Word Endings -GE and -DGE and Irregular Past Tense

Word Endings -GE and -DGE and Irregular Past Tense

Your child can get a head start on third grade word study by practicing irregular verbs.
Get ready for third grade by practicing irregular verbs! Your students learned about irregular plural nouns earlier this year, so seeing these irregular verbs shouldn't be too daunting. Read a familiar story that uses several past tense verbs, and have your students point out the words. They will be surprised to learn that many verbs they regularly hear are irregular!
Getting Irregular
Worksheet
Getting Irregular
This is a great supplement to lessons about irregular plural nouns. Challenge your students to write the plural form of tricky words like fish, spy, person, wolf, birthday, library, mouse, calf, and more.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Irregular Past Tense Verbs #1
Worksheet
Irregular Past Tense Verbs #1
Irregular past tense verbs are tricky, but a little practice can go a long way! Use this worksheet to help your students understand how to use those tricky words in context.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Irregular Past Tense Verbs #2
Worksheet
Irregular Past Tense Verbs #2
Are your second graders struggling with irregular past tense verbs? Not to worry! Use this practice worksheet to help your students confidently use those tricky words in context.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Present to Past Tense
Worksheet
Present to Past Tense
Do your students need extra practice with irregular past tense verbs? This simple sheet will clue them in! Students will convert present tense verbs to past tense verbs using the number of letter blanks to help guide them to the proper spelling.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Irregular Verb Match
Worksheet
Irregular Verb Match
Do your students struggle to remember irregular verb tenses? Use this great matching activity to help students connect the present to the past. They'll be using irregular past tense verbs with confidence in no time!
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Shake it Up with Irregular Verbs
Lesson plan
Shake it Up with Irregular Verbs
Teach your students that grammar rules are not all set in stone and that there are always word types that shake things up! In this lesson, your students will form the past tense of irregular verbs.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson plan

Fractions of Circles and Rectangles

Fractions of Circles and Rectangles

When your child is studying fractions of circles, it can be helpful to visualize pizza, pie, and any other circular object that might be divided. This is also a great opportunity to turn pizza night into an educational experience!
Lead students in brainstorming objects that are in the shape of a circle (pizza, pie, clock). This will help them visualize partitioning shapes.
Fraction Practice: Pizza Slices
Worksheet
Fraction Practice: Pizza Slices
To complete this second grade math worksheet, kids connect divided pizzas to the fractions the pizza slices represent.
2nd grade
Math
Worksheet
Fraction Practice: Pie Slices
Worksheet
Fraction Practice: Pie Slices
To complete this second grade math worksheet, kids connect divided pies to the fractions the pie slices represent.
2nd grade
Math
Worksheet
Draw the Line of Symmetry
Worksheet
Draw the Line of Symmetry
In this second grade geometry worksheet, your child will practice finding the line or lines of symmetry on a variety of different shapes.
4th grade
Math
Worksheet
Fraction Practice: Pie and Brownies
Worksheet
Fraction Practice: Pie and Brownies
Fraction practice is a lot more fun when they involve pie! Kids sharpen their fraction skills with dessert on this tasty math worksheet.
2nd grade
Math
Worksheet
Pie Chart Practice: Colored Pencils
Worksheet
Pie Chart Practice: Colored Pencils
Your child might not be ready for statistics, but she can practice using pie charts with this fun, cute worksheet.
2nd grade
Math
Worksheet
Geometry Picnic: Halves, Thirds, Quarters
Game
Geometry Picnic: Halves, Thirds, Quarters
Kids practice fractions by identifying foods have been partitioned into equal amounts.
2nd grade
Math
Game
Cookie Fractions Fun!
Lesson plan
Cookie Fractions Fun!
This tasty lesson will teach second graders about fractions using cookies.
2nd grade
Math
Lesson plan
Equal Shares
Lesson plan
Equal Shares
Provide students with an opportunity to identify the wholes that are correctly divided into halves, thirds, and fourths (equal shares). Use this activity alone as a support lesson or alongside Cookie Fractions Fun.
2nd grade
Math
Lesson plan

Finding the Lesson in a Story's Ending

Finding the Lesson in a Story's Ending

Short fables or folktales are a good resource for this skill. Kids can practice identifying the moral or lesson of a short story and compare and contrast the different lessons.
Short fables or folktales are a good resource for this skill. Students can practice identifying the moral or lesson of a short story and compare and contrast the different lessons. This will help them identify lessons in the longer books that they are reading.
The Fox and the Crow
Worksheet
The Fox and the Crow
Stories are a fantastic way to teach kids important life lessons. This reading comprehension worksheet uses the classic Aesop’s fable—The Fox and the Crow—to get your students thinking about the central lesson of a story.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Masha and the Bear
Worksheet
Masha and the Bear
Build reading and vocabulary skills with a fun folktale coloring series! She'll color the illustrations and clip the five pages together to make a storybook.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
The Crow and the Jug
Worksheet
The Crow and the Jug
Short stories, such as The Crow and the Jug, make great reading comprehension tools. Use this short Aesop’s fable to get your second graders thinking about central lessons and morals.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
The Sun and Moon
Worksheet
The Sun and Moon
Learn an old story about why the sun and moon chase each other around the globe with a fun folktale from the Philippines!
1st grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Write Your Own Tall Tale
Activity
Write Your Own Tall Tale
Unleash your child's imagination by inviting her to create a tall tale set in her own hometown.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Activity
What's the Moral?
Lesson plan
What's the Moral?
This lesson focuses on the comprehension of fables and folktales in order to identify a moral or lesson. Use this lesson as a stand-alone activity or a support lesson for the Finding the Moral lesson plan.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson plan
Finding the Moral
Lesson plan
Finding the Moral
In this lesson your students will find and examine the morals in the classic folktales of "Stone Soup" and "The Boy Who Cried Wolf."
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson plan
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
The Lion and the Mouse Fable
Worksheet
The Lion and the Mouse Fable
Want to help your young readers learn to discern the central message or lesson of fictional stories? Have your students read this short version of the classic fable of the "Lion and the Mouse" by Aesop to practice determining the moral.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet

Opinion Writing: Introductions and Conclusions

Opinion Writing: Introductions and Conclusions

Have your child write about topics they feel passionate about.
Opinion writing is best done with high-interest topics. Allow students to write about topics that they feel passionate about. Spend time brainstorming a list of topics that the class can draw on when they have a new writing assignment.
Facts and Opinions: Goliath Birdeater
Worksheet
Facts and Opinions: Goliath Birdeater
The Goliath birdeater is a spider that lives in South America. Your child will read a paragraph about spider before writing an opinion sentence.
2nd grade
Science
Worksheet
Opinion Organizing Outline
Worksheet
Opinion Organizing Outline
Help your students develop and prepare a well-reasoned argument with this handy organizer! First students will choose a topic that they feel strongly about, then they'll explain the reasons for their opinion and practice writing a concluding statement.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
My Favorite Book Outline
Worksheet
My Favorite Book Outline
Help your students prepare to write about their favorite book with this opinion writing organizer. This handy worksheet breaks down opinion writing into easy-to-follow steps that will have your kids writing persuasive essays with ease in no time.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Story Hooks
Lesson plan
Story Hooks
Give your students an introduction to types of story hooks as they compose original story beginnings the help of a word bank. This can be a stand-alone lesson or a support lesson for the Capture That Reader! lesson plan.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson plan
Conclude a Story
Lesson plan
Conclude a Story
Good storytelling always includes a great ending! Your students will learn academic vocabulary and add their own conclusion to a short story. Use this as a stand-alone lesson or as an introduction to the Write Your Own Ending lesson plan.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson plan
Rewrite the Fairy Tale Ending
Activity
Rewrite the Fairy Tale Ending
What happens after the prince and the princess get married? This writing activity allows your child to answer that question for herself.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Activity
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