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Resources for Grades 1 - 2

First and second grade mean full days with lots of reading and writing! The materials here can help you make the most of the time outside of school.

Activities & Projects  

All About Me! Use Photos to Write Stories

All About Me! Use Photos to Write Stories

Help children use favorite photos to write a homemade memory book.

 

Practice Letters and Sounds Using Online Games

Practice Letters and Sounds Using Online Games

Find three fun online games that are designed to help children learn to recognize letters and how they sound.

 
 

 

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Games & Tools  

Construct-a-Word

Construct-a-Word

Construct-a-Word has children select single letters and two- or three-letter endings to form words.

 

 

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Tips & How To's  

Read the World Around You

Read the World Around You

Encourage children to read print and pictures that are all around. Children feel pretty proud when they can read their street signs or the name of the store up the block. It's part treasure hunt, part reading lesson.

 

 

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Printouts  

My Amazing ABC Book

My Amazing ABC Book

Children who are learning to read and write letters and words will love making their very own ABC book.

 

 

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Podcasts  

Well-Read Weather

Well-Read Weather

In this episode Emily shares picture books and novels that stir things up with weather-filled action.

 

 

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