Animated Reading Comprehension Lessons & Activity (Second and Third Grade)

prefix suffixPrefixes 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 are presented in a game like environment where students race the clock to match the correct sound to the correct sight word. Words like every, anything, clothes, and close are reviewed.

Basic Sight Words Part II

Identifying and Using Rhythm, Rhyme, and Alliteration in Poetry – In this free reading comprehension lesson, children learn about rhyming and alliteration in Mr. Andre’s poetry class. Students read a poem and identify the use of rhythm, rhyme, repetition, and alliteration. Second and third grade.

Craft and Structure:
Describe how words and phrases (e.g., regular beats, alliteration, rhymes, repeated lines) supply rhythm and meaning in a story, poem, or song.
Phonics and Word Recognition:
Know and apply grade-level phonics and word analysis skills in decoding words.
Identify and know the meaning of the most common prefixes and derivational suffixes.
Decode words with common Latin suffixes.
Vocabulary Acquisition and Use:
Determine the meaning of the new word formed when a known affix is added to a known word (e.g., agreeable/disagreeable, comfortable/uncomfortable, care/careless, heat/preheat).