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Use these practice activities to help you master some Grade 1 skills.

Grade 1 English/Language Arts Activities
Reading Fluency
including Site Words

Improve reading fluency with scaffolded selections.


Improve comprehension with scaffolded selections.

"a" or "an"

Correct usage of "a" or "an".

ABC Order
Alphabetizing words by the first letter of a word.

Recognize relationships between words.

Find words that have similar meanings.

Find words that have opposite meanings.

Identify correct use of capital letters.

Grade 1 Math Activities
Place Value 1
Numbers under 20

Place Value 2
Numbers under 100

Standard &
Expanded Form

Numbers under 100.

Greater, Less Than
Numbers under 20

Fractions 1
Simple fractions with clear pictures w/o simplification.

Counting Nickels 1
Determine money amounts with nickels only.

Counting Nickels 2
Determine money amounts with nickels and pennies only.

ClockWork 1
Tell time to the hour.

Input-Output 1
Add & subtract whole numbers.

Measurement 1
Measure to the nearest inch,
half inch, and quarter inch.

Add sums up to 10, and in other sets, higher numbers.

Subtract from numbers less than 10, and in other sets, higher numbers.

Some First Grade (and Kindergarten) Reading Suggestions
These books should be available in your school or local public library.

The Little Red Hen

Are You My Mother?

There's a Nightmare
in My Closet
Ira Sleeps Over

Go, Dog, Go!

George & Martha

Frog & Toad
are Friends
I Am Enough

Big Blue Book
Brown Bear
The Snowy Day

Just Grandma & Me

Green Eggs and Ham

The Cat in the Hat

If You Give
a Mouse a Cookie

Where the Wild Things Are
Alexander and the Terrible...
The Berenstain Bears Beginner Books
Goodnight Moon

It Could Always be Worse

Stone Soup

Harold and the Purple Crayon

Sheila Rae,
the Brave

Great Web Sites for Grade 1 Students
(These are actual links. Students will navigate to these sites with a click.)


Read Theory

StoryLine Online

Between the Lions

Between the Lions

Highlights Kids

PBS Kids

Nat Geo Kids

Dance Mat Typing

Wild Kratts

Fact Monster

Hour of Code

Other Great Sites