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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  

All About Me! Use Photos to Write Stories

All About Me! Use Photos to Write Stories

Help children use favorite photos to write a homemade memory book.

 

Write Summer Alphabet Books

Write Summer Alphabet Books

Show children a fun way to practice their ABCs using summer words in an alphabet book.

 
 

 

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Games & Tools  

Book Cover Creator

Book Cover Creator

The Book Cover Creator allows users to type and illustrate front and back covers, and full dust jackets.

 

 

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Tips & How To's  

Help a Child Write a Poem

Help a Child Write a Poem

Encourage creativity and word play by helping a child recognize the elements of a poem and explore different ways of writing one.

 

 

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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  

Think Peace

Think Peace

Use these books as a springboard to discuss how children and adults alike can use peaceful, nonviolent methods to affect change in society.

 

 

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