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Reading Games: Intermediate

Drawing Inferences Game

Drawing Inferences Game – This fun game can be played in pairs or teams.  Students match answers on triangles by drawing an inference based on clues from cards that ask questions. 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…

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Animated Reading Comprehension Lessons & Activity – Fifth Grade

Synonyms and Antonyms – This free, fifth-grade vocabulary lesson reviews age-appropriate synonyms and antonyms such as hinder: prevent, interfere, and assist and competent: ineffective, skillful, and capable. Students read short sentences and sort words as synonyms or antonyms. Helpful hints are provided that use each word in a sentence to help students classify the words.…

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Animated Reading Comprehension Lesson and Activity – Second & Third Grade

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 Phonics Lessons & Activities – Third Grade

Syllabification – This free phonics lesson will teach your third-graders how to identify the number of syllables in a word. Words like dinosaur, lizard, and cave are reviewed. You might see your student with the top of their hand against their chin while reading aloud, but don’t worry, they are just practicing their syllables! Substitution…

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Reading Comprehension Strategies – Student Lesson and Online Activity

Reading Comprehension Strategies – Online video with a student lesson and student activities to improve their reading comprehension and to improve student’s ability to think and learn across the curriculum.  The following Common Core aligned strategies are covered: Prior Knowledge, Making Connections, Questioning, Visualizing, Inferring, Summarizing, Evaluating, Synthesizing, and Strategies Together. Click for Common Core…

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Online Sports Books (Informational Text): Grades 2-5

Online Sports Books – Learn about the importance of playing sports as well as the histories and rules of the following sports: Baseball, Basketball, Ice Hockey, Golf, Track and Field, Gymnastics, and Volleyball. Key Ideas and Details: CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.2.1 Ask and answer such questions as who, what, where, when, why, and how to demonstrate understanding of…

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Online Biographies of Famous People (Informational Text): Grades 2-5

Biographies of Famous People – Several free, color biographies of famous people that students can read, and they are written on a variety of reading levels to meet the needs of all types of readers. Famous people that children enjoy reading about are people from long ago, such as George Washington or Betsy Ross; or…

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Main Idea (Key Ideas and Details) Online Game: Grades 2-5

Main Idea Game – Read small literature and informational text passages.  Choose the main idea and if you get it right you get to pick three boxes and play a hangman type word game. Best for grades 2,3,4, and 5. Key Ideas and Details – Literature and Informational Text CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.2.1 Ask and answer such questions…

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Common Core ELA Online Games

Common Core ELA Online Games – A collection of Common Core standard-alined reading games designed to reinforce the skills your students have gained throughout the year. CCSS.ELA-Literacy – English Language Arts Standards » Reading: Literature » K-5 Can cover all CCSS ESL standards so that students gain adequate exposure to a range of texts and…

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Free Online Book Quizzes with Reports

Book Adventure – Free, online resource to encourage young people to read more. It is free and easy to sign up whether you are a student, teacher, or parent. Search for books to read in the Book Finder to match with a book you have. Then then go back online to take the quiz. If…

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Key Idea and Details: Main Idea – Intermediate

Main Idea – Select a topic, read the passage and then select from multiple choice, the main idea of the paragraph. If you get the answer correct you get three picks for letters and try to figure out the mystery phrase. Key Ideas and Details CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.3.1 Ask and answer questions to demonstrate understanding of a…

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