English Language Arts

The Michigan Learning Channel provides supplemental English support for Kindergarten through 3rd Grade that are aligned with Michigan educational standards.

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  • Parts of a story
    English1st Grade

    Parts of a story

    Read With Me At HomeLesson 1

    Learn how to create key details and main ideas when writing a story

  • Sharks!
    English1st Grade


    Read With Me At HomeLesson 2

    Read a nonfiction book about sharks and discover new facts from the story

  • Fairytale plots
    English1st Grade

    Fairytale plots

    Read With Me At HomeLesson 3

    Read the classic fairytale, "Rapunzel," and learn how characters in stories face problems and find solutions

  • Story pieces
    English1st Grade

    Story pieces

    Read With Me At HomeLesson 4

    Learn about habitats while also learning about different pieces of a story like genre and narration.

  • Nonfiction: arctic habitat
    English1st Grade

    Nonfiction: arctic habitat

    Read With Me At HomeLesson 5

    Learn about the Arctic habitat while learning about syllables and parts of the text.

  • Adjectives
    English1st Grade


    Read With Me At HomeLesson 6

    Learn about adjectives and character reactions within a story

  • Fables and math stories
    English1st Grade

    Fables and math stories

    Read With Me At HomeLesson 7

    Learn about the fable genre, read multiple fables, and complete a math story.

  • Point of view in stories
    English1st Grade

    Point of view in stories

    Read With Me At HomeLesson 8

    Read fantasy stories and learn about how stories have points of view.

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