Reviewing Long Vowel Sounds

Long Vowel Sound Review

Have fun finding words that have a long vowel and a silent E to your child, like gate, hike, and joke. You can make a game of it on car rides, while reading, or over meals!
The best place to continue with long vowel review is with the most common long vowel patterns. Begin with reviewing CVCe (Consonant, Vowel, Consonant, e) words.
Long "a" Sound
Worksheet
Long "a" Sound
These sentences are each missing a word! Can your child fix them? This worksheet will help her recognize long-vowel patterns and spell them correctly.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Vowel Sounds: Y as Long "E" and Long "I"
Worksheet
Vowel Sounds: Y as Long "E" and Long "I"
On this second grade reading worksheet, kids sort words ending in "y" into two categories: the long "e" sound as in baby, or the long "i" sound as in spy.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Long "i" Sound
Worksheet
Long "i" Sound
These sentences are each missing a word, and each missing word has the long "i" sound! Your child will choose words from the box to complete each sentence.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Long "o" Sound
Worksheet
Long "o" Sound
In this worksheet, choose words from the box to complete each sentence. This worksheet helps kids recognize long-vowel patterns and spell them correctly.
2nd 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
Long O Words Spelling
Game
Long O Words Spelling
What letter combinations make the long O sound? Kids practice common long O spelling patterns in this interactive bus stop game.
Kindergarten
Reading & Writing
Game

Playing with Measurements

Measurement

Explore measurement at home by having your child measure household objects like post-its, pencils, scissors, and more.
Kids love measuring! Begin with having students measure classroom objects such as post-its, pencils, scissors, and more.
Hand Measurements
Worksheet
Hand Measurements
On this hands-on second grade math worksheet, kids measure the length and width of their hand and the length of their fingers to the nearest inch or half inch.
2nd grade
Math
Worksheet
Foot Measurements
Worksheet
Foot Measurements
On this second grade math worksheet, kids measure the length and width of their foot and the length of their toes to the nearest inch or half inch.
2nd grade
Math
Worksheet
My Measurements
Worksheet
My Measurements
On this second grade math worksheet, you and your child use a measuring tape to measure body parts such as her hand, arm, head, and face.
2nd grade
Math
Worksheet
Ruler Reading: Centimeters
Worksheet
Ruler Reading: Centimeters
Does your child like helping Dad at his workbench? Let him flex his metric muscles by helping him measure each item in centimeters using the cut-out ruler.
2nd grade
Math
Worksheet
Movie Night Measurement
Game
Movie Night Measurement
Kids practice measurement with a virtual ruler in this drag-and-drop game.
2nd grade
Math
Game
Estimating Length
Lesson plan
Estimating Length
Advance your students from relative measurements to learning about standardized units with this lesson that teaches them about inches and feet by using common classroom objects.
2nd grade
Math
Lesson plan
The Language of Estimation
Lesson plan
The Language of Estimation
Use this support lesson to provide students with the opportunity to explore what it means to estimate. This hands on activity can be used alone or alongside the lesson Estimating Length.
2nd grade
Math
Lesson plan

Retelling Stories

Retelling Skills

Retelling is a strategy that readers use to think about what they are reading and to identify the important parts of a story. This helps kids gain a deeper understanding of the story and remember the story longer.
Retelling is a strategy that readers use to think about what they've read and to identify the important parts of a story. This helps readers gain a deeper understanding of the story and remember the story longer.
The Giving Tree Story
Worksheet
The Giving Tree Story
Think about all the ways we use trees with this comprehension worksheet that explores Shel Silverstein's The Giving Tree.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Wh Questions
Worksheet
Wh Questions
Help your child learn the "Wh words," who, what, where, why and when, with this charming story about a day at the dog park.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
The Elves and the Shoemaker: Story Map
Worksheet
The Elves and the Shoemaker: Story Map
After reading a Christmas classic, The Elves and the Shoemaker , test your child's comprehension with this story map shoe!
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Story Comprehension: What's in a Story?
Worksheet
Story Comprehension: What's in a Story?
Story webs organize a story into one main idea and several details. Help your second grader read the story, then analyze it using the story web.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Fairy Tale Graphic Organizer
Worksheet
Fairy Tale Graphic Organizer
The next time you're having story time, be sure to use this fairy tale graphic organizer to boost comprehension!
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
What Happened?
Lesson plan
What Happened?
Help your students' story telling abilities grow with this lesson that helps them recount what happened in a story and has them point out key details.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson plan
Using the 5 W's
Lesson plan
Using the 5 W's
This lesson will provide your ELs with support as they learn about nouns and practice retelling a story with a 5 W's graphic organizer. This lesson can be used as a stand alone activity or a support lesson.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson plan
My Birthday: Level J
Story
My Birthday: Level J
Get ready for an upcoming birthday with this leveled book that follows the events of the best birthday blowout.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Story

Writing Their Story

Personal Narrative Writing

Try having your child reflect on their school day through personal narrative writing. This is a great way to exercise writing skills while also building upon what they've learned.
Many personal narrative prompts ask students to reflect on their summers. However, not all students spend their summers traveling or having fun adventures. Instead, provide several types of writing prompts which will allow all students to build the skills they need to write great narratives!
Supporting Details: Who is Your Best Friend?
Worksheet
Supporting Details: Who is Your Best Friend?
In writing, supporting the main idea with details is a skill your child should learn early on. Your second grader will fill in the details about a best friend!
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Write About Your Pet
Worksheet
Write About Your Pet
Learning to add details is an important skill for early writers. Your second grader will be guided to think of details to write about a pet in this worksheet.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Personal Narrative Writing
Worksheet
Personal Narrative Writing
Personal narrative writing is all about you! Get kids thinking and writing about their personal experiences and how they felt about them.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Personal Narrative Graphic Organizer
Worksheet
Personal Narrative Graphic Organizer
Your students will fill in the juicy details when they prepare for personal narrative writing with this fun watermelon-themed graphic organizer!
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Personal Narrative Prewriting
Worksheet
Personal Narrative Prewriting
Mapping out your thoughts before you start writing is key to a well-organized essay. Your students will map their first draft of a personal narrative using this graphic organizer.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Using the 5 W's
Lesson plan
Using the 5 W's
This lesson will provide your ELs with support as they learn about nouns and practice retelling a story with a 5 W's graphic organizer. This lesson can be used as a stand alone activity or a support lesson.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson plan
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