Leap Into Reading
Let's blend the sounds of words together! Developing this skill will help young children be good readers. Start with easy word like cat, sad, and met. Then move on to the more complicated task of blending while you read. Practice makes perfect!
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The Clever Monkey Rides Again
Use a West African folktale to practice several different skills in your first grade classroom. Learners read The Clever Monkey Rides Again and focus on rhyming words, reading comprehension, measurement, art, movement, and word order.
1st - 2nd English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Using The BFG in the Classroom
Use a resource that highlights Roald Dahl's seven tips for imaginative writing while reading The BFG. The activities encourage learners to become creative writers through finding harmony, establishing stamina, engaging in imaginative...
3rd - 7th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
The Great Smelly, Slobbery, Small-Tooth Dog
Read the story The Great Smelly, Slobbery, Small-Tooth Dog: A Folktale from Great Britain by Margaret Read MacDonald and choose from multiple activities to learn about the tale's theme—kindness. With so many options, your kind kids will...
1st - 3rd English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
The Contest Between the Sun and the Wind
Learn the moral of the story with a series of activities about Aesop's fables. Focusing on The Contest Between the Sun and the Wind, learners complete a graphic organizer to discuss who, what, how, and why the events occur. Additionally,...
2nd - 3rd English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Ribbit, Ribbit: Leap into Speedy Reading
Students explore reading with fluency. They use repeated reading in order to improve their reading fluency. Students read "Frog and Toad are Friends." They discuss why it is important to read with fluency and explore what reading with...
2nd - 4th English Language Arts