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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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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 Eggshell Phonics
Practice Eggshell Phonics
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Practice Eggshell Phonics
Make a phonics paper egg to help your child build up his reading and writing skills.
2nd grade
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Wanted Poster
Wanted Poster
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Wanted Poster
Make a wanted poster of a villain from a favorite book or fairy tale in this fun reading comprehension activity!
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Valentine Bookmark
Valentine Bookmark
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Valentine Bookmark
Valentine bookmarks make reading lovely. Make a valentine bookmark that looks like a heart-filled bookworm.
2nd grade
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Create a Story Summary Folder
Create a Story Summary Folder
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Create a Story Summary Folder
Make a story summary folder with your child to help develop reading comprehension and critical thinking skills.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Become a Word Detective!
Become a Word Detective!
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Become a Word Detective!
Help your child be a word detective as he builds excellent reading and comprehension skills on his search for clues to decipher meanings of unfamiliar words.
2nd grade
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Discovery Travel Game
Discovery Travel Game
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Discovery Travel Game
This homemade educational travel game will keep your young child entertained and learning reading, writing, shapes and colors. All you need is a tissue box!
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Fall Family Theater Night
Fall Family Theater Night
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Fall Family Theater Night
Transform your home into a theater with this fun Fall Family Theater Night activity! Invite the family to gather together to practice reading a fun fall-themed story in the format of a play.
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Understanding Headers and Subheaders
Understanding Headers and Subheaders
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Understanding Headers and Subheaders
Paying attention to headers and subheaders is a great way to orient your child to the text they're tackling. Here's how:
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Rock Painting: Retell a Story
Rock Painting: Retell a Story
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Rock Painting: Retell a Story
Children will read a book, then retell the story with pictures they have painted on stones.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Seascape Art
Seascape Art
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Seascape Art
Help your child celebrate the summer and the sun by making a sandy seascape.
2nd grade
Science
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Read Out Loud
Read Out Loud
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Read Out Loud
Use a basic tape recorder and some favorite books to help your first grader read smoothly--and make someone's day in the process!
2nd grade
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Hop On Those Spelling Words!
Hop On Those Spelling Words!
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Hop On Those Spelling Words!
Those second grade spelling lists may be getting serious, but that's no reason to stop having fun. Here's a high-energy hopscotch game to try.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Rocket Like Mae Jemison
Rocket Like Mae Jemison
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Rocket Like Mae Jemison
Craft a paper rocket in this hands-on activity inspired by the life of Mae Jemison!
2nd grade
Social studies
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Table of Contents Treasure Hunt
Table of Contents Treasure Hunt
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Table of Contents Treasure Hunt
Send your child on a table of contents treasure hunt to help build basic research skills! Navigating a book is a skill that is sure to come in handy later on.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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A Sonia-Inspired Activity: Poetry Read-Alouds
A Sonia-Inspired Activity: Poetry Read-Alouds
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A Sonia-Inspired Activity: Poetry Read-Alouds
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Scrambled Words
Scrambled Words
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Scrambled Words
A strong vocabulary helps your little one with all school subjects. With this scrambled words game, they won't mind brushing up on vocab and learning new words.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Teaching Rhyming with The Bear in Despair
Teaching Rhyming with The Bear in Despair
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Teaching Rhyming with The Bear in Despair
Help your child get more comfortable with rhyme schemes with The Bear in Despair by Amanda Bray Cody.
2nd grade
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Hop in Order
Hop in Order
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Hop in Order
Here is a fun at-home physical activity that encourages movement while also working on literacy or math skills!
2nd grade
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Backyard Field Guide
Backyard Field Guide
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Backyard Field Guide
Combine your child's natural curiosity with his developing classification and writing skills by helping him create a backyard field guide.
2nd grade
Science
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Breathe and Be
Breathe and Be
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Breathe and Be
Our breath can be a helpful tool to connect with a sense of peace and calm. In this home activity, your child will practice counting breaths, hear poems about nature and mindfulness, and write their own poem.
2nd grade
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'Handy' Thanksgiving Wreath
'Handy' Thanksgiving Wreath
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'Handy' Thanksgiving Wreath
This 'handy' Thanksgiving wreath gets your child to focus on things he's grateful for all year. Create a Thanksgiving wreath with your child this November.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Punctuate with Pasta!
Punctuate with Pasta!
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Punctuate with Pasta!
Here's a fun activity that will help your child become familiar with both punctuation marks...by using pasta shapes!
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Make a "My Favorite Nouns" Book
Make a "My Favorite Nouns" Book
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Make a "My Favorite Nouns" Book
Help your first grader understand what a noun is with this fun photo book that catalogs her favorite people, places, and things!
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