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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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Parent & Afterschool Resources

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

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Wild and Crazy Words

 

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Wild and Crazy Words

Grades K – 3
Activity Time 20-60 minutes
Activity Author

Amy Mascott

Amy Mascott

DC Metro, Maryland

 
Publisher National Council of Teachers of English
 

Activities & Projects

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Activities & Projects

Grades   K – 2  |  Activity & Project

Rhyme Time With Madeline

Children love books that rhyme and to create their own rhymes. It’s a fun way to learn how words sound similar to one another!

 

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.

 

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Games & Tools

Grades   K – 2  |  Game & Tool

ABC Match

The ABC Match game challenges children to match letter cards and picture cards that begin with that letter.

 

Grades   K – 2  |  Game & Tool

Construct-a-Word

Construct-a-Word has children select single letters and two- or three-letter endings to form words.

 

Grades   K – 1  |  Game & Tool

Puzzle Me Words

Puzzle Me Words is a fun, educational game that helps kids practice letter sounds.

 

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Tips & How-To's

Grades   K – 2  |  Tip & How-To

Engaging the Five Senses to Learn About Our World

The outside world shapes children’s development through experiences that they have, which include using their five senses—hearing, sight, smell, taste, and touch. Drawing a child’s attention to the five senses and discussing them increases understanding of and communication about the world around us.

 

Grades   K – 3  |  Tip & How-To

Talk it Up! Expanding a Child’s Vocabulary

One way to help early readers begin to make sense of what they’re reading is to help them build their vocabulary. In this Tip, learn how to ask questions and have conversations with a child to integrate new words into his/her vocabulary.

 

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Printouts

Grades   K – 1  |  Printout  |  Word Play

Uh-Oh! Alphabet Game

This activity helps children learn to recognize letters and their sounds, and to associate sounds and letters with words.

 

Grades   K – 2  |  Printout  |  Learning New Skills

Exploring the Five Senses

This printout helps engage children in the thinking about how their five senses contribute to their understanding of and communication about their world.

 

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