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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  • Squash Boom Beet
    Live from the Opera HouseLesson 7

    Squash Boom Beet

    English3rd Grade, 4th Grade, 5th Grade

    Join Guest Reader Amy Smart for the book Squash Boom Beet.

  • Giraffes Can’t Dance
    Live from the Opera HouseLesson 8

    Giraffes Can’t Dance

    English3rd Grade, 4th Grade, 5th Grade

    Join Guest Reader Tamara DePonio for the book Giraffes Can’t Dance.

  • Ada’s Violin
    Live from the Opera HouseLesson 1

    Ada’s Violin

    English3rd Grade, 4th Grade, 5th Grade

    Join Guest Reader and Musician Miriam Pico for the book Ada’s Violin

  • Where is the Beehive?
    Read, Write, ROAR!Lesson 415

    Where is the Beehive?

    EnglishKindergarten

    Today we are going to do some word building using the "Magic e," learn two new high-frequency words and look for rhyming patterns as we read a nursery rhyme.

  • oi, oy, ou, ow…Oh My!
    Read, Write, ROAR!Lesson 415

    oi, oy, ou, ow…Oh My!

    English1st Grade

    Today we will be learning about the vowel patterns oi, oy, ou, and ow. We will read a book about animal babies and their families and you will get to be an aut…

  • Who Plants Trees and Segmenting (Consonant -le) Syllables
    Read, Write, ROAR!Lesson 415

    Who Plants Trees and Segmenting (Consonant -le) Syllables

    English2nd Grade

    In this episode, we will learn about which animals help plant trees, and how they do it. We will also practice reading words with more than one syllable.

  • The -ate Ending and Comparing Texts
    Read, Write, ROAR!Lesson 415

    The -ate Ending and Comparing Texts

    English3rd Grade

    Today we focus on the big question: How do plants and animals grow? We will read words with more than 2 syllables, read a nonfiction text about a butterfly, an…

  • Up in the Garden and Down in the Dirt!
    Read, Write, ROAR!Lesson 416

    Up in the Garden and Down in the Dirt!

    EnglishKindergarten

    Today we are going to be reading a book about gardens. We will learn about what is above the garden and what is below the garden and learn some new vocabulary …

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