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The Michigan Learning Channel presents supplemental content for English language development aligned with Michigan educational standards.

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  • Animal nouns and verbs

    Animal nouns and verbs

    Reading ELDLesson 1

    Learn singuar nouns like dog and horse and how to talk about what they do with action verbs, like "the dog jumps." This lesson is for Kindergarten and 1st grad…

  • Community helpers

    Community helpers

    Reading ELDLesson 2

    Sound out words with the Phonics Queen, then learn plural noun words for groups of community helpers like doctors, mail carriers, and firefighters. This lesson…

  • Families and pronouns

    Families and pronouns

    Reading ELDLesson 3

    Talk about the people in our family and learn pronouns like he, she, and they. This lesson is for Kindergarten and 1st grade students who are learning English …

  • Rhyming and syllables

    Rhyming and syllables

    Reading ELDLesson 4

    The Phonics Queen and Big Bear help with learning rhyming and syllables. This lesson is for Kindergarten and 1st grade students who are learning English and ha…

  • Food adjectives

    Food adjectives

    Reading ELDLesson 5

    Describe food using adjectives and practice answering questions in complete sentences. This lesson is for Kindergarten and 1st grade students who are learning …

  • Comparative adjectives

    Comparative adjectives

    Reading ELDLesson 6

    Tackle comparative adjectives and demonstratives in the present tense! This lesson is for Kindergarten and 1st grade students who are learning English and have…

  • Past tense words

    Past tense words

    Reading ELDLesson 7

    Pronounce new vocabulary words and then learn some past tense verbs. This lesson is for Kindergarten and 1st grade students who are learning English and have i…

  • Irregular past tense words

    Irregular past tense words

    Reading ELDLesson 8

    Learn and use irregular past tense verbs and celebrate a birthday! This lesson is for Kindergarten and 1st grade students who are learning English and have int…

Additional Resources

Read, Write, ROAR!

Read, Write, ROAR!

Kindergarten – 3rd Grade | English Language Arts | Kindergarten–3rd Grade learners build literacy skills with engaging ELA lessons.

Simple Gift Series

Pre-K | English Language Arts | Social and Emotional Learning | Preschoolers will make music with Marty the Music Man, find something new in Miss Linette’s Curiosity Corner, and read with Betty the Bookworm.

READING ELD

Reading ELD

K – 3rd Grade | ELL | English Language Development taught by Colorado master teachers that are aligned with Michigan Educational Standards.

Read With Me at Home

K – 3rd Grade | ELA | Literacy lessons for Kindergarten – 3rd Grade students taught by Colorado master teachers that are aligned with Michigan Educational Standards.