Technology-Rich Learning Experiences
for First Graders

The following resources are designed for first graders and their teachers.



First Grade Language Arts

Publisher Language Arts Resources

Houghton Mifflin Reading - Grade 1
Links to activities.

Houghton Mifflin Wacky Web Tales
Write Mad-Libs on a variety of topics. Includes parts of speech help and how to write a tale.

Houghton Mifflin KidViews
Find and submit book reviews.

Language Arts Sequenced Lesson Plans

GLC from Georgia Department of Education
Daily plans for language arts

Interactive Activities

BBC Literacy Center Ages 4-8
Explore activities in literacy.

Book Adventure
Quizzes based on books

Grid Club Language Arts Games
Lots of interactive games on English concepts.

Great online, story building tool.

Listen and Write Poetry
Explore the Rap Realm, Wonderwords, Simile Satellite, and Free Style.

Naturescapes - Tiered Reading
Building your own with the Video and Image Starter Resources.

Play Magnetic Poetry - regular or kid's poetry
Write poems, submit poems, read poems and evaluate poems

Print and Go from Grid Club
Create a book, story, bookmark, poster, postcard, membership, paper, etc.

ReadWrite Think: Student Materials
Interactive tools that support national language arts standards.

ReadWriteThink: Lesson Plans K-2

ReviseWise English
Explore activities in reading, writing, spealling, grammar, and games.

Teacher Tap: E-Books and Onling Reading for Early Readers

Weekly Reader - First Grade

Starters for Narrative, Persuasive, & Expository Writing

The following bullets are K-12 resources. Explore the following resources for writing project ideas:

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First Grade Math

Math Resources

42explore: Charts and Graphs

42explore: Geometric Shapes

AAA Math - Grade 1

BBC ReviseWise Math - Ages 4-11
Games about numbers, data handling, shape, mental math, and games.

GLC from Georgia Department of Education
Daily plans for math

Harcourt Math Games for Grade 1

Houghton Mifflin - Test Prep Practice - Grade 1

Houghton Mifflin - Test Quest: Be a Better Test-Taker - Grade 1
Ideas for test taking. Contains audio and examples.

Houghton Mifflin - Brain Teasers - Grade 1
A dozen brain teasers related to math topics. Could be printed.

Houghton Mifflin - Math Games - Grade 1
Four great math review games.

Houghton Mifflin - E Math Manipulatives - Grade 1
A dozen eManipulatives for many areas including fractions and decimals.

Teach 4 Kids Math - 1st Grade

Math Sequenced Lesson Plans

GLC from Georgia Department of Education
Daily plans for math

Interactive Activities

Cat Math

Cool Math 4 Kids

Create a Graph from NCES

Figure This: Take a Challenge

First Grade Math! from KidPort

Grid Club Math Games
Lots of interactive games on math concepts.

Illuminations from NCTM (Grades PreK-2)
Many interactive activities to match national math standards.

ReviseWise Maths from BBC
Activities on numbers, data handling, shape, space, measure, and mental math.

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First Grade Science


Grid Club Science Games
Lots of interactive games on science concepts.

Harcourt Science Video Update
Lots of short video clips on a wide range of science topics.

ReviseWise Science from BBC

Science from BBC

Life Science

Scott Foresman: Life Science

42explore: Animal Homes

42explore: Animal Tracks

42explore: Ants

42explore: Apples

42explore: Bats

42explore: Bears

42explore: Bees

42explore: Birds

42explore: Butterflies

42explore: Corn

42explore: Frogs and Toads

42explore: Hedgehog

42explore: Insects

42explore: Marsupials

42explore: Owls

42explore: Penguins

42explore: Pond Life

42explore: Pumpkins

42explore: Rabbits

42explore: Sharks

42explore: Snakes

42explore: Trees and Forests

42explore: Turtles and Tortoises

42explore: Whales and Dolphins

42explore: Wolves

42explore: Worms

Exploring Biomes - with Illinois Standards (for Teachers)

Life Cycles from BBC
Plant part game and quiz

Physical Science

Scott Foresman: Physical Science

BBC Physical Processes Games

BBC Science Games

Changing State from BBC
Game and quiz

Circuits and Conductors from BBC
Game and quiz

Friction from BBC
Game and quiz

Gas All Around Us from BBC
Game and quiz

Keeping Warm from BBC
Game and quiz

Solids and Liquids from BBC
Game and quiz

Earth Science

Scott Foresman: Earth Science

42explore: Clouds

42explore: Polar Regions

42explore: Rocks and Minerals

42explore: Snow

42explore: Water

42explore: Weather

42explore: Wind

Weather WebQuest - Kindergarten

Human Body

Scott Foresman: Human Body

42explore: Dental Care

42explore: Eggs

42explore: Rope Games

42explore: Safety

42explore: Sidewalk Games


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First Grade Social Studies


GLC from Georgia Department of Education
Daily plans for social studies


Citizenship from BBC
An interactive site for learning about making decisions, communities and recycling.

42explore: Biographies

42explore: Money

42explore: Patriotism

US Presidents

42explore: Presidents of the US

White House Presidents (Learn More)

White House Presidents for Kids (Starter)

Social Studies Sequenced Lesson Plans

GLC from Georgia Department of Education
Daily plans for social studies


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42explore: 100th Day Activities

42explore: Balloons

42explore: Bubbles

42explore: Circus

42explore: Gardening

42explore: Masks

42explore: Puppets

BBC Schools - Ages 4-11


Eduscapes Grades K-3 Subject Starters

Enchanted Learning

First Grade Skills from Internet4classrooms

Getting Students Connected - Grade 1

Grade 1 Curriculum Links for Shrewsbury Public Schools

PBS Kids

PreK-K Curriculum Links for Shrewsbury Public Schools

Kid's Hub

Teacher Tap

Teacher Tap: Content Area Websites

Scholastic Activities

Teacher Pages

Mrs. Rosati's First Graders

Mrs. Silverman's Webfolio

School Bell

School Bell - Other Teachers

Teacher Tap: Teacher and Classroom Pages


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Developed by Annette Lamb, 4/04.