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Fact Versus Fiction
Fact Versus Fiction
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Fact Versus Fiction
Let your future scribe's imagination run wild! Children have a hard time understanding fact versus fiction, and writing a tall tale can help.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Reading Tour
Reading Tour
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Reading Tour
Help your first grader build sight word knowledge by creating a reading pointer and taking the family on a house-wide reading tour!
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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Join a Reading Community Online!
Join a Reading Community Online!
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Join a Reading Community Online!
Social networking sites that promote reading, reviewing books, and sharing books with others are springing up all over, making reading fun again.
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Basic Reading Comprehension
Basic Reading Comprehension
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Basic Reading Comprehension
Try this simple activity to stimulate some very complex thinking with your first grader to develop those all-important reading and comprehension skills.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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Make a Reading Bookmark!
Make a Reading Bookmark!
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Make a Reading Bookmark!
This bookmark is a helpful tool to use during and after reading to remind your child of "good reader" strategies that she can use on her own.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Practice Reading by Getting Into Character!
Practice Reading by Getting Into Character!
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Practice Reading by Getting Into Character!
Strengthen your fourth grader's reading skills with this analytic "reader's theater" activity.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
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SAT Survivor: A Reading Comprehension Game
SAT Survivor: A Reading Comprehension Game
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SAT Survivor: A Reading Comprehension Game
Here's a fun game to practice strategies for acing the Reading Comprehension section of the SAT.
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Practice Reading with a Word Hunt
Practice Reading with a Word Hunt
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Practice Reading with a Word Hunt
Practice reading with this fun game, where your first grader will "hunt" for hidden words around the house.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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Create a Train Reading Chart
Create a Train Reading Chart
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Create a Train Reading Chart
Help motivate your child to become a more avid and consistent reader by creating a train-themed reading chart that can serve as a visual reminder of their progress.
1st grade
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Practice Reading with Newspaper "Highlights"
Practice Reading with Newspaper "Highlights"
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Practice Reading with Newspaper "Highlights"
With a newspaper, highlighter, and some fun extra prizes, you can help your first grader start lifetime reading habits with print all around us.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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Reading Rewards
Reading Rewards
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Reading Rewards
Here's a motivational kit that lets your emerging reader know you're with him for the whole wild ride.
1st grade
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Play "I Caught You!" An Early Reading Game
Play "I Caught You!" An Early Reading Game
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Play "I Caught You!" An Early Reading Game
Work on reading fluency with your child. This fun game will even engage her concentration skills without her knowing.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Play Story Ball: A Reading Comprehension Game
Play Story Ball: A Reading Comprehension Game
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Play Story Ball: A Reading Comprehension Game
Take a beach ball, a marker, and a first grader. What do you get? An outdoor activity that works on reading comprehension, in the midst of a game of catch!
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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Questions, Anyone? Ask Your Way to Reading Comprehension
Questions, Anyone? Ask Your Way to Reading Comprehension
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Questions, Anyone? Ask Your Way to Reading Comprehension
Help your child gain reading comprehension skills, as well as listening and memory skills with this fun activity that uses his favorite book!
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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Summer Reading Project
Summer Reading Project
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Summer Reading Project
Your middle schooler's favorite book is being made into a motion picture, and she's the chosen designer. Help her create a movie poster to entice viewers.
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Reading The Odyssey
Reading The Odyssey
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Reading The Odyssey
Who remembers their ancient Greek history? Here's a teen-friendly refresher course in the epic poem The Odyssey, as well as SAT vocabulary your teen can use.
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Directions First: Reading to Draw
Directions First: Reading to Draw
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Directions First: Reading to Draw
Here's an activity to encourage your young artist to read. Invite your child to visualize directions on colors, numbers, and shapes to create cool pictures!
1st grade
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Play Doctor! A Reading Game
Play Doctor! A Reading Game
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Play Doctor! A Reading Game
Playing doctor is not only fun, it's also a way to teach kids about the parts of the body and how they are spelled.
Kindergarten
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What's Eating Hamlet? Reading Shakespeare
What's Eating Hamlet? Reading Shakespeare
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What's Eating Hamlet? Reading Shakespeare
Here's a quick look at the Hamlet, the classic Shakespearean tragedy, as well as useful SAT vocabulary to give your teen a leg up in English class and beyond.
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Drawing Characters
Drawing Characters
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Drawing Characters
Add some artsy fun to your child's next reading adventure by letting them draw the characters.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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What's a Zipper? A Writing Game
What's a Zipper? A Writing Game
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What's a Zipper? A Writing Game
This reading comprehension activity teaches children reading in reverse: how would you teach an alien to use a zipper?
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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What is a Character Trait?
What is a Character Trait?
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What is a Character Trait?
Who are the people young readers meet in their books? This reading activity will help your first grader build important comprehension skills.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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Play Letter-Sound Hopscotch!
Play Letter-Sound Hopscotch!
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Play Letter-Sound Hopscotch!
Play hopscotch with numbers, but also with letters, to get kids ready for reading.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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Start a Kids' Book Club
Start a Kids' Book Club
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Start a Kids' Book Club
Start a kids' reading club in your neighborhood to enhance your child's literacy and social skills.
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Message Magnets
Message Magnets
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Message Magnets
Help to build your child's reading skills and get your point across with these homemade message magnets!
1st grade
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