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Resources for Grades 1 - 2

First and second grade mean full days with lots of reading and writing! The materials here can help you make the most of the time outside of school.

Activities & Projects  

Blast Off to Learn New Words

Blast Off to Learn New Words

Boost vocabulary by taking an imaginary trip into space. After a lunar "landing," children return to Earth with a galaxy of new words.

 

Rhyme Time With Madeline

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!

 
 

 

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Games & Tools  

ABC Match

ABC Match

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

 

 

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Tips & How To's  

Read the World Around You

Read the World Around You

Encourage children to read print and pictures that are all around. Children feel pretty proud when they can read their street signs or the name of the store up the block. It's part treasure hunt, part reading lesson.

 

 

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Printouts  

Bingo Game

Bingo Game

Use this printout to play bingo with your child on a wide variety of topics. This printout will help your child with sight words and will help improve his or her vocabulary and reading.

 

 

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Podcasts  

Are You at the End of Your Series?

Are You at the End of Your Series?

Finished a series and need some ideas? Join Emily as she chats about some series worth trying.

 

 

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