First Grade

English Language Arts

Highlighted Resources

Free digital access to an abundance of books to be read aloud. Click "narration" to select from a list of languages.

Imagine astronauts on the Space Station reading stories to and conducting science experiments for the children of Earth as the world rotates below. Imagine no's Story Time from Space!

Ranger Rick wants to help your family stay entertained and engaged in the natural world. We are making all digital editions of our magazines free to the public through the end of June.

This is a collection Picture Books Read Alout. This resource supports reading skills development and provides an engaging reading/listening experience for students.

The SAG-AFTRA Foundation's award-winning children's literacy website. Storyline Online, streams videos featuring celebrated actors reading children's books alongside creatively produced illustrations.

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Additional Resources

PBS Kids

Free Reading Games for Kids

Lunch Doodles

Join Mo Willems, author/illustrator, and learn how ideas become stories.


Phonics and Reading Comprehension


Day-by-day projects to keep students reading, writing, thinking, and growing.

Screen-Free Time

Kids Listen Podcast

Listen to a daily podcast and learn about science, history, animals, music, and language, and then make that learning active with hands-on projects and activities.

ELA Distance Learning Lesson Example

Example of distance learning lesson plan which includes reading opportunities and stating and opinion.

Go Noodle

Active Screen-free movement and mindfulness videos get kids up and moving to engaging songs, fun videos, and games.

The Spanish Experiment

Free Spanish lessons and children's stories in Spanish with translation in English.


Free printable mini-books for early readers.

Reading Rockets

Printable early readers

Screen-Free Activities

Activities to do at home that grow readers and writers.

At Home Activities

Activities and talking prompts to guide conversation for all learners.

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