Contractions: is, have, not

Contractions: is, have, not

Explain to your child that the apostrophe takes the place of omitted letters in contractions.
Students will have a better understanding of how to correctly use contractions when you introduce the apostrophe and explain its function. Discuss how the apostrophe always takes the place of omitted letters in contractions.
Contraction Action #3
Worksheet
Contraction Action #3
Get rid of the grammar grumbles, and practice some contraction action! Your student can practice breaking down and creating contractions.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Contraction Action #4
Worksheet
Contraction Action #4
Master contractions with this practice sheet! Your child will build his grammar and writing skills as he creates and breaks down these contractions.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Contraction Action #5
Worksheet
Contraction Action #5
Beginning writers can get to know some common contractions with this practice worksheet, where they can break down and create contractions.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Contraction Action #6
Worksheet
Contraction Action #6
Get a grasp on contractions with this helpful practice sheet! Your child will be building useful grammar and punctuation skills as he goes.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Contraction Action #7
Worksheet
Contraction Action #7
Help build fundamental grammar skills, and practice some contraction action! Your student will create and break down some common contractions.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Apostrophes in Contractions 1
Exercise
Apostrophes in Contractions 1
Practice makes perfect, and these exercises that focus on contractions with apostrophes give your student the ability to work independently while still providing helpful hints when needed.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Exercise

Decomposing Arrays & Repeated Addition

Decomposing Arrays & Repeated Addition

An array is a collection of objects arranged into rows and columns.
Possible extension activities can include games that involve students creating arrays of different numbers of objects. Students could play a memory game with an array of cards and have to keep track of where a card is by noting which column and row a card is in.
Multiplying by 3
Worksheet
Multiplying by 3
Practice multiplying by 3 with this sweet, cookie-themed worksheet. Multiplication is a lot more fun when ice cream is involved!
2nd grade
Math
Worksheet
Skip Count to Okapi
Worksheet
Skip Count to Okapi
Skip count by twos in this fun coloring and dot-to-dot exercise that features a hidden animal. Kids will connect the dots to reveal the exotic okapi.
2nd grade
Math
Worksheet
Skip Counting Corgi
Worksheet
Skip Counting Corgi
What kind of dog is this? Introduce your child to the adorable corgi, who's here to help you learn about multiplication with skip-counting!
1st grade
Math
Worksheet
Skip Counting Swan
Worksheet
Skip Counting Swan
Can you tell what bird this is? Have fun with a skip-counting dot-to-dot, the perfect way to introduce your child to multiplication.
2nd grade
Worksheet
Skip Counting Plesiosaurus
Worksheet
Skip Counting Plesiosaurus
This dot-to-dot is skipping a few numbers! Help draw this massive aquatic dinosaur by connecting the dots and skip-counting by threes.
1st grade
Math
Worksheet
Close Call: An Addition Card Game
Activity
Close Call: An Addition Card Game
Create addition problems using critical thinking skills in this fun second grade math card game.
2nd grade
Math
Activity
Up, Up, and Array
Lesson plan
Up, Up, and Array
In this lesson, your students will use repeated addition to find the total number of objects in arrays. This lesson will help your students build upon the skills needed to learn multiplication.
2nd grade
Math
Lesson plan

Examining Cause & Effect in Stories

Examining Cause & Effect in Stories

Try to point out cause and effect in your everyday life.
Cause and effect can be easily integrated with social-emotional learning, science and history lessons. Help students make the connections with role-playing activities and scenario discussions.
Priya and the Penny
Worksheet
Priya and the Penny
Give your second graders' logical thinking skills and reading comprehension a healthy boost with a lesson in cause and effect. Students will practice determining cause and effect with this short, funny story about a wishing fountain.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Identifying Cause and Effect
Worksheet
Identifying Cause and Effect
Give your second grader's logical thinking skills and reading comprehension a healthy boost with a lesson in cause and effect.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Cause & Effect: What's the Cause?
Worksheet
Cause & Effect: What's the Cause?
Help your child become a more thoughtful reader and improve his reading comprehension by focusing on cause and effect.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Captain Stormalong
Worksheet
Captain Stormalong
Meet the mythical Captain Stormalong, a sturdy sailor who's said to have conquered the high seas.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Loki Myths: Loki and the Builder
Worksheet
Loki Myths: Loki and the Builder
Here's a Loki myth to satisfy fans of this sneaky god: Loki and the Builder, where he tries to outwit an equally sneaky human.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet

Information Writing: Including Definitions

Information Writing: Including Definitions

When your chlid is writing nonfiction, he may need to include definitions. Have him talk through definitions before writing them down.
Have students practice defining common objects found in the classroom (chair, staple, rug, etc). Students can pick one definition to share with the class.
Example of Mineral Resources
Worksheet
Example of Mineral Resources
Here are four examples of mineral resources for kids to think about, plus a short explanation of what a mineral resource is.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Recreational Resources
Worksheet
Recreational Resources
Have any good ideas for recreational resources? The term "recreational resources" has to do with the activities we do for enjoyment and the places that we go.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Vertebrates and Invertebrates
Worksheet
Vertebrates and Invertebrates
Stretch your backbones and learn about the creatures that have a spine and those you don't!
2nd grade
Science
Worksheet
Compare and Contrast: Rural and Urban
Worksheet
Compare and Contrast: Rural and Urban
Families in the United States live in all different settings. Kids think about the similarities and differences between rural and urban life on this worksheet.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Writing Your Own Definitions
Worksheet
Writing Your Own Definitions
In this activity, students will organize their thoughts, then write their own definitions for two common classroom objects. When they finish, have them share their work aloud so students can see the variations around the room!
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
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