First Grade Teaching Resources


Discover books, lesson plans, and free downloadable resources for your first grade classroom. Resources include a unit on building classroom community, recommended read aloud collections, and ready-to-print summer reading handouts.

Reading Ideas

Building Classroom Community in First Grade
How to Read With Your Rising First Graders and Kinders
How to Compare and Contrast in First Grade
Close Reading in First Grade
The Right Read Aloud for the Classroom Community You Want
Integrating Reading, Writing, Speaking & Listening in Grades K-1
6 Myths About Diversity in Early Childhood Storytime
Guided Reading with Emergent Readers
How Bebop Titles Align with Common Core Standards
Find Summer Learning Opportunities for Your Students
Using Bilingual Books in First Grade
7 Tips for Parents to Read with Children

Read Aloud Collections
Earth Day Poetry
Black History Collection, Grades K-2
Cinderella Around the World
Elizabeti series
Thanksgiving and Gratitude
Multicultural Folk Tales
Food and Cooking
Author Study: Carmen Lomas Garza
Cycle of Seasons series

Guided Reading Collections
Level D
Level E
Level F
Level G
Level H
Level I
Level J

Assessment Collections
Bebop Assessment Set
Teachers College Reading Assessment Kit for Grades K-2

Bebop Books 2016 Catalog
Bilingual Spanish / English 2016 LEE & LOW Catalog

Summer Reading List, First Grade
Summer Reading Log

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