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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  

Summer Discoveries

Summer Discoveries

Recapture exciting discoveries by writing poetry about summer adventures.

 

Taking a Sound Hike

Taking a Sound Hike

Whether taking a sound hike at the mall, a near-by park, or on a family trip, ask children to notice the sounds they hear and then use sound words as they write their own books.

 
 

 

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Games & Tools  

Construct-a-Word

Construct-a-Word

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

 

 

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Tips & How To's  

Practice Writing Letters and Words

Practice Writing Letters and Words

Use this tip to help a child become comfortable with writing, and you’ll lay a foundation for success in all future writing efforts.

 

 

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Printouts  

My Amazing ABC Book

My Amazing ABC Book

Children who are learning to read and write letters and words will love making their very own ABC book.

 

 

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Podcasts  

Well-Read Weather

Well-Read Weather

In this episode Emily shares picture books and novels that stir things up with weather-filled action.

 

 

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