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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  

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.

 

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.

 
 

 

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Games & Tools  

Comic Creator

Comic Creator

The Comic Creator invites children and teens to design their own comic strips.

 

 

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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  

Survival!

Survival!

Whether you need survival how-tos, want to put your survival skills to the test, or like to read historical adventures about brave kids who have survived real disasters, this episode has something for you.

 

 

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