inventors!
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Why Do We Vote?
Why Do We Vote?
Worksheet
Why Do We Vote?
This social studies worksheet is a great way to encourage the next generation to understand the value and impact of voting while helping learners practice reading comprehension strategies.
1st grade
Social studies
Worksheet
Martin Luther King, Jr. and His Dream
Martin Luther King, Jr. and His Dream
Worksheet
Martin Luther King, Jr. and His Dream
Children reflect on the meaning of American civil rights activist Martin Luther King, Jr.'s life and legacy in this thoughtful writing practice and drawing worksheet.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Space Explorers: Christina Koch, Jessica Meir, and...YOU?
Space Explorers: Christina Koch, Jessica Meir, and...YOU?
Worksheet
Space Explorers: Christina Koch, Jessica Meir, and...YOU?
With the help of this reading and writing worksheet, young learners will learn about the first all-female spacewalk and then imagine what it would be like to be a space explorer themselves!
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
What Are You Thankful For?
What Are You Thankful For?
Worksheet
What Are You Thankful For?
Children practice gratitude in this fall-themed worksheet that invites them to write down the things they are grateful for.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
We Are All Artists
We Are All Artists
Worksheet
We Are All Artists
This creative worksheet inspires students to think of themselves as artists!
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Informational Writing
Informational Writing
Worksheet
Informational Writing
Use this writing prompt activity to assess your first graders’ abilities to write informational texts. Students will use details and facts to convey a topic of their choosing.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Revise Your Informational Writing
Revise Your Informational Writing
Worksheet
Revise Your Informational Writing
After writing a draft of an informational piece, have students revise their writing with this handy checklist. Students will work to improve their sentences and add more details and descriptions that will take their writing to the next level.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Plan Your Table of Contents
Plan Your Table of Contents
Worksheet
Plan Your Table of Contents
Hooray, your students have written informational books! But have they also created a table of contents? Through this activity, young authors will consider the different sections of their writing as they add this important element to their books.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Diwali Traditions
Diwali Traditions
Worksheet
Diwali Traditions
How do people celebrate Diwali? Help your little one learn about a traditional Hindu holiday celebrated in the fall.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Edit Your Informational Writing
Edit Your Informational Writing
Worksheet
Edit Your Informational Writing
After writing a draft of an informational piece, have students edit their writing with this handy checklist. Students will check their writing for correct spelling, punctuation, and capitalization, as well as an accurate table of contents.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Make Your Cover Shine
Make Your Cover Shine
Worksheet
Make Your Cover Shine
Make your writing shine with a cover that pops! After students have completed a piece of informational writing, it’s time for them to make engaging covers. This worksheet helps students include all of the key elements—title, picture, and the author's name
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Get Ready to Write Nonfiction
Get Ready to Write Nonfiction
Worksheet
Get Ready to Write Nonfiction
One of the best ways to prepare for writing is by examining another author’s work. In this activity, students look closely at a nonfiction text and answer questions about what they find in preparation for writing their own.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Sketch a Habitat: Desert
Sketch a Habitat: Desert
Worksheet
Sketch a Habitat: Desert
How much does your first grader know about the desert? Test her habitat knowledge with this fun printable.
1st grade
Science
Worksheet
Sketch a Habitat: Lake
Sketch a Habitat: Lake
Worksheet
Sketch a Habitat: Lake
Help your first grader learn the life science of lakes with this pretty worksheet that encourages her to do some research on things that live near lakes.
1st grade
Science
Worksheet
Editing Partners: Informational Writing
Editing Partners: Informational Writing
Worksheet
Editing Partners: Informational Writing
Editing is more fun with a partner! After writing a draft of an informational piece, this activity gets students working in pairs to improve their writing. Partners will read each other's work and then use this worksheet to provide constructive feedback.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Nonfiction Notetaker
Nonfiction Notetaker
Worksheet
Nonfiction Notetaker
In order to write informational texts, students need to research their topics. Use this handy notetaker to help students record and think through the new information they are gathering.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
How Do We Play This Game?
How Do We Play This Game?
Worksheet
How Do We Play This Game?
This graphic organizer introduces kids to informational writing by asking them to explain how to play a game to a new friend.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet