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 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

    Vowels

    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!

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