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STEM Grade 1

Classification of Living Things:

Learning About Animals

Animal Classifications

Survival of Living Things – adaptations, structures:

Animals in Fall

Learning About Animals

Awesome Animals of Canada (though for Grades 2-3 this may be useful)

Animal Reports

Baby Owl’s Rescue

The Barn Owls


The Big Book of Animal Devotions

Big City Bees

The Burgess Animal Book for Children (read aloud)

Busy Insects

Do Polars Bears Snooze in Hollow Trees?


Go Creature Powers!

Going Home, The Mystery of Animal Migration


Humphrey the Lost Whale

The Little Rabbit

On the Move – Mass Migration

Over and Under the Snow


Three Little Beavers

Waiting for the Whales

Wolf Spiders

Whose Home is This?

Properties of Materials:

Comparing Materials

Building Things

Building Things

Do you Really Want to Skate on Thin Ice?

Iggy Peck, Architect




The Three Little Pigs

Three Little Pigs

Light and Sound:



Heat Light and Sound 1-3

Keep the Lights Burning Abbie

Light and Dark

Raven Brings the Light

Sound and Hearing

What are Light Waves?

What are Sound Waves?

Common objects in the Sky and Patterns of them:

Beautiful Moon

Curious George Discovers the Stars

Curious George Discovers the Sun

Going Around the Sun, Some Planetary Fun

Imani’s Moon

Twinkle Twinkle Little Star

Magic School Bus – Lost in the Solar System

The Moon

The Moon Book

The Milky Way

Night Light

The Planets

The Star People

Stars, Stars, Stars

Social Studies:

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Various Cultures in a Community:

Communities Around the World (though for Grades 2-3 this may be useful)

Multicultural Canada (though for Grades 2-3 this may be useful)

This Child, Every Child

Communities in My World

Maybe Something Beautiful

Structures and Systems in a Community:

Crafts for Kids who are Learning About Community Workers

The Fire Station

Fire Station

Helpers in my Community

Katy and the Big Snow

Life in a Fishing Community

Look Where we Live

Mike Mulligan and His Steam Shovel

Mimi’s Village

No Dragons for Tea

Our Community Thematic Unit

Places in my Community

School Days Around the World

The Soccer Fence

Rights, Roles and Responsibilities in a Community:

The Clean Team

Crafts for Kids who are Learning About Community Workers

The Fire Station

Helpers in my Community

Katy and the Big Snow

Let’s Meet a Police Officer

Look Where We Live

Mike Mulligan and His Steam Shovel

Mimi’s Village

No Dragons for Tea

One Hen

One Well

Our Community Thematic Unit

Razia’s Ray of Hope

The Red Bicycle

Silly Tilly and the Royal Rules

We Live Here Too!

Who’s Hands are These?

Changes over time in a Local Community:

Arctic Communities Past and Present

Communities Past, Present and Future (though for Grades 2-3 this may be useful)

Community Helpers Then and Now

My Community Long Ago

Playing with Friends – Comparing Past and Present

Natural and Human Made Features of the Local Environment:

Community Maps

Follow that Map

Henry’s Map

Look Where We Live

Places in my Community

Language Arts:

Writing Adventure Stories

All About Me

Apples Unit Study Resources

Author Study Dr. Suess

Beginning Writers: How to Make Books with Children

Circus Unit Study

Color My World Unit Study

Fall Fun

Fall Unit Study Resources

Graphic Organizer Roundup

Harvest Theme Unit Study

High Frequency Sight Words  Complete Classroom Press

High Frequency Picture Words Complete Classroom Press

How to Report on Books

How to Write a Story

How to Write Science Reports

Phonics Task Cards

Life in a Pond Unit Study

Literacy Safari Phonics Unit

Literacy and Writing Connections: How to Make Books with Children

Literature Pockets Caldecott Winners

Literature Pockets Folk Tales and Fairy Tales

Literature Pockets Nursery Rhymes

Mittens, Mittens, Mittens Unit Study

Modern Manuscript Handwriting Practice

The Ocean Unit Study

Paired Passages

Pirate Unit Study

Reading Response Forms

Review it! Helping Peers Create Their Best Work

Speak Up! Giving an Oral Presentation

Spectrum Writing

Take it to Your Seat: Writing Centers

Traditional Manuscript Handwriting Practice

The Ultimate Shape Book

Write a Super Sentence

Writing Forms

Writing Poetry with Children


Chickens on the Move

Clean Sweep Campers

A Collection for Kate

Count on Pablo

Daily Math Practice Grade 1

Just Graphin Fun

Kids Making Money

Pattern Bugs

Pythagoras and the Ratios

The Royal Treasure Measure

Saving for the Future

Sharing with Others

Sir Cumference and All the King’s Tens

Sir Cumference and the Dragon of Pi

Sir Cumference and the First Round Table

Sir Cumference and the Great Knight of Angleland

Sir Cumference and the Isle of Immeter

Sir Cumference and the Off the Charts Dessert

Sir Cumference and the Sword in the Cone

Sir Cumference and the Viking’s Map

Splitting the Herd: A Corral of Odds and Evens

Super Smart Shopping

Tally Cat Keeps Track

Tom’s New Business

What is Money?

What’s Your Angle, Pythagoras?