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Learn All Year Long

Learn All Year Long

Learn All Year Long

Kids and teens should read and write even when they are out of school. Why is this so important?

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ReadWriteThink has a variety of resources for out-of-school use. Visit our Parent & Afterschool Resources section to learn more.

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Star Light, Star Bright: Reading and Writing about the Nighttime Sky

 

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Star Light, Star Bright: Reading and Writing about the Nighttime Sky

Grades 3 – 5
Activity Time 1-3 hours (some after dark)
Activity Author

Christy Simon

Christy Simon

Urbana, Illinois

 
Publisher National Council of Teachers of English
 

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Activities & Projects

Grades   5 – 10  |  Activity & Project

Make a Magnetic Poetry Set

Let children practice using different types of words in a fill-in-the-blank-story game before making their own word list for a magnetic poetry set.

 

Grades   K – 2  |  Activity & Project

Fantastically Fun Word Families

Use the Word Mover mobile app to play with word families and listen for rhyme, then sort real and nonsense words, alphabetize the words, and create a story or poem using the words.

 

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Printouts

Grades   3 – 8  |  Printout  |  Writing It Out

Make a Magnetic Poetry Set

Children can make their own magnetic poetry set. Watch as the refrigerator becomes a space for literary art.

 

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