First Grade

 First Grade Checklist 

First Grade English Language Arts Standards 
1.0 Reading

-I know the sounds that letters make.
Clifford's Sound Match
Read-Write-Think Picture Match
Fisher Price Phonics Game
Kid Zone Printable Worksheets
Worksheet Place: Letter By Letter Phonics

-I use letter sounds and blending when I read.
PBS Kids: Blend Bowl Game
Gamequarium Jr. Blends Games
Soft Schools Blends Games
Phonics on the Web- List of blends
Have Fun Teaching: Blends List and Worksheets
Have Fun Teaching: Blends Activities (you won't believe these are free!)

-I read rhyming words.
Sadlier-Oxford Rhyming Memory Game
Scholastic: Reggie the Rhyming Rhino Game
PBS Kids Rhyming Games
TLSBook Rhyming Sheets
File Folder Farm Rhyming Game
Green Eggs & Ham Rhyming Cards ($1.00)
Kids Learning Station Printables

-I read word families.
Story It: Odd Man Out Word Family Game
Read-Write-Think Construct Game
Hubbards Cupboard Printable Booklets
Under Construction Word Family Cards ($1.49)
Apples 4 The Teacher Flash Cards & Activities
Word Family Work Station
Penguin Word Families
Have Fun Teaching Activities (again, you won't believe these are free!)

2.0 Comprehension

-I can read and understand first grade materials.
Clarkness Printable Stories
Printable Books for Beginning Readers

-I can give examples of cause and effect. Cause & Effect Unit
Have Fun Teaching Worksheets
Cause and Effect Detectives
Cause and Effect Mini Poster

-I can read diagrams, charts, and graphs. Reading Charts & Graphs Worksheets  

 -I can follow 2-step written directions.
School Sparks Multi Step Worksheets
Board Make Share 2 Step Direction Sheets

-I can tell the characters, setting, beginning, middle, and end of a story.
Have Fun Teaching Graphic Organizers
Story Street Elements
Stupendous Story Elements (30 pg. packet)
Story Element Picture Cards

3.0 Literary Response/Analysis
Readers Response Templates 

4.0 Writing Strategies

-I can write a sentence.
Have Fun Teaching Writing Sentences Activities
School Express Create Your Own Worksheet
Cut and Paste Sentences
Writing Mini Poster
Silly Sentences Mix Up

-I use the writing process successfully.
Mrs. Meacham Writer's Workshop Unit
Writing Process Posters
Writing Self Checklist

-I have neat, correct handwriting.
Amazing Handwriting Worksheets- enter your own words!
Handwriting Galore D'Nelian
Handwriting Galore
My Handwriting Book
Have Fun Teaching Handwriting Worksheets 

First Grade Mathematics Standards

1.0 Number Sense

-I can count, read, and write numbers to 100
Smart First Graders Counting to 100
Counting Fish Math Center
Counting and Writing 11-20
Counting Bats Counting Worksheets
Soft Schools Counting Games
Counting by 10s with Flip Flops Activity

-I can compare numbers using <, >, and =.
Great Than, Less Than Cards ($2.50)
Greater Than Less Than with Mr. Alligator
Greater Than or Less Than?
Soft Schools Worksheet Generator
Dad's Worksheets
Kinder Web Games

-I understand how addition and subtraction are related.
Fact Families Numbers up to 20 ($2.00)
Printable Fact Family Cards
EZ School Online Game
Math-Aids Worksheets

-I can add and subtract numbers up to 20 using drawings or blocks for help.
Scarecrow Addition to 20
Springtime Fact Family Task Cards
Making 20
Number Line Subtraction
Soft Schools Worksheet Generator
Play Kids Games- Math Online
Math Playground Minus Mission
Math Playground Alien Addition

-I can count by 2’s, 5’s, and 10’s.
Skip Counting Sheep by 2s
Skip Counting by 2s, 5s and 10s (Cat in the Hat theme)
Skip Counting Freebie (2s, 5s, 10s)
Skip Counting Study Sheet
Math Dynamics Skip Counting Activities
Sheppard Software Skip Counting

-I can tell if a number is odd or even.
Sheppard Software Odd or Even
Soft Schools Even Odd Worksheet Maker
Even Odd Number Sort
Even Odd Race
Even Odd Math Center ($1.25)

-I can show 1 more, 1 less, 10 more, and 10 less.
1 More and 1 Less Math Station($2.00)
Mental Madness
Comparing Numbers 10 Less 10 More

-I can add 3 one digit numbers.
Math Worksheet Wizard 
Add 3 Numbers (Holiday Theme Center & Game)
Buzzing About Adding 3 Numbers Adding 3 Numbers Worksheet
Adding 3 Single Digit Numbers Cards 

-I can recognize fractions: ½ and ¼. Fraction Worksheets 
Fun With Fractions Mini Unit
Penguin Fractions
Pizza Fraction Game

-I can name and count coins.
GBP Education Money Game Money Worksheets
Money Poem
Money Freebie
Money Trade Game
10 Money Math Centers ($6.99)

-I can make reasonable estimates.
Estimation Jar 
Estimation Jars 
Rainbow Estimation
Zoodles Estimation Online Games

2.0 Algebra

-I can solve problems using the correct addition or subtraction equation.

-I can solve addition and subtraction problems by using charts, graphs, and
number sentences.

3.0 Measurement/Geometry

-I know the geometric shapes: circle, square, rectangle, triangle, and 3
dimensional shapes.

Soft School Geometric Shapes Matching Game 
Math-Play Matching Shapes
Funschool Shape Racer
KG Math Geometry Worksheets Geometry Activities

-I can measure objects with standard and nonstandard units. Measurement Activities
Crazy for First Grade Measurement Unit
Marshmallow Measurement 
Egg Lengths
Gummy Worm Stretch
Johnnie's Math Page (interactive)

-I can tell time to the hour and half-hour: analog and digital.
Time To Go Fishing Games Printable
Time: Matching Analog to Digital Cards
Math Worksheet Wizard: Time
Telling Time Math Unit
Johnnie's Math Page 
All About Time
Race Against Time Gameboard
Soft Schools Telling Time Game

-I can read a calendar.
Soft School Calendar Game
Have Fun Teaching Calendar Worksheets
Daily Journal Printable

4.0 Statistics/Data/Probability

-I can collect and record data.
Collecting Data and Creating Tally Charts
First Grade Fever Gingerbread Data Collection Unit

-I can count tally marks.
Penguin Tally File Folder Game ($1.00)
ABC Teach Tally Mark Worksheet
Tally Monster
Tally Birds
Don't Tally Your Chicks Before They Hatch

-I can read simple graphs.
Bar Graphs to 20
Graphing HANDS ON FUN with Pictographs and Bar Graphs
My Graphing Book
Graphing Booklet
M&M Graphing Activities
Valentine Hearts Sorting and Graphing

-I can recognize, describe, extend, and predict patterns. Pattern Activities
IXL Patterns Game
Harcourt School Pattern Paul Game
Farm Themed Pattern Cards ($1.29)
Pattern Hats
Pattern Practice: Thanksgiving, Earth, Beach, and Arctic 


  1. Such a great list! Thank you for sharing!!!

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