First Grade Language Arts Skill-Builders and Activitities - FamilyEducation

1st Grade Language Arts

These activities, games, and printables can help children in first grade learn a variety of strategies for reading new words, as well as improve their oral and writing skills.

Advanced Curious George Double Vision Activity

Promote attention to detail with this visual discrimination game. Children must closely compare and contrast these two Curious George illustrations to find twelve subtle differences. read more

Curious About Spelling?

Improve children's spelling with this printable activity. Illustrations from the Curious George series provide clues to the missing letter in each word. read more

Curious George Double Vision Activity

Challenge young children to find the twelve differences between two Curious George illustrations. This early learning printable gives kids practice with visual discrimination. read more

Curious George's Transportation

Explore the many ways Curious George traveled during his adventures. This printable activity uses illustrations to review transportation vocabulary. read more

First Grader's Reading Level

According to our expert, there is no reading level that a first grader should be at when school year begins. read more

First-Grade Writer's Block?

How can you help your early writer come up with writing topics? read more

Language Arts in First Grade

Language Arts in First Grade read more

Long Live Literacy!

Where would the three "R's" be without literacy? Take our quiz and learn the facts about reading and writing. read more

Scientist Search

This printable asks kids to figure out what the scientist said when he created a smelly monster. read more

Summer Reading Guide: Grades K-2

Print this reading guide full of great books for children in grades K-2 to read this summer. Find more reading guides for grades 3-5 and grades 6-8. read more

The Bottom Line

You read The Sandy Bottom Orchestra, now let's see what you remember! read more

The Road to Literacy

How much do you really know about literacy and reading? Take our quiz and find out! read more

Young Readers and Oral Expression

Here are exercises you can do at home to strengthen your child's oral reading skills. read more