1st Grade Sub Plans- Emergency Substitute Bundle Print + Google Slides

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Never worry about first grade sub plans again with this print + digital mega bundle! Get all 5 sets of 1st grade substitute plans that are no prep and ready to go in print AND digital format! These are perfect for emergency sub plans to fill your sub tub PLUS you’ll have the option to use them digitally. This bundle will last at least a week, but likely even longer.

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Lesson plans for all core subjects and topics are included so that you won’t have to worry about a THING! With your purchase, you’ll get lessons for the following in both printable AND digital Google Slides formats:

  • Language Arts (Lesson plans and student pages for the following topics are included: capitals and end marks, common and proper nouns, adjectives, past/present/future tense, and prepositions)
  • Silent Reading Comprehension Strategies (Lesson plans and student pages for the following topics are included: text questioning, making connections, visualizing, summarizing, determining importance)
  • Reading Passages (Three differentiated versions of reading passage are included in EACH set. Passages include the following topics: Sick Day, The Soccer Game, Reading with Mom, The Best Movie Snack, The King)
  • Writing Lesson plans and student pages for the following topics are included: opinion writing, narrative writing, informative writing, acrostic poetry, letter writing)
  • Math Review (A quick math review sheet and math fluency practice page with a lesson plan are included in each sub plan set)
  • Math Lesson Lesson plans and student pages for the following topics are included: addition and subtraction, greater than or less than, the equal sign, more addition & subtraction practice, and shapes review)
  • What’s The Question? Math Activity (Students will create their own story problem with this fun and engaging math activity- lesson plan and all student pages included in each set)
  • Science (Lesson plans and student pages for the following topics are included: living things, heat/light/sound energy, the sun's patterns, animal offspring, and the earth and moon)
  • Social Studies (Lesson plans and student pages for the following topics are included: community helpers, respecting differences, people at school, fire safety, and working with others)

Each lesson in the 1st grade sub plans is simple enough for the sub to follow, but the students will be engaged in real learning ...and not just busywork. These captivating lesson plans include a short section for notes at the bottom of the page for if you'd like to write any extra notes for the sub (or, alternatively, for the sub to leave you notes about how the lesson went!) All graphic organizers, activities, or worksheets needed to complete the lesson are INCLUDED in these first grade sub plans. All that’s left to do is make copies of the student pages…. Or opt to use the digital Google Slides versions which are ready to go with text boxes and movable pieces in ALL-DIGITAL format.

In addition to the core lessons, the following activities are also included so you won’t have to worry about the sub running out of things to do.

BONUS activities included in each of the 5 sets:

  • Brain Breaks that can be used to help break up the day 
  • Art Activity to help get creative juices flowing and fill time as-needed
  • Interactive Notebook covering a topic from one of the lesson plans- printable + digital options!
  • Educational Game covering one of the lesson topics- printable card game + digital game with moveable pieces!
  • Just Add a Task Board Game All that's left to do is add a task- such as a spelling or vocab list or math flash cards. It can also be played just for fun without a task. Color and B&W printable versions AND a digital version with movable pieces
  • Digital BINGO Game with movable pieces! The BINGO includes content from the other lessons during the day

Rest assured the day will run smoothly, because we’ve got you covered with these extras, too:

  • Copies for Students Page for the printable versions No guesswork because this page lists what pages need to be copied for you or your sub's convenience
  • Digital versions include separate substitute and teacher Google Drive links for EASY assigning to students 
  • Sub Planning Tips for 1:1 Classroom OR Virtual Sub Plans so no matter what reason you need digital sub plans, you know how to best utilize these plans
  • Tips for using Google Slides in OTHER DIGITAL platforms so you can use these sub plans EVEN IF you don't use Google Classroom
  • Sub Tub Organization Tips so you can get your physical sub tub organized in a jiffy
  • Print-and-go Thank You Cards so your sub knows that you appreciate them and likely comes back to your classroom
  • How Did Your Day Go? Substitute Notes Form so you'll more than likely get detailed notes from your substitute (print + digital options!) 
  • Substitute Punch Cards that make a great behavior management tool that is special JUST for substitutes!
  • Binder Cover and Spines to get your master-copy binder organized
  • Answer Keys & Worksheet Guides for ALL worksheets & graphic organizers so even if your sub doesn't know the answers, they have something to refer to (and in the digital version, the answer keys are NOT inside the student document- so there will be no accidentally assigning students the answer key on our watch ;) 

And last, but certainly not least, this comprehensive sub plan resource also includes editable forms to fill out in the same document as the lesson plans so you can customize your sub plans to perfectly fit YOUR classroom!

  • Substitute Plan Outline A complete editable outline for your entire day! It has been filled out but you may customize it to suit your needs
  • Technology Instructions  These pages are available for you to give your sub tips for 1:1 tech instruction OR virtual lessons
  • Additional Notes for the Substitute Any other notes you'd like to make to the substitute here in the PowerPoint since the pre-written lesson plans themselves are NOT editable
  • School Schedule so your sub knows when to use each lesson
  • Classroom Info form so your sub can have the important info they need at their fingertips
  • Class List template because EVERY sub we have talked to has told us that this is a MUST!

Please review the in-depth preview to inform you even further before your purchase of these 1st grade emergency sub plans. The preview includes real-life photos, collages, full-size sample pages, and testimonials. We want you to feel confident in your purchase!

You get the BEST deal by purchasing this bundle! But if you need only certain subjects, check out our departmentalized sub plan options below!

Need only certain subjects? Departmentalized sub plans are now available!

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