1st grade Letter Sounds Lesson Plans

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A-E-I-O-U! Vowels Game
A-E-I-O-U! Vowels Game
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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
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Blending Words
Blending Words
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Blending Words
In this fun blending lesson, students will get a chance to read and spell grade level words. This can be used as a stand-alone lesson or support for the Cooking Up Blends lesson plan.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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The Beginning 'sh' Digraph
The Beginning 'sh' Digraph
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The Beginning 'sh' Digraph
This lesson integrates phonemic awareness and phonics. Using a number of exciting activities, your students will learn about two consonants that come together to make a digraph.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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All Long Vowels Please Stand Up!
All Long Vowels Please Stand Up!
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All Long Vowels Please Stand Up!
Students will learn long vowel tricks to expose impostor vowels who “say” their name in this fun game that teaches the long vowel rule.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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Silent E: 1, 2, 3!
Silent E: 1, 2, 3!
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Silent E: 1, 2, 3!
It’s easy as 1, 2, 3! In this lesson, students will explore the long vowels A, I, and O and learn how a silent E turns short vowels into long vowels. Students will use technology, music, and body movement to learn all about silent E.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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I See Long E!
I See Long E!
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I See Long E!
I see a long E! In this lesson, your students will explore and find three different spellings for the long E sound. By the end of the lesson, they will be able to tell and read three different types of long E words!
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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First Grade Journals
First Grade Journals
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First Grade Journals
Read aloud a hilarious diary written from the perspective of a spider, then use the story to launch your first grade journal writing. Students will love creating their very own writing journals.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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Rhyme and Writing
Rhyme and Writing
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Rhyme and Writing
Rhythm, reading, and writing make a perfect pair in poetry. Let your young writers practice these skills with the -at word family and common CVC words.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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Five Senses Artists
Five Senses Artists
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Five Senses Artists
This fun art-inspired lesson will give your students a chance to dive into a study of the five senses.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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Predict It
Predict It
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Predict It
Engage students in reading grade-level texts by making and testing predictions. Your students will be excited to read on to find out if their predictions are correct!
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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Fun With the Short U Sound
Fun With the Short U Sound
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Fun With the Short U Sound
Your students will have fun identifying pictures, reading, and grouping words with the initial and medial short 'u' sound.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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Word Study: Understanding R-Controlled Vowel Combinations
Word Study: Understanding R-Controlled Vowel Combinations
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Word Study: Understanding R-Controlled Vowel Combinations
Your students will love playing the game, “Race to the Farm” while also practicing how to decode and pronounce words that contain R-controlled vowel combinations.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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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.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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Rhyming Word Family Fun Houses
Rhyming Word Family Fun Houses
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Rhyming Word Family Fun Houses
It's rhyme time! Students will color-code rhyming words and put each one in its “word family house” with this fun rhyming mini book and fill in the "stair steps" writing activity page.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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The Extraordinary Letter E
The Extraordinary Letter E
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The Extraordinary Letter E
What sound does the letter E make? Your students will practice identifying pictures, reading, and making words with the short E sound in this fun-filled phonics lesson.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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The -Ig Word Family
The -Ig Word Family
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The -Ig Word Family
Have a blast engaging your students with word families. This lesson will focus on -ig words that your students can see visually.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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Read with Beads
Read with Beads
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Read with Beads
Build words with this fun lesson for emergent readers. Using beads and pipe cleaners, your students will enjoy working with manipulatives to create three- and four-letter words!
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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Short Vowel Round-Up
Short Vowel Round-Up
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Short Vowel Round-Up
Bingo! Short vowel word recognition turns into a fun and engaging game in this teacher-approved reading lesson. Your students will have a blast identifying vowel sounds and using their knowledge to fill in bingo spaces.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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Bugs On a Rug
Bugs On a Rug
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Bugs On a Rug
Which bugs go on the rug? In this bug-themed lesson, students will look for words that are similar and fit into the -ug word family! By the end of the lesson they will create their own bugs for their uniquely designed rugs!
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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Fun with the Short I Sound
Fun with the Short I Sound
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Fun with the Short I Sound
Kids will be thrilled to fill their short "i" vocabulary banks using this lesson plan. It includes worksheets and oral activities to keep young learners engaged.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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Classroom Animal Alphabet Book
Classroom Animal Alphabet Book
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Classroom Animal Alphabet Book
This lesson allows students to nourish their inner writers and artists by creating catchy sentences and decorating alphabet letters.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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Word Families: Bake a Cake
Word Families: Bake a Cake
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Word Families: Bake a Cake
Let's bake a cake and take it to Jake. Kids will have fun discovering the -ake word family in this teacher-approved lesson on rhyming and vocabulary building.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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Scavenger Hunt: I Can See a...
Scavenger Hunt: I Can See a...
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Scavenger Hunt: I Can See a...
This lesson, which features The Eye Book by Theo Lesieg, will keep young learners engaged with scavenger hunt activities that test their observational skills.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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Short Vowel Name Sort
Short Vowel Name Sort
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Short Vowel Name Sort
Short vowels can be found just about anywhere. One great place to look is inside your own classroom. In this lesson, students will enjoy going through the class list to sort the names of their peers based on short vowel sounds.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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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.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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