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Back to School Poem
Back to School Poem
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Back to School Poem
Celebrate the new school year with a back to school poem!
4th grade
Reading & Writing
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Preschool Graduation Announcements
Preschool Graduation Announcements
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Preschool Graduation Announcements
Help your preschooler craft her very own announcement to celebrate the special transition to "big kids" school!
Preschool
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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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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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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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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Write a "Christmas Carol" Tale
Write a "Christmas Carol" Tale
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Write a "Christmas Carol" Tale
Your middle schooler will receive a boost in his creative writing skills and reflect on the importance of Christmas as he rewrites the Charles Dickens classic.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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History Scavenger Hunt
History Scavenger Hunt
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History Scavenger Hunt
Send your child on an online hunt where he will practice working with search engines and use his reading comprehension skills to find specific information.
5th grade
Social studies
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Make a City Guide For Kids!
Make a City Guide For Kids!
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Make a City Guide For Kids!
Does your child know all the greatest kid-friendly places in town? Here's an activity that lets them create a cool city guide and work their writing chops, too!
3rd 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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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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Make a Career Book!
Make a Career Book!
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Make a Career Book!
Celebrate Labor Day with this fun activity. Show your child how to make a "career book" and explore the many jobs that people have, while practicing writing.
1st 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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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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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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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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Create a Comic Strip
Create a Comic Strip
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Create a Comic Strip
Communicating using the written word doesn't have to be tough! It can be as simple and fun as composing a comic strip.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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Patriotic Poem
Patriotic Poem
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Patriotic Poem
This 4th of July, end the battle for independence in your house, and show your child just how much freedom she can enjoy.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Essay Editing 101: The CUPS Strategy
Essay Editing 101: The CUPS Strategy
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Essay Editing 101: The CUPS Strategy
Learn about the CUPS strategy, a useful tool for editing children's writing.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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Kid Reporter
Kid Reporter
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Kid Reporter
Honor the spirit of the Civil Rights Movement by interviewing someone in your community who lived it.
5th 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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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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Step Inside the Story!
Step Inside the Story!
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Step Inside the Story!
Let your child step into the main character's shoes as they keep track of the setting, events, and names of characters in the story by keeping a journal.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
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Write Your Reflections on Rosa Parks
Write Your Reflections on Rosa Parks
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Write Your Reflections on Rosa Parks
This writing activity will promote dialogue about racial segregation and its impact on African-Americans throughout history with your child.
3rd grade
Social studies
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Make a Family History Fanfold Timeline!
Make a Family History Fanfold Timeline!
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Make a Family History Fanfold Timeline!
Need help teaching your child to sequence and organize information? Creating this graphic organizer will help your child see what happened before and after.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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