Silent E Words

Silent E Words

Encourage your child to think of words that can transform into silent E words. For example, "C-U-B" becomes "C-U-B-E." What other words can you come up with?
As a class, think of a short-vowel word, then add an E to transform it into a long-vowel word. For example, "C-U-B" would become "C-U-B-E." What other words can you come up with?
Sounding It Out: Silent E Rule
Worksheet
Sounding It Out: Silent E Rule
Help your first grader tackle the silent e rule with this phonics worksheet.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Silent "e" Word Play
Worksheet
Silent "e" Word Play
Help your first grader practice writing and sounding out silent "e" words with this helpful worksheet.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Silent "e" Worksheet
Worksheet
Silent "e" Worksheet
Silent "e" worksheets are important to phonics success. In this silent "e" worksheet, kids learn how to make silent "e" words out of long vowels sounds.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Short Vowel Sounds
Worksheet
Short Vowel Sounds
Review short vowels from a to u with this word match worksheet.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Short Vowel Chart
Worksheet
Short Vowel Chart
Sort out your short vowels with a cut and paste chart! This phonics exercise will help your child review his short vowel families.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet

Teen Numbers

Teen Numbers

Use the Base 10 system as you explain teen numbers to your child. Group 10 dots, or other items, alongside a group of fewer than 10 items. For example: 13 is a set of 10, plus three more.
Incorporate the Base 10 system into your teen numbers lesson. Show students that a teen number is a group of ten, plus some ones.
Count 'n Color: The Numbers 11-20
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Count 'n Color: The Numbers 11-20
Help your child practice his counting skills with this printable kindergarten worksheet, which focuses on the numbers 11 through 20.
Kindergarten
Math
Worksheet
Creature Counting
Worksheet
Creature Counting
Counting creepy crawly animals is fun! With this colorful worksheet, your child will practice counting while working on his double digit number recognition.
Kindergarten
Math
Worksheet
Writing Numbers 11-20
Worksheet
Writing Numbers 11-20
Invite your first grader to enter the world of the teen numbers as she starts writing 11-20. Practice tracing the name of each number before writing it.
1st grade
Math
Worksheet
Number Pyramid 11-20
Worksheet
Number Pyramid 11-20
So your first grader has mastered the numbers 1-10 -- what's next? How about a bright and colorful number pyramid that challenges him to tackle numbers 11-20?
1st grade
Math
Worksheet
Number Practice 11-20
Worksheet
Number Practice 11-20
Is your child ready for a parade of practice activities? He'll have some brightly colored fun as he explores writing and recognizing numbers 11-20.
Kindergarten
Math
Worksheet
Ordering Numbers 11-20
Game
Ordering Numbers 11-20
Can you put these numbers in order? Get some practice with numbers 11-20 with this simple number game.
Kindergarten
Math
Game
Counting to 20: Get 'Em in Order!
Lesson plan
Counting to 20: Get 'Em in Order!
Your students will have fun working with numbers to 20 with this exciting and interactive lesson with music, movement, and hands-on experiences!
Kindergarten
Math
Lesson plan

Elements of Nonfiction Books

Elements of Nonfiction Books

When reading nonfiction books with your child, make sure to point out nonfiction features such as labels and diagrams.
As you begin your nonfiction reading unit, introduce students to nonfiction features such as labels and diagrams.
Silent E Word Sort
Game
Silent E Word Sort
Silent E makes short vowels say their names. Kids will learn how to distinguish between long and short vowels in this phonics sorting game.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Game
Parts of the Human Body
Worksheet
Parts of the Human Body
This cute worksheet asks your first grader to write down each part of the human body--encouraging research on life science and boosting his spelling ability!
1st grade
Science
Worksheet
Interesting Animals: Whales
Worksheet
Interesting Animals: Whales
Learn all about the interesting world of the whale while practicing fluency and reading comprehension skills using this helpful nonfiction reading worksheet.
Kindergarten
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Interesting Animals: Bats
Worksheet
Interesting Animals: Bats
Learn all about the interesting world of bats while practicing fluency and reading comprehension skills using this helpful nonfiction reading worksheet.
Kindergarten
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Animal Habitats for Kids
Worksheet
Animal Habitats for Kids
What might you see in your city park: a sloth or a house sparrow? This activity will get your little one familiar with the habitats of her favorite animals.
1st grade
Science
Worksheet
Informational Text Quiz
Game
Informational Text Quiz
Kindergarten
Reading & Writing
Game
All About Nonfiction
Lesson plan
All About Nonfiction
Use this lesson plan as a stand alone or support lesson to introduce or review nonfiction text features to your ELs.
Kindergarten
Reading & Writing
Lesson plan
Are You a Text Detective?
Lesson plan
Are You a Text Detective?
Kindergarten students will become text feature detectives as they hunt for the different text features found in nonfiction books in this fun reading lesson.
Kindergarten
Reading & Writing
Lesson plan

"All About" Books

"All About" Books

Your child is likely working on an "all about me" unit in kindergarten. Help reinforce this writing style by reading "all about" books at home.
During reading time, introduce students to simple books that follow the "all about" pattern. This will give kindergartners a foundation to write their own "all about" works.
All About Me!
Worksheet
All About Me!
Let's get to know you! Have your beginning writer complete this activity all about her, a great way to build confidence in herself and in her writing.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Rain Writing Prompt
Worksheet
Rain Writing Prompt
What's your favorite thing about the rain? This rain writing prompt gets your child to use his powers of description to write about what happens on rainy days.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Writing Practice: If I Were President
Worksheet
Writing Practice: If I Were President
Children draw their face on Mount Rushmore, then write a paragraph detailing what they would do if they were president.
Kindergarten
Worksheet
Declarative Sentences
Worksheet
Declarative Sentences
Did you know there are four different types of sentences? Get to know the most common one with this declarative sentence activity.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Be an Expert!
Worksheet
Be an Expert!
Your little expert will love to write about a favorite topic with this expert story prompt!
Kindergarten
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
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