Writing : First Grade English Language Arts Worksheets

This page contains all our printable worksheets in section Writing of First Grade English Language Arts. As you scroll down, you will see many worksheets for the alphabet review, building words, sentences and word order, beginning, middle, and end, brainstorming ideas, writing, naming, and mapping stories, friendly letters, thank you notes, invitations, sequenced directions, and more.

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The Alphabet Review

Worksheet: First Grade

Letter Aa Practice


Trace uppercase and lowercase letter "Aa".

Category:  Writing     The Alphabet Review


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Letter Bb Practice


Trace uppercase and lowercase letter "Bb".

Category:  Writing     The Alphabet Review


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Letter Cc Practice


Trace uppercase and lowercase letter "Cc".

Category:  Writing     The Alphabet Review


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Letter Dd Practice


Trace uppercase and lowercase letter "Dd".

Category:  Writing     The Alphabet Review


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Letter Ee Practice


Trace uppercase and lowercase letter "Ee".

Category:  Writing     The Alphabet Review


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Letter Ff Practice


Trace uppercase and lowercase letter "Ff".

Category:  Writing     The Alphabet Review


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Letter Gg Practice


Trace uppercase and lowercase letter "Gg".

Category:  Writing     The Alphabet Review


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Letter Hh Practice


Trace uppercase and lowercase letter "Hh".

Category:  Writing     The Alphabet Review


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Letter Ii Practice


Trace uppercase and lowercase letter "Ii".

Category:  Writing     The Alphabet Review


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Letter Jj Practice


Trace uppercase and lowercase letter "Jj".

Category:  Writing     The Alphabet Review


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Letter Kk Practice


Trace uppercase and lowercase letter "Kk".

Category:  Writing     The Alphabet Review


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Letter Ll Practice


Trace uppercase and lowercase letter "Ll".

Category:  Writing     The Alphabet Review


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Letter Mm Practice


Trace uppercase and lowercase letter "Mm".

Category:  Writing     The Alphabet Review


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Letter Nn Practice


Trace uppercase and lowercase letter "Nn".

Category:  Writing     The Alphabet Review


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Letter Oo Practice


Trace uppercase and lowercase letter "Oo".

Category:  Writing     The Alphabet Review


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Letter Pp Practice


Trace uppercase and lowercase letter "Pp".

Category:  Writing     The Alphabet Review


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Letter Qq Practice


Trace uppercase and lowercase letter "Qq".

Category:  Writing     The Alphabet Review


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Letter Rr Practice


Trace uppercase and lowercase letter "Rr".

Category:  Writing     The Alphabet Review


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Letter Ss Practice


Trace uppercase and lowercase letter "Ss".

Category:  Writing     The Alphabet Review


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Letter Tt Practice


Trace uppercase and lowercase letter "Tt".

Category:  Writing     The Alphabet Review


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Letter Uu Practice


Trace uppercase and lowercase letter "Uu".

Category:  Writing     The Alphabet Review


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Letter Vv Practice


Trace uppercase and lowercase letter "Vv".

Category:  Writing     The Alphabet Review


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Letter Ww Practice


Trace uppercase and lowercase letter "Ww".

Category:  Writing     The Alphabet Review


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Letter Xx Practice


Trace uppercase and lowercase letter "Xx".

Category:  Writing     The Alphabet Review


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Letter Yy Practice


Trace uppercase and lowercase letter "Yy".

Category:  Writing     The Alphabet Review


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Letter Zz Practice


Trace uppercase and lowercase letter "Zz".

Category:  Writing     The Alphabet Review


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Alphabet Review


Practice tracing the capital letters.

Category:  Writing     The Alphabet Review


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Alphabet Review - Lowercase Letters


Practice tracing lowercase letters.

Category:  Writing     The Alphabet Review


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Missing Letters


Use your best handwriting to write the missing lowercase letters.

Category:  Writing     The Alphabet Review


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Tools for Writing - Lowercase Letters


Practice writing the lowercase letters.

Category:  Writing     The Alphabet Review


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Missing Letters - ( A - I )


Use your best handwriting to fill in the missing upperacse letters.

Category:  Writing     The Alphabet Review


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Missing Letters ( J - R )


Practice writing the uppercase letters.

Category:  Writing     The Alphabet Review


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Missing Letters ( S - U )


Use your best handwriting to fill in the missing uppercase letters.

Category:  Writing     The Alphabet Review


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Missing Letters ( W - Z )


Write the missing uppercase letters.

Category:  Writing     The Alphabet Review


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Alphabet Writing ( Aa - Dd )


Practice writing letters on ruled lines.

Category:  Writing     The Alphabet Review


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Alphabet Writing ( Ee - Hh )


Practice writing letters on ruled lines.

Category:  Writing     The Alphabet Review


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Alphabet Writing ( Ii - Ll )


Handwriting Practice.

Category:  Writing     The Alphabet Review


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Alphabet Writing ( Mm - Pp )


Students will practice writing letters on ruled lines.

Category:  Writing     The Alphabet Review


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Alphabet Writing ( Qq - Tt )


Handwiting Practice.

Category:  Writing     The Alphabet Review


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Alphabet Writing ( Uu - Xx )


Practice writing letters on ruled lines.

Category:  Writing     The Alphabet Review


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Alphabet Writing ( Ww - Zz )


Practice writing uppercase and lowercase letters on ruled lines.

Category:  Writing     The Alphabet Review



Practice writing the uppercase letters.

Category:  Writing     The Alphabet Review


Worksheet: First Grade

Missing Letters - ( j - r )


Fill in the missing lowercase letters.

Category:  Writing     The Alphabet Review


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Missing Letters - ( s - z )


Practice writing the lowercase letters.

Category:  Writing     The Alphabet Review


Building Words

Worksheet: First Grade

Build The Word


Use the letters from the word 'caterpillar' to make some other words.

Category:  Writing     Building Words


Worksheet: First Grade

Build The Word


Use the letters from the word 'BIRTHDAY' to new words.

Category:  Writing     Building Words


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Build The Word


Use the letters from the word 'firetruck' to make other new words.

Category:  Writing     Building Words


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Magical Word Square


Find the words in the magical square. Write the words in the space provided.

Category:  Writing     Building Words


Sentences and Word Order

Worksheet: First Grade

Sentence Starters


Write an ending for each sentence.

Category:  Writing     Sentences and Word Order


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Sentence Endings


Write a beginning for each sentence.

Category:  Writing     Sentences and Word Order


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Sentence Endings


Write the beginning for each sentence.

Category:  Writing     Sentences and Word Order


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Sentence Practice


Write a sentence about the each picture shown. Make sure you start with a capital letter and end with a period.

Category:  Writing     Sentences and Word Order


Worksheet: First Grade

Order Words


Order words tell us what came first, next, and last. Read the sentences, then write correct order words in the space provided.

Category:  Writing     Sentences and Word Order


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Word Order


Cut out the words and glue them in the correct order.

Category:  Writing     Sentences and Word Order


Beginning, Middle, and End

Worksheet: First Grade

Beginning, Middle, and End


Write the sentences in correct order (beginning, middle, and end) to make a story.

Category:  Writing     Beginning, Middle, and End


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Using Order Words


Draw and write about how you would spend a day off from the school. Use the order words: first, next, and last.

Category:  Writing     Beginning, Middle, and End


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Beginning, Middle, and End


Write the sentences in the correct order. Then draw a picture that describes the story.

Category:  Writing     Beginning, Middle, and End


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The End


Complete the story with an interesting end.

Category:  Writing     Beginning, Middle, and End


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The Beginning and Middle


Write the beginning and the middle part of a story.

Category:  Writing     Beginning, Middle, and End


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The Beginning and Middle


Complete the story.Use the words from the word list to write the beginning and the middle part of the story "To the Rescue".

Category:  Writing     Beginning, Middle, and End


Sequenced Directions

Worksheet: First Grade

An Ice-Cream Cone


Write sequenced directions to teach someone how to eat an ice-cream cone.

Category:  Writing     Sequenced Directions


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Sequencing: How to Grow a Flower


Read the story. Then write the steps in correct sequence to grow a flower.

Category:  Writing     Sequenced Directions


Worksheet: First Grade

Valentine’s Day Card


Your friend needs a little help in making a Valentine’s day card. Explain your friend how to make cards in 4 easy to follow steps.

Category:  Writing     Sequenced Directions


Brainstorming Ideas

Worksheet: First Grade

Brainstorming


Choose the topic from the idea list. Brainstorm and write down some words about that idea.

Category:  Writing     Brainstorming Ideas


Worksheet: First Grade

My Proud Moment!


Think of a time when you really felt proud about yourself. The moment that filled up your chest with happiness and proudness.

Category:  Writing     Brainstorming Ideas


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What’s Happening?


What is happening in the picture? What do you think the crazy cow is up to?

Category:  Writing     Brainstorming Ideas


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Creative Writing


Would you rather be friends with a dinosaur or gorilla?

Category:  Writing     Brainstorming Ideas


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Lonely Little Dino


Write a story about the picture. What might have made the Little Dino sad?

Category:  Writing     Brainstorming Ideas


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Why I Like Weekends...


I like playing with my dog on weekends. What do you like doing on the weekends?

Category:  Writing     Brainstorming Ideas


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Rainy Day


What is your favorite thing to do when it is raining?

Category:  Writing     Brainstorming Ideas


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Painting Time!


Look at the picture carefully. What do you think is happening? Add three more sentences about the picture.

Category:  Writing     Brainstorming Ideas


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Editing Time


Edit and rewrite your friend’s writing piece. Replace the underlined sentences to add more details in the writing. Also fix any punctuation, grammar, or other errors that you may find.

Category:  Writing     Brainstorming Ideas


Worksheet: First Grade

First Day of School


Pretend your classmate/pal wrote about the first day of school. You have more details about the day’s events. Rewrite your friends’s writing piece and add a few more details about the first day of school.

Category:  Writing     Brainstorming Ideas


Worksheet: First Grade

New Dress


Strengthen your friend's writing piece by adding more details.

Category:  Writing     Brainstorming Ideas


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Winter Time Fun


Write about your favorite winter time activity.

Category:  Writing     Brainstorming Ideas


Writing, Naming, and Mapping Stories

Worksheet: First Grade

Draw and Write


Write a story using one of the topics from the idea list. Draw a picture describing your story.

Category:  Writing     Writing, Naming, and Mapping Stories


Worksheet: First Grade

Draw and Write


Choose a topic from the idea list. Write a story and draw a picture that describes the story.

Category:  Writing     Writing, Naming, and Mapping Stories


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Write Your Own Story


Answer the questions. It will help you plan your story. Use an extra sheet of paper if you need to.

Category:  Writing     Writing, Naming, and Mapping Stories


Friendly Letters, Thank You Notes, Invitations

Worksheet: First Grade

Writing Friendly Letters


Learn about the different parts that make up a friendly letter. Then write a friendly letter to an old pal.

Category:  Writing     Friendly Letters, Thank You Notes, Invitations


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Parts of a Friendly Letter


Name different parts of a friendly letter.

Category:  Writing     Friendly Letters, Thank You Notes, Invitations


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Friendly Letter


Write a letter to your friend about two favorite activities that you like doing on the weekends.

Category:  Writing     Friendly Letters, Thank You Notes, Invitations


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Friendly Letter


Write a friendly letter to Santa about the present you would like him to bring this Christmas.

Category:  Writing     Friendly Letters, Thank You Notes, Invitations


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Writing Thank You Notes


Imagine your aunt sent you a gift card for your birthday. Write a thank you note to your aunt.

Category:  Writing     Friendly Letters, Thank You Notes, Invitations


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Invitations


Students will practice writing a party invitation.

Category:  Writing     Friendly Letters, Thank You Notes, Invitations


Worksheet: First Grade

Writing Thank You Notes


Imagine your neighbor, Mr. Marc, found your lost kitty. Write a thank you note to him for bringing your pet home safely.

Category:  Writing     Friendly Letters, Thank You Notes, Invitations


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Invitations


Fred wants to invite Jacob to his pizza party. Help Fred complete an invitation to Jacob with all the party details.

Category:  Writing     Friendly Letters, Thank You Notes, Invitations


Using Digital Tools

Worksheet: First Grade

Copy That


Copy everything that is written in the box. You will need a computer and a printer for this activity.

Category:  Writing     Using Digital Tools


Worksheet: First Grade

Shapes Mania


Do you know that you can draw many things using few basic shapes? Use your computer and a printer for this activity. You may use word or paint program.

Category:  Writing     Using Digital Tools


Worksheet: First Grade

Your Favorites


Use clip art to answer the questions in the box. Use the font Courier (bold), size 18 to write the name of each object. Use a computer to type and a printer to print your work.

Category:  Writing     Using Digital Tools


Worksheet: First Grade

The Paintbrush Tool


Help your students learn the basics of the paintbrush tool. Use the paintbrush tool for this activity.

Category:  Writing     Using Digital Tools


Worksheet: First Grade

To My Special Mom


It doesn't have to be your mom's birthday to make her feel special. Answer the questions below to write a special note to your mom to make her feel like a queen.

Category:  Writing     Using Digital Tools


Recall and Write

Worksheet: First Grade

Under the Sea


Read various books about the ocean life to your students, then encourage your students to recall the information and write three sentences about they might see in the ocean.

Category:  Writing     Recall and Write


Worksheet: First Grade

What a Terrible Day!


We have all had a bad day. When no matter how hard we try, nothing goes our way. Have you ever had such a terrible day?

Category:  Writing     Recall and Write


Worksheet: First Grade

Mammals


Read various books about mammals to your students. Encourage them to recall the information gathered from the books to complete the related activities.

Category:  Writing     Recall and Write


Worksheet: First Grade

Follow the rules


Most teachers have a set of classroom rules that are explained on the first day of the school year. Recall and write at least three classroom rules that your teacher told you.

Category:  Writing     Recall and Write


Worksheet: First Grade

Sleepover


Recall your memories from the recent sleepover. Write a paragraph about your experience. What you did, what you ate, and what the best part was?

Category:  Writing     Recall and Write


Worksheet: First Grade

Pandas


Read various books about pandas to your students. Encourage them to recall the information gathered from the books to answer the related questions.

Category:  Writing     Recall and Write