English Language Arts

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

Submit site search
  • Parts of a nonfiction book
    English2nd Grade

    Parts of a nonfiction book

    Read With Me At HomeLesson 1

    Learn how to use a table of contents and how to navigate different parts of a book to find out more information

  • Butterfly book
    English2nd Grade

    Butterfly book

    Read With Me At HomeLesson 2

    Read a nonfiction book about butterflies and ask and answer questions about what you learn in the text

  • Nonfiction and sight words
    English2nd Grade

    Nonfiction and sight words

    Read With Me At HomeLesson 3

    Continue learning from nonfiction texts by learning about Dinosaur Ridge, a place where paleontologists have found lots of dinosaur fossils

  • Vowels
    English2nd Grade


    Read With Me At HomeLesson 4

    Learn what is a long vowel and short vowel sound. We will practice with a book.

  • Vowel teams
    English2nd Grade

    Vowel teams

    Read With Me At HomeLesson 5

    When 2 vowels go walking, the first one does the talking. Two vowels next to each other in a word are called a vowel team.

  • Learn about adjectives
    English2nd Grade

    Learn about adjectives

    Read With Me At HomeLesson 6

    Learn more about adjectives and identify the parts of a fiction story!

  • Root words and prefixes
    English2nd Grade

    Root words and prefixes

    Read With Me At HomeLesson 7

    Review root words and prefixes and use a venn diagram to compare words!

  • Suffixes and animals
    English2nd Grade

    Suffixes and animals

    Read With Me At HomeLesson 8

    Review suffixes, read some nonfiction texts, and compare animals!

Additional Resources

Camp TV screen shot of host

Camp TV

It’s CAMP TV–a special kids’ block with exciting content from zoos, libraries, and more!

Great Lakes Now screen capture

Great Lakes Now

Providing coverage of issues around protecting, cherishing and enjoying the Great Lakes.

Let’s Learn

LET’S LEARN is a daily, one-hour educational public television series for children ages 3 to 8, featuring instruction by educators and virtual field trips.