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Fact or Inference? Learn the Difference
Fact or Inference? Learn the Difference
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Fact or Inference? Learn the Difference
Here's an enjoyable at-home activity that gives your child step-by-step practice identifying the important parts of an article and organizing his ideas.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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Father's Day "How To" Book
Father's Day "How To" Book
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Father's Day "How To" Book
This Father's Day, give dad something he'll really appreciate: a book about him, written by his favorite author...his son or daughter!
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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Sticky Note Project
Sticky Note Project
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Sticky Note Project
Representing the story in a visual way makes it easier for your child to compare the traits of various characters.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Content Clues: Writing with Pictures
Content Clues: Writing with Pictures
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Content Clues: Writing with Pictures
This book-making activity is quick and easy, and it gives emerging readers insight into how a story's illustrations provide context clues.
Kindergarten
Reading & Writing
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Sequence Strips: A Cool Way to Get Organized...Visually!
Sequence Strips: A Cool Way to Get Organized...Visually!
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Sequence Strips: A Cool Way to Get Organized...Visually!
Try this concrete, hands-on organization system and you can count on more efficient, less stressful evenings this school year.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Play Mood Charades!
Play Mood Charades!
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Play Mood Charades!
Have your kid try his hand at mood charades. It's a great way to promote social development and hone reading comprehension skills, not to mention tons of fun!
5th 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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The Daily News
The Daily News
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The Daily News
Help your children practice their presentation skills by helping them create their very own show called "The Daily News."
4th grade
Reading & Writing
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Make a Book Square!
Make a Book Square!
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Make a Book Square!
If your third grader is having difficulty sequencing events in a story, try creating this book square.
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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Note-Taking Exercise
Note-Taking Exercise
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Note-Taking Exercise
Challenge your child to a word count war, and practice good note-taking skills at the same time!
4th grade
Reading & Writing
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Make a Thank You Frame
Make a Thank You Frame
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Make a Thank You Frame
Looking for a teacher gift? Here's a way for your preschooler to show off her growing writing skills and create a cute picture frame to show her thanks, too!
Kindergarten
Reading & Writing
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Make Back to School Business Cards!
Make Back to School Business Cards!
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Make Back to School Business Cards!
Looking for a unique arts and crafts activity that gives some writing practice? Help your child make her own back-to-school business cards!
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Make a Flashback Book!
Make a Flashback Book!
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Make a Flashback Book!
Are you looking for a new way to help your fourth grader celebrate New Year's Day? Try this Flash Back Book!
4th grade
Reading & Writing
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Papier-Mâché Characters
Papier-Mâché Characters
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Papier-Mâché Characters
Help your child to create a familiar favorite from a book or series he adores out of papier-mache. Exercise your child's imagination and language arts skills.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Sequence Those Sentences, A Story Game
Sequence Those Sentences, A Story Game
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Sequence Those Sentences, A Story Game
Help your kindergartener develop his sequencing skills in this activity that teaches him about a story's beginning, middle, and end.
Kindergarten
Reading & Writing
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Write Pen Pal Postcards
Write Pen Pal Postcards
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Write Pen Pal Postcards
Here's an activity to help your first grader read and write, while staying in touch with a faraway friend or relative. Here's how:
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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Going to the Park? Make a Map!
Going to the Park? Make a Map!
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Going to the Park? Make a Map!
Build your child's social studies skills by making a map together.
1st grade
Social studies
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Scratch Art
Scratch Art
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Scratch Art
Encourage your preschooler's creativity with this exciting art project! Every "scratch art" drawing is unique and colorful!
Preschool
Reading & Writing
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New Year Reflections
New Year Reflections
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New Year Reflections
Here's an activity to teach your fourth grader how to reflect on her past year and set specific, attainable goals to reach in the New Year.
4th grade
Reading & Writing
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Make a Love and Kisses Jar
Make a Love and Kisses Jar
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Make a Love and Kisses Jar
Here's a sweet gift you and your child can make together, sure to please the most finicky valentine.
Kindergarten
Reading & Writing
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Valentine Party Blower Messages
Valentine Party Blower Messages
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Valentine Party Blower Messages
Here's a hilarious alternative to those sugary conversation hearts...and a way to keep building first grade literacy skills while you're at it!
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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Make a Santa "Wish List" Holder
Make a Santa "Wish List" Holder
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Make a Santa "Wish List" Holder
Make a Santa-shaped "wish card" holder for your child...and sneak in some solid practice in reading and writing, too!
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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Time Book About the Day
Time Book About the Day
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Time Book About the Day
Get your child thinking about time with this art project, where you'll create a fun book on his daily routine.
Kindergarten
Reading & Writing
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Reading Activities

Reading is a blast when students have the right motivation. Try a verb relay race and other great reading activities to keep your students energized about learning. If your students perform better with more mellow and artistic time, alphabet activities like Rock the Alphabet and making letters out of pipe cleaners will delight and educate at the same time.