Homophones

Homophones

Homophones are words that sound the same, but have different spellings or meanings.
Dictation is an effective way to assess your students' mastery of homophones, as it requires them to actively identify both the meaning and spelling of a word.
Homophones: See the Sea
Worksheet
Homophones: See the Sea
Kids will find the correct homophones, or words that sound the same but have different meanings. Learn the difference between "see" and "sea" in this worksheet.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Homophones: Same Sounds
Worksheet
Homophones: Same Sounds
This second grade reading and writing worksheet gives kids practice with homophones as they choose the correct words to complete the sentences.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Homophones Practice: Lessons with Leone
Worksheet
Homophones Practice: Lessons with Leone
Get your child some homophones practice with the help of this worksheet and his new friend, Leone. Can your child come up with the correct homophones?
2nd grade
Worksheet
Homophone Help
Worksheet
Homophone Help
Homophones are words that sound the same but look completely different. Kids get great homophone practice on this writing composition worksheet.
2nd grade
Worksheet
Ramon's Homophones
Worksheet
Ramon's Homophones
Give your child practice with homophones as he fixes Ramon's sentences by swapping out the incorrect words with their correct homophones.
2nd grade
Worksheet
Building Sentences with Homophones
Game
Building Sentences with Homophones
Kids practice spelling and vocabulary as they choose homophones to complete sentences in this reading game.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Game

Composing and Decomposing Tens within 1,000

Composing and Decomposing Tens within 1,000

Use lined paper turned 90 degrees, or landscape orientation, to help your child line up numbers according to place value when solving addition and subtraction problems.
Distribute lined paper and ask the class to turn it 90 degrees, or landscape orientation. The lines will help students line up numbers according to place value as they add and subtract, encouraging precision and accuracy.
Three Digit Addition with Regrouping
Worksheet
Three Digit Addition with Regrouping
Help your second grader get the hang of three-digit addition with this worksheet that breaks the concept down step by step.
2nd grade
Math
Worksheet
Practice Test: 3-Digit Addition & Subtraction
Worksheet
Practice Test: 3-Digit Addition & Subtraction
Review adding and subtracting three-digit numbers with this quick practice quiz.
2nd grade
Math
Worksheet
3-Digit Addition Word Problems
Worksheet
3-Digit Addition Word Problems
Review three-digit addition and subtraction by solving these dino-riffic word problems.
2nd grade
Math
Worksheet
Subtraction with Decomposition
Worksheet
Subtraction with Decomposition
The decomposing and composing subtraction strategy can be a handy tool for tough three-digit numbers. Use this worksheet to give your students the practice they need to nail down the concept.
2nd grade
Math
Worksheet
Marble Run Subtraction
Worksheet
Marble Run Subtraction
Who doesn’t love marbles? Second graders will love solving these challenging subtraction word problems using the decompose strategy! And you'll love giving your kids the practice necessary to master this useful math concept.
2nd grade
Math
Worksheet
3-Digit Subtraction Word Problems
Game
3-Digit Subtraction Word Problems
These word problems will help kids practice 3-digit subtraction by applying the math to real life situations.
2nd grade
Math
Game
Break It Down
Lesson plan
Break It Down
What exactly does the number 97 mean? How about 454? In this lesson, students explore how two-digit numbers are made up of tens and ones. Then they use this understanding to subtract numbers within 1000.
2nd grade
Math
Lesson plan
Think About What Went Wrong!
Lesson plan
Think About What Went Wrong!
Use this lesson to help students build their speaking and listening skills as they learn how to critique a flawed response using discussion cards. Use this as a stand-alone support lesson or alongside the activity Break it Down!
2nd grade
Math
Lesson plan

Using Graphic Organizers to Increase Comprehension

Using Graphic Organizers to Increase Comprehension

Graphic organizers are great for summarizing and finding key ideas. Read a story with your child, and then fill out a graphic organizer together. Re-read the story and encourage your child to think about if anything is missing!
Graphic organizers are great for summarizing and finding key ideas. Distribute graphic organizers to your students and ask them to fill them out for a classmate's work. Ask your students: Did your partner understand the purpose of your work? What might you change to ensure that key details and events are communicated?
Story Mapping Group Work
Lesson plan
Story Mapping Group Work
Use this story map and your choice of short fiction passages to develop your students’ reading comprehension skills with this group reading lesson.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson plan
Map a Story
Lesson plan
Map a Story
This lesson will help your students summarize short stories and describe how characters respond to challenges using a story map. Use this lesson as a stand-alone activity or a support lesson for the Story Mapping Group Work lesson plan.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson plan
Peer Conference Reflection
Worksheet
Peer Conference Reflection
Help students improve peer writing conferences with this reflection exercise. Students will think critically about the feedback they received, discussing the comments they found most and least helpful. Afterwards, have them share their best peer feedback!
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Formative Assessment: Peer Assessment Checklist
Worksheet
Formative Assessment: Peer Assessment Checklist
Use this checklist in the classroom to guide students as they evaluate their peers' reading-aloud skills in the areas of pace, phrasing, content, and body language.
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
Bubble Graphic Organizer
Worksheet
Bubble Graphic Organizer
Get your thoughts organized with this handy graphic organizer! Kids can use this template to deconstruct any story they're working on in school.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Character Comparison Graphic Organizer
Worksheet
Character Comparison Graphic Organizer
This character comparison graphic organizer asks kids to imagine traits for eight heroes and villains never before heard of.
4th grade
Worksheet
Star Graphic Organizer
Worksheet
Star Graphic Organizer
Give your star reader a great way to get his thoughts organized. This star graphic organizer will help him practice basic reading comprehension.
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
I Hate Spiders: Level N
Story
I Hate Spiders: Level N
In this interactive text, advancing readers can learn about all the good things spiders do for nature, and practice age-appropriate reading skills, too.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Story

Adding Patterns to Poems

Adding Patterns to Poems

Poems often contain patterns found in rhyme, repetition, and line breaks.
Invite real-world connections by asking students to share patterns they observe in their own lives. Anchor texts — like the poem "Go Wind" by Lillian Moore — help highlight the power of patterns found in repitition, rhyme, and line breaks in poetry.
Acrostic Name Poem
Worksheet
Acrostic Name Poem
Help your child practice using adjectives to describe her friends and family, and she'll write three acrostic poems using the letters from each person's name.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Poetry Word Search
Worksheet
Poetry Word Search
Get to know the many different types of poetry with this poetry word search. Our poetry word search makes it easier to remember and learn the poetry forms.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Street Sign Poetry
Worksheet
Street Sign Poetry
Use words from street signs and billboards to create poetry. Pick four words, use one word per line in a four-line poem. Don't be afraid to get creative!
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Compose a Haiku
Worksheet
Compose a Haiku
Find out if you've got a little haiku master on your hands with our haiku worksheet. A simple poetry form, a haiku is perfect for beginning writers.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Create a Haiku
Worksheet
Create a Haiku
You've never created a haiku like this before! Write a haiku and then draw a picture that brings your words to life.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Cinquain Poems
Worksheet
Cinquain Poems
Not all poetry is about rhyming and rhythm! Have some fun writing cinquain poems with your child, short poems based on parts of speech.
3rd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
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