1st Grade Stories

(Ages 6-7)

Story Map 1st Grade
Denny 1st Grade

Brain Facts: Are Bigger Brains Better?

We know that our brains are in our heads and we also know that some heads are bigger than others.  In this story we will “look” to see if animals with bigger heads have bigger brains and if bigger brains are better. 

Rain 1st Grade

Social Health: I Can Do It!

This story talks about how being able to do things independently and learning how to control behaviors (self-control) are things that make someone feel good and make their brain healthy.

PJ 1st Grade

Physical Health: Your Sleeping Brain is Hard at Work

Sleep is important for the survival of all animals.  This story will describe what sleep is, why animals do it, and what your brain is doing while you are sleeping. 

Cort 1st Grade

Emotional Health: Your Brain Wants You to Be Happy

This story introduces children to the reward pathway, the place in your brain that makes you feel happy.  

Fran 1st Grade

Cognitive Health: Do You Know What I Know?

This story helps children to understand that everyone is able to learn things about the world around them, but what one person “knows” may be different from what another person “knows”. 

Axo 1st Grade

Brain Health: The SPECtacular Way to Take Care of Your Brain

This story emphasizes the importance of a healthy brain, and ways to keep one’s brain healthy.