Category Archive: Reading Lessons: K-2

Teaching RL4.1 Refer to Details and Examples in a Text

Reading Literature – 4th Grade Key Ideas and Details CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.4.1 Refer to details and examples in a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text. Teacher Notes Drawings and equations help us solve word problems in situations involving equal groups, arrays, and measurement quantities. Understanding the context and …

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Animated Reading Comprehension Lesson and Activity – Second & Third Grade

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Prefixes and Suffixes – You’ll love this fun and free vocabulary lesson! Children play a balloon game and make new words by adding prefixes and suffixes to root words. Specific feedback combined with exciting interaction makes this lesson a hit for parents and students. Basic Sight Words – Two free sight word lessons. Both lessons …

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Animated Reading Comprehension Lesson and Activity – Second Grade

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Homophones – Learn about homophones in this free vocabulary lesson. Children first play a homophone matching game, matching words like meat and meet and mail and male to pictures they flip. Last, kids create a short story by filling in the blanks with correctly spelled homophones. Immediate feedback connects the correct spelling of the word …

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Animated Phonics Lessons – Second Grade

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Consonant Digraphs – Capt. Armstrong leads your children on an important mission in this free second grade phonics lesson. Students are prompted to match consonant digraphs, including th, ch, and sh, with word parts to make words they hear. Correct matches will send each spaceship blasting off to outer space! Rhyming – In this free …

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Animated Phonics Lessons & Activity – First Grade

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Silent E Animated Lesson – Free phonics lesson provides an opportunity for kids to practice sorting words with long and short vowel sounds. This will help build the foundation for teaching children to read words with the tricky silent e. K -1. Isolation – This free phonemic awareness lesson will help your children practice isolating …

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Animated Reading Comprehension Lesson and Activity – Kindergarten

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Animated Reading Comprehension Lesson and Activity – Kindergarten – free reading comprehension lesson begins with a short picture book about two twin brothers. Audio-visual support allows kids to follow along with the words as they are read aloud. The goal of the lesson is to teach children how to determine when things are alike or …

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Animated Phonics Lessons and Practice

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Animated Phonics Lessons and Practice – Practice identifying beginning and ending consonant sounds, specifically the beginning sound y- and the ending sound -x. Audio-visual support, immediate feedback, and cute animation and music loops will keep your kindergartener excited and motivated to learn to read.  Animated Phonemic Awareness Lessons and Practice – Practice rhyming skills by …

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Verb e-Flash Cards – English and Spanish

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Verb e-Flash Cards – Perfect for kindergarten, first grade, second grade and any English language learners (ELL’s).  Shows a picture, shows the verb, and says the verb. Verb e-Flash Cards Spanish Conventions of Standard English: CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.K.1.b Use frequently occurring nouns and verbs. CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.1.1.e Use verbs to convey a sense of past, present, and future (e.g., …

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Reading Lessons: K-5

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Reading Lessons – From Scholastic. Covering kindergarten through sixth grade. Thousands of free lesson plans, unit plans, discussion guides, and extension activities. Covers many Common Core standards. CCSS.ELA-Literacy English Language Arts Standards » Reading: Literature, Foundational Skills, Informational Text, Speaking and Listening, Language. Key Ideas and Details (Literature and Informational Text) Craft and Structure Integration …

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Reading Passages (K-8)

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Reading Passages – Must register (free) to have access to passages. Covers reading levels kindergarten through eight grade.  The passages can be used for comprehension, fluency, or about any reading skill in the Common Core State Standards. Informational and literary texts. Organized by grade or lexile. The reading passages can be used with several ELA …

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Common Core Reading Lessons: Comprehension Units

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Comprehension Units – These research-based units facilitate close reading, precise questioning based on evidence in the text, and focused discussion to enable comprehension of the entire text. Read-aloud and paired text lessons embody the most effective research-proven instructional practices to support student comprehension. Units are based on superb, carefully selected leveled books, with authentic paired …

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