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Write a Thanksgiving Day Poem
Write a Thanksgiving Day Poem
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Write a Thanksgiving Day Poem
Thanksgiving dinner can be filled with fun and memorable interactions between family members. This holiday, why not memorialize some of those details and events with a family poem? You can create a lasting memory in the form of a poem with contributions f
Kindergarten
Reading & Writing
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Create Your Own Pumpkin Person!
Create Your Own Pumpkin Person!
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Create Your Own Pumpkin Person!
Get creative with this engaging activity where kids are asked to create their own pumpkin person and tap into their creative writing skills! Include all family members by having them create their very own pumpkin people.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Vacation Memory Book
Vacation Memory Book
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Vacation Memory Book
Writing a book about a favorite trip can be fun, rewarding and a great way to practice organizational, thinking, and communication skills.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Write a Dear Author Letter
Write a Dear Author Letter
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Write a Dear Author Letter
This third grade writing activity brings home the lesson: it's not only what you write that's important, but how you write it, too.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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How to Write a Scary Story
How to Write a Scary Story
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How to Write a Scary Story
Want to build your child's literary repertoire with tools like foreshadowing and description? Try a spooky Halloween story!
4th grade
Reading & Writing
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Can You Picture It?: A Writing Activity
Can You Picture It?: A Writing Activity
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Can You Picture It?: A Writing Activity
Build second grade writing skills by using pictures to help kids "see" how to use details in their stories.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Storyboarding: Using Pictures to Teach Words
Storyboarding: Using Pictures to Teach Words
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Storyboarding: Using Pictures to Teach Words
Many kids find themselves especially challenged by writing in third grade. Here's how you can help, using a technique called "storyboarding."
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Special Broadcast: Happy Dad's Day!
Special Broadcast: Happy Dad's Day!
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Special Broadcast: Happy Dad's Day!
Let your third grader newscaster practice presentation skills with this video "card" to celebrate Dad this Father's Day!
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Valentine Limerick
Valentine Limerick
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Valentine Limerick
Help your third grader author a lovely limerick in honor of Valentine's Day! He'll be delighted to compose and recite this nonsensical poem.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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St. Patrick's Day Haiku
St. Patrick's Day Haiku
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St. Patrick's Day Haiku
Take advantage of the upcoming Irish holiday, Saint Patrick's Day, to encourage your third grader to flex his poetry muscles and come up with a haiku.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Personal Tall Tales
Personal Tall Tales
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Personal Tall Tales
Turn a real-life hero into a folklore hero. Your child can write a tall tale that makes a Davy Crockett or John Henry out of someone they personally know.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Goal Planning
Goal Planning
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Goal Planning
To reach goals and gain accomplishments, you have to have a plan for success. This activity will help your child to create goals for the upcoming school year.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Make Your Own Passport
Make Your Own Passport
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Make Your Own Passport
Get your little traveler ready for a âround-the-world adventure! Kids will get a geography lesson, writing practice and a great appreciation for traveling.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Make Days of the Week Flip Flaps
Make Days of the Week Flip Flaps
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Make Days of the Week Flip Flaps
With these days of the week flip flaps, your child has the chance to explore days of the week, track special and routine activities, and practice writing time.
Preschool
Reading & Writing
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Popsicle Riddles
Popsicle Riddles
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Popsicle Riddles
I see fun in your future! Your child will love making homemade Popsicles and being the creator of jokes or fortunes to write himself on the Popsicle sticks.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Letter to Your Teacher
Letter to Your Teacher
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Letter to Your Teacher
Start the school year off on the right foot by treating your child's new teacher to a special heart-felt surprise!
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Pencil Toppers
Pencil Toppers
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Pencil Toppers
Make going back to school a fun time! Let your child create her own pencil topper creatures using everyday materials and a Styrofoam ball.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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When I Grow Up I Want To Be...
When I Grow Up I Want To Be...
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When I Grow Up I Want To Be...
Make a poster with your child about what she wants to be when she grows up, while helping her practice her writing, researching, and artistic skills.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Write a Tall Tale
Write a Tall Tale
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Write a Tall Tale
Help second graders grasp their understanding of tall tales and practice writing with this activity by writing about their own family!
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Spark a Story
Spark a Story
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Spark a Story
This activity will help generate ideas for your child to write about...without the moans and groans!
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Plan Stories with The Five-Finger Technique
Plan Stories with The Five-Finger Technique
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Plan Stories with The Five-Finger Technique
Got the pre-writing blues? Try this simple five-finger technique to help your second grader develop a sequenced plan for her early compositions.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Write a Pet Sitter Guide
Write a Pet Sitter Guide
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Write a Pet Sitter Guide
Give your third grader's reading and writing skills a stretch: have her create a Care Manual for your pet the next time your family goes away.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Paint and Learn
Paint and Learn
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Paint and Learn
By using watercolor paints to practice writing letters, sentences, and math problems, your child will practice first grade skills in his "Sidewalk School."
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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Create a Recyclable Creature
Create a Recyclable Creature
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Create a Recyclable Creature
Help your child use recycled materials, a little imagination and some writing skills to build his very own recycled creature.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Write a Cliffhanger
Write a Cliffhanger
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Write a Cliffhanger
Even the most reluctant beginning writers love to experiment with the "cliffhanger."
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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