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2nd grade
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Table of Contents Treasure Hunt
Table of Contents Treasure Hunt
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Table of Contents Treasure Hunt
Send your child on a table of contents treasure hunt to help build basic research skills! Navigating a book is a skill that is sure to come in handy later on.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Activity
A Special Gift from Grandpa
A Special Gift from Grandpa
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A Special Gift from Grandpa
Grandparents are always wondering what to get kids for their birthdays. Try out this idea: a list of 10 little-known facts about Grandma or Grandpa.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Papier-Mâché Characters
Papier-Mâché Characters
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Papier-Mâché Characters
Help your child to create a familiar favorite from a book or series he adores out of papier-mache. Exercise your child's imagination and language arts skills.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Write a Safety Rules Manual
Write a Safety Rules Manual
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Write a Safety Rules Manual
Give your child a chance to review his knowledge of safety and show off his writing skills at the same time by writing a safety manual to share at home.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Write a Going Green Plan
Write a Going Green Plan
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Write a Going Green Plan
Here's an authentic writing task that is perfect for Earth Day, or any day! In this activity, your child's pen becomes an instrument of planetary importance.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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"I'm Not Bored!" Book
"I'm Not Bored!" Book
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"I'm Not Bored!" Book
Make an "I'm NOT Bored" book filled with your child's favorite activities, to reference the next time she has the urge to declare, "I'm bored."
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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5 W's Song: Who, What, Where, When, Why?
5 W's Song: Who, What, Where, When, Why?
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5 W's Song: Who, What, Where, When, Why?
When kids answer the who, what, where, when, and why of a subject, their writing becomes complete. Teach them about the 5 W's with this easy-to-sing song.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Song
Symbiotic Relationships
Symbiotic Relationships
Story
Symbiotic Relationships
The goby fish and pistol shrimp help each other out deep in the ocean. Learn about them and other symbiotic relationships in this nonfiction story.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Story
Flightless Birds
Flightless Birds
Story
Flightless Birds
What do ostriches and penguins have in common? In this text, kids compare and contrast facts about these two kinds of flightless birds.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Story
Giant Pandas Story
Giant Pandas Story
Story
Giant Pandas Story
Practice reading fluency and nonfiction comprehension in this short story full of facts about giant pandas.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Story
Frank's First Day at School
Frank's First Day at School
Story
Frank's First Day at School
Frank stars in a story about overcoming Back to School jitters.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Story
Going to the Park? Make a Map!
Going to the Park? Make a Map!
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Going to the Park? Make a Map!
Build your child's social studies skills by making a map together.
2nd grade
Social studies
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Create a Story Summary Folder
Create a Story Summary Folder
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Create a Story Summary Folder
Make a story summary folder with your child to help develop reading comprehension and critical thinking skills.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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