Long U

Long U

Print out pictures of words that contain the short U and long U sounds. Have your child sort them by vowel sound.
Have students sort words or pictures of words into long U and short U groups. Encourage students to sound out words slowly and listen carefully to the the difference in the vowel sounds. Point out different Long U spelling patterns.
Long "U" Vowel
Worksheet
Long "U" Vowel
On this first grade phonics worksheet, kids practice identifying the long "U" vowel sound by circling pictures. Then they write a long "U" word.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Long "u" Sound
Worksheet
Long "u" Sound
Is your second grader learning her vowels? This worksheet helps kids recognize long-vowel patterns and spell them correctly.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Short U Long U Worksheet
Worksheet
Short U Long U Worksheet
Short u long u worksheets help kids practice their phonics skills. This exercise uses fun images to teach kids about all the sounds the letter u makes.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Learning Long Vowels: Long U
Worksheet
Learning Long Vowels: Long U
Help your first grader get to know long u words by matching words and pictures with the long u sound.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Long Vowel "U"
Worksheet
Long Vowel "U"
Can you tell which words have a long "U" sound? Here's a helpful clue: the long "U" vowels make the sound of the letter "U"!
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet

Measurement

Measurement

Need a rainy day activity? Work on a simple craft or project that requires measurement with your child.
Continue to give students plenty of practice measuring with both nonstandard and standard units. Expose students to different measurement tools, and allow time for hands-on activities.
Measuring in Inches
Worksheet
Measuring in Inches
Measurement is an important part of math and everyday life! Practice measuring in inches using this basic intro sheet.
1st grade
Math
Worksheet
Measure in Inches
Worksheet
Measure in Inches
Learn how to measure in inches using items found around your house or classroom!
1st grade
Math
Worksheet
Solve the Measurement Riddles
Game
Solve the Measurement Riddles
Add a tricky twist to measurement math drills with this fun set of riddles.
Kindergarten
Math
Game
Unicycle Race Measurement
Game
Unicycle Race Measurement
Time to race! Kids must identify items based on measurement vocabulary.
Kindergarten
Math
Game
Order Up!
Lesson plan
Order Up!
It’s time to get measuring! In this lesson students determine the lengths of different towers and then put them in order from shortest to longest.
1st grade
Math
Lesson plan
Long, Longer, Longest
Lesson plan
Long, Longer, Longest
Students will love working together to create a display that demonstrates understanding of relative length. Use alone or with the lesson **Order Up Measurement.**
1st grade
Math
Lesson plan

Nonfiction Books

Nonfiction Books

Provide your child with a pile of sticky notes before diving into a nonfiction book. As your child reads, they can record questions or reactions on the sticky notes. They can simply write an exclamation point for something they are excited about, or a question mark for something they have a question about. Everyone loves sticky notes!
Encourage your students to use sticky notes to mark books they're reading. They can write question marks on sticky notes for pages they have questions about or write exclamation points for facts that are interesting. Then use the sticky notes to talk to a partner about their books.
Write & Mark
Worksheet
Write & Mark
As students read informational books, encourage them to use sticky notes to record what they learn. Help them keep track of the information they learn with this helpful worksheet.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Question Tracker
Worksheet
Question Tracker
Have students record questions on sticky notes as they are reading, then they'll compile them all on this helpful worksheet before tracking down and recording their answers.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Nonfiction Look & Find
Worksheet
Nonfiction Look & Find
Help students get the most out of their reading with this super helpful question and answer tracker. Before students read nonfiction books, have them make a list of information they’d like to learn. As they read, have students track the information on thi
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Super Interesting Nonfiction!
Worksheet
Super Interesting Nonfiction!
It's fun to share interesting facts with others! Get the fun started with this top five list.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Main Topic Map
Worksheet
Main Topic Map
After students read informational books, have them share and connect their learning by filling out this handy concept map. When they're done, students will have a fun visual representation of what they've learned.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Studying Authors: Nonfiction Writing
Lesson plan
Studying Authors: Nonfiction Writing
Learning from others is a huge part of getting better at something, including writing! In this lesson, students will study works by nonfiction authors to enhance their own nonfiction writing.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson plan
Create a Nonfiction Big Book
Lesson plan
Create a Nonfiction Big Book
Share the pen in this lesson on text features as you work together as a class to create a nonfiction big book. This lesson can be used alone or with the Studying Authors: Nonfiction Writing lesson plan.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson plan
All Kinds Of Weather: Level G
Story
All Kinds Of Weather: Level G
Different kinds of weather are covered in this book, which introduces groups of sentences and new vocabulary.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Story

Informational Writing: Punctuation

Informational Writing: Punctuation

As your child finishes an informational story, have them reread it and check for the correct use of capital letters and punctuation. Focus on one grammar point at a time.
While students are working on their informational writing, make sure to focus on sentence structure and grammar. Model writing informational stories using capital letters, spaces between words and punctuation. Reinforce punctuation this week in your mini-lesssons, and encourage students to reread their stories, checking for correct punctuation.
Sketch a Habitat: Desert
Worksheet
Sketch a Habitat: Desert
How much does your first grader know about the desert? Test her habitat knowledge with this fun printable.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Proper Punctuation
Worksheet
Proper Punctuation
Help your child with his grammar skills with this printable worksheet that focuses on using end punctuation.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Punctuation: In the Garden
Worksheet
Punctuation: In the Garden
Use this fun plant-themed worksheet to help teach basic punctuation
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Sentence Features (Punctuation)
Worksheet
Sentence Features (Punctuation)
Let's check in on those punctuation skills! Use this activity to assess your students on their ability to use proper end punctuation.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Punctuation: Lost and Found!
Lesson plan
Punctuation: Lost and Found!
Help, help! Some sentences are missing an end mark! Throughout this lesson, your students will solve the "mystery" of missing punctuation marks and learn the difference between a period, question mark, and exclamation point.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson plan
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