Diphthongs: ow & ou

Diphthongs: ow & ou

Diphthongs make up approximately 10% of single syllable words. It is important to be mindful that diphthongs can vary greatly due to different accents and dialects.
Diphthongs make up approximately 10% of single syllable words. It is important to be mindful that diphthongs can vary greatly due to different accents and dialects.
Vowel Diphthongs: OW
Vowel Diphthongs: OW
Worksheet
Vowel Diphthongs: OW
Children work on phonics and spelling skills as they learn about the diphthong OW in this vocabulary-building worksheet.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
-OW Sounds Phonics: A Cow in the House
-OW Sounds Phonics: A Cow in the House
Worksheet
-OW Sounds Phonics: A Cow in the House
Children will work on their understanding of the -OW sound, and build vocabulary too, as they solve 14 clues to complete the crossword puzzle.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
'Til the Cows Come Home: Phonics Practice
'Til the Cows Come Home: Phonics Practice
Worksheet
'Til the Cows Come Home: Phonics Practice
Children will identify the OW words that sound like cow in order to help a young bull find his way back to the barn.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Practice Reading Vowel Diphthongs: ow
Practice Reading Vowel Diphthongs: ow
Worksheet
Practice Reading Vowel Diphthongs: ow
Help your second grader master sounding out and reading "ow" words like cow and towel.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Ou and Ow
Ou and Ow
Worksheet
Ou and Ow
Vowel blends can be tricky for beginning spellers! Sort out your "ou" and "ow" sounds by filling in the blanks to finish these words.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Ou Sound
Ou Sound
Worksheet
Ou Sound
Did you know the "ou" sound has more than one sound? Get to know this vowel blend a bit better with a match-the-sound activity.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet

Composing & Decomposing 10

Composing & Decomposing 10

If your child is struggling with this concept, feel free to use manipulatives, or small objects to help with counting, until they feel more comfortable.
Be sure to review the various strategies for composing and decomposing 10 before introducing the vertical algorithm for addition and subtraction problems. If students are struggling with the vertical algorithm, continue to have them use manipulatives to represent numbers.
Flamingo Fun: Practice Two-Digit Subtraction
Flamingo Fun: Practice Two-Digit Subtraction
Worksheet
Flamingo Fun: Practice Two-Digit Subtraction
Subtraction by borrowing can seem complicated, but with a help from this cheerful flamingo-filled worksheet, your child will be a borrowing pro in no time!
2nd grade
Math
Worksheet
Two-Digit Subtraction with Borrowing
Two-Digit Subtraction with Borrowing
Worksheet
Two-Digit Subtraction with Borrowing
This worksheet will give your second grader the practice they need to master two-digit subtraction with borrowing.
2nd grade
Math
Worksheet
Double Digit Subtraction: Giraffe Jam!
Double Digit Subtraction: Giraffe Jam!
Worksheet
Double Digit Subtraction: Giraffe Jam!
Give your second grader valuable at-home math practice with this worksheet that offers practice in double digit subtraction with borrowing and word problems.
2nd grade
Math
Worksheet
Composing and Decomposing
Composing and Decomposing
Lesson plan
Composing and Decomposing
Use this lesson to introduce composing and decomposing as part of your students’ addition and subtraction toolkits.
2nd grade
Math
Lesson plan
Decomposing and Adding Place Values
Decomposing and Adding Place Values
Lesson plan
Decomposing and Adding Place Values
Use this scaffolded EL support lesson to help students learn the strategy of decomposing three-digit numbers to add their place values. This lesson can be used alone or prior to teaching Composing and Decomposing to students.
2nd grade
Math
Lesson plan
Treasure Diving: Compose Numbers to Make 10 (Game 1)
Treasure Diving: Compose Numbers to Make 10 (Game 1)
Game
Treasure Diving: Compose Numbers to Make 10 (Game 1)
How do you make 10? Dive into a math adventure and discover simple equations that add up to 10.
1st grade
Math
Game

Learning Nonfiction Vocabulary

Learning Nonfiction Vocabulary

Start a "word of the week" where you post a unique vocabulary word from something you read on the fridge or a whiteboard. This will increase your child's vocabulary and inspire your child to look up the meaning of tricky words as they read more complex books.
Emphasize to students that learning the academic vocabulary relevant to their favorite topics is a sure way to become an expert!
Tree Parts
Tree Parts
Worksheet
Tree Parts
This tree anatomy worksheet will give your little naturalist a better understanding of the parts that make up a tree.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Find Your Way Around a Map
Find Your Way Around a Map
Worksheet
Find Your Way Around a Map
In this inventive map-reading worksheet, children will practice using a map and a legend to uncover information.
2nd grade
Social studies
Worksheet
Technology Terminology
Technology Terminology
Worksheet
Technology Terminology
Children will enjoy testing their tech savvy with this technology terminology worksheet.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Understanding Academic Vocabulary in a Nonfiction Text
Understanding Academic Vocabulary in a Nonfiction Text
Lesson plan
Understanding Academic Vocabulary in a Nonfiction Text
This lesson will provide students with an opportunity to become more comfortable with identifying and defining academic vocabulary words in a nonfiction text about a chicken's life cycle to support comprehension.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson plan
Using a Dictionary to Clarify the Meaning of Unknown Words
Using a Dictionary to Clarify the Meaning of Unknown Words
Lesson plan
Using a Dictionary to Clarify the Meaning of Unknown Words
This lesson will help students explore using a dictionary to figure out tricky words with suffixes. Use as a stand-alone activity or a support for the Understanding Academic Vocabulary in a Nonfiction Text lesson.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson plan
A Chicken's Life Cycle: Level K
A Chicken's Life Cycle: Level K
Story
A Chicken's Life Cycle: Level K
Which came first? Get ready for some life science learning and reading practice all in one in this interactive activity about the life cycle of a chicken.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Story

Note Taking Skills

Note Taking Skills

Break up note taking by having your child write down something they learned plus a question they have about their reading.
Scaffold note taking by asking students to write three things they learned and two questions they have about the text that they read. Then encourage them to draw one symbol or a picture of something that they really connected with.
Note-Taking Sheet
Note-Taking Sheet
Worksheet
Note-Taking Sheet
Writing nonfiction can be a daunting task for newbies, but this note-taking sheet contains helpful prompts that keep your young writer on track.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Connection Bridge Note-taking
Connection Bridge Note-taking
Worksheet
Connection Bridge Note-taking
Students will get to track their own learning on a topic using this graphic organizer. First they'll write down thoughts and questions they have about a topic. After reading, they'll record their new thoughts and consider how their responses have changed.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
To Do List
To Do List
Worksheet
To Do List
Get ready for the back to school season with a printable to-do list full of fall colors, a great start to an organized school year!
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Homework Planner
Homework Planner
Worksheet
Homework Planner
With back to school right around the corner, your busy kid is probably going to have a lot on their plate. Help organize everything with this weekly planner!
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Notes Page
Notes Page
Worksheet
Notes Page
When a blank page doesn't quite cut it, here are two blank notes pages that lend a little structure to your thoughts.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Fill in the Shape Notetaking
Fill in the Shape Notetaking
Lesson plan
Fill in the Shape Notetaking
Notetaking doesn’t just have to fit in a square! In this lesson, students will use different shapes to help them take notes and remember what they should be paying attention for as they read.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson plan
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