Short E & Long E

Short E & Long E

As your child gets familiar with the different ways to write and read the long E sound, have them sort long E words by spelling. Create categories such as "ea", "ee" and "e_e."
As students get familiar with the different ways to write and read the long E sound, have them sort long E words by spelling. Create categories such as "ea", "ee" and "e_e."
Long
Long "E" Word Search
Worksheet
Long "E" Word Search
Put a little fun back into phonics practise! Find all the long "e" words in the puzzle.
Year 2
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Short E Moving Match 2
Short E Moving Match 2
Game
Short E Moving Match 2
Help Muggo by using words containing the short E to power his friend making machine.
Year 2
Reading & Writing
Game
Long
Long "E" Words
Worksheet
Long "E" Words
Help train your first grader's ear to pick up the long e sound with this worksheet that asks her to sort out words with a long e sound.
Year 2
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Long
Long "E" practise
Worksheet
Long "E" practise
Do you know the difference between long "e" sound and short "e"? Reinforce the difference between "ee" and "eh" with this picture phonics challenge.
Year 2
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Color the Vowels: Long and Short E
Colour the Vowels: Long and Short E
Worksheet
Colour the Vowels: Long and Short E
Children identify words with long and short E sounds in this fun coloring worksheet.
Year 2
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
All Long Vowels Please Stand Up!
All Long Vowels Please Stand Up!
Lesson plan
All Long Vowels Please Stand Up!
Students will learn long vowel tricks to expose impostor vowels who “say” their name in this fun game that teaches the long vowel rule.
Year 2
Reading & Writing
Lesson plan

Measurement

Measurement

Introduce measurement with nonstandard units with an obvious length dimension, such as straws or pieces of string. Invite your child to measure objects in your home with different nonstandard units of measure, and report on their findings! Take time to teach vocabulary such as longer, shorter, longest, and shortest.
Introduce measurement with nonstandard units with an obvious length dimension, such as straws or pieces of string. Invite students to measure objects in the classroom with different nonstandard units of measure, and report on their findings! Take time to teach vocabulary such as longer, shorter, longest, and shortest.
Classroom Measurement Detective
Classroom Measurement Detective
Worksheet
Classroom Measurement Detective
Put on your detective hats because it's time for a measurement hunt! In this activity, students search for objects around the classroom that are shorter/longer than the given items. Your kids will have fun hunting for items and drawing what they find.
Year 2
Maths
Worksheet
Determining Relative Length: Shortest to Longest
Determining Relative Length: Shortest to Longest
Worksheet
Determining Relative Length: Shortest to Longest
Children practise estimating and comparing relative length in this engaging ordering worksheet.
Year 2
Maths
Worksheet
Measurement Madness
Measurement Madness
Lesson plan
Measurement Madness
This maths lesson is filled with fun hands-on non-standard measurement activities! The lesson begins with an interactive story then has students explore measurement using several different objects as their tools!
Year 2
Maths
Lesson plan
Measure with Cubes
Measure with Cubes
Lesson plan
Measure with Cubes
Get your students thinking about the importance of standard measurement units with this fun hands-on activity. Use this scaffolded EL lesson plan alone or with **Measurement Madness**.
Year 2
Maths
Lesson plan
Solve the Measurement Riddles
Solve the Measurement Riddles
Game
Solve the Measurement Riddles
Add a tricky twist to measurement maths drills with this fun set of riddles.
Year one
Maths
Game
Measuring School Supplies: Centimeters
Measuring School Supplies: Centimeters
Worksheet
Measuring School Supplies: Centimeters
Introduce your first grader to centimeters by helping her measure some familiar things: school supplies!
Year 2
Maths
Worksheet

Nonfiction Books

Nonfiction Books

When introducing nonfiction books to your child, take time to point out different text features. Talk about how readers use these text features to help them understand the topic.
When introducing nonfiction books to students, take time to point out different text features. Talk about how readers use these text features to help them understand the topic.
Table of Contents
Table of Contents
Worksheet
Table of Contents
Help your little bookworm get to know the layout of a table of contents! She'll deconstruct this sample table of contents by answering the questions.
Year 2
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Headings
Headings
Worksheet
Headings
This worksheet is designed to help students understand what is a heading is and practise writing them.
Year 2
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Add a New Text Feature
Add a New Text Feature
Worksheet
Add a New Text Feature
Nonfiction books have a variety of text features. But they could sometimes use more! In this activity, students analyze the existing text features in a book and create a new feature to add.
Year 2
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Mini Dictionaries!
Mini Dictionaries!
Lesson plan
Mini Dictionaries!
Smaller dictionaries that are totally relevant to the material being read? In this lesson, students will learn that these miraculously really do exist and go by the name of glossaries!
Year 2
Reading & Writing
Lesson plan
Dictionaries & Definitions
Dictionaries & Definitions
Lesson plan
Dictionaries & Definitions
In this lesson, students will practise defining words by making their own vocabulary cards. This lesson plan can be used alone or with the Mini Dictionaries lesson plan.
Year 2
Reading & Writing
Lesson plan
My Five Senses: Level J
My Five Senses: Level J
Story
My Five Senses: Level J
What do each of your five senses do? Find out in this activity that works on both reading skills and life science learning at the same time.
Year 2
Reading & Writing
Story

Informational Writing

Informational Writing

Practise informational writing with your child at home. Begin by brainstorming topics that your child already knows a lot about, or is curious about. Then, be sure to read plenty of nonfiction books about the topic before writing!
Introduce an informational writing unit by brainstorming topics that students know a lot about. Build background knowledge about these topics by reading plenty of nonfiction books during read-alouds.
My Family: Writing Practice
My Family: Writing practise
Lesson plan
My Family: Writing practise
Family first! This lesson encourages students to think about families and how diverse families can be.
Kindergarten
Reading & Writing
Lesson plan
Write About the Weather
Write About the Weather
Worksheet
Write About the Weather
There's no better way to get your kid thinking about the weather than by having him write about it. Kids write a sentence about the weather in each picture.
Year 2
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Rocket Like Mae Jemison
Rocket Like Mae Jemison
Activity
Rocket Like Mae Jemison
Craft a paper rocket in this hands-on activity inspired by the life of Mae Jemison!
Kindergarten
Reading & Writing
Activity
All About My Neighborhood
All About My neighbourhood
Worksheet
All About My neighbourhood
This creative worksheet asks kids to draw and write all about their neighbourhood.
Year one
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Predicting Weather
Predicting Weather
Worksheet
Predicting Weather
Predict the weather with this fun-filled forecasting worksheet! Your child will review basic weather terms and practise her observation skills.
Year 2
Science
Worksheet
Write About Mae Jemison
Write About Mae Jemison
Worksheet
Write About Mae Jemison
Use this worksheet to help students write sentences about the first African American women to enter space, Mae Jemison.
Year one
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
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