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April 20-April 24 First Grade Lesson Plans

Reading Comprehension:

Monday: listen and discuss “ A Tree Is a Plant”

questions to ask:

What is the life cycle of an apple tree?

Why are tree roots important?

What is the order of the seasons?

How do leaves help a tree?

Tuesday-Friday: additonal activities 

  • talk about characters, setting, and plot
  • retell beginning, middle, and end
  • draw a picture and label the parts of a tree (branch, trunk, leaves, bark, etc) 
  • find nouns, verbs, and adjectives in the story 
  • listen to “The Giving Tree” 


Review R-controlled vowels,short vowels, and long vowels.

Listen to this video and practice /oo/ words, like “spoon, moon, boot, zoo”

Sight Words:

ready, kinds, covers, country, earth, warms, soil, almost  

Please choose 3 of these activities to do with the weekly sight words listed above.

  • rainbow write
  • use a word in a sentence
  • write in alphabetical order
  • make flashcards to practice with
  • write with sidewalk chalk


The concept for this week is: counting by 2’s, 5’s, & 10’s. 

Please view these videos with your child. 


Art & additional activities:

Giving Tree

Family Tree



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