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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  

Blast Off to Learn New Words

Blast Off to Learn New Words

Boost vocabulary by taking an imaginary trip into space. After a lunar "landing," children return to Earth with a galaxy of new words.

 

Learn About Staying Safe

Learn About Staying Safe

Share a fun book about staying safe and then talk about real-life safety issues before writing a letter to someone in your community who can help.

 
 

 

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Games & Tools  

ABC Match

ABC Match

The ABC Match game challenges children to match letter cards and picture cards that begin with that letter.

 

 

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Tips & How To's  

Practice Writing Letters and Words

Practice Writing Letters and Words

Use this tip to help a child become comfortable with writing, and you'll lay a foundation for success in all future writing efforts.

 

 

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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  

Think Peace

Think Peace

Use these books as a springboard to discuss how children and adults alike can use peaceful, nonviolent methods to affect change in society.

 

 

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