Get students thinking figuratively by having them connect their understanding of metaphors and similes to the books they read in class. Students will seek out a metaphor or simile in their reading, consider the quote's context, then explain what they thin
Help your child make sense of their feelings by creating an emotions wheel. Students will reflect on a time when they have felt each of the emotions listed around the wheel, then they will create drawings to illustrate those times.
Are you working on proper nouns with your second graders? Inject a little creativity into your students' day with this worksheet! Students will get to help write a story by identifying and writing their own proper nouns while filling in the blanks.
Keep this organizer handy for your students to keep track of the chapters they've read and look ahead to the next one! Challenge your young readers to take their chapter summaries one step further by having them write out predictions for upcoming chapters
Kids will practice listening and speaking skills in this interactive vocabulary activity. Students will pair up and take turns responding to questions about difficult words they've encountered and what they learned by using context clues and a dictionary.
Looking at prefixes, suffixes, and root words can help readers find meaning. Even young readers can start to build their vocabulary from prefixes and suffixes. In this activity, students will create words by combining prefixes, suffixes, and root words.
One of the first questions young readers should ask is, "Who is telling this story?" Here students will practice spotting different points of view by identifying which point of view sentences are written from and then writing sentences of their own.