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

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  • Using articles in the kitchen

    Using articles in the kitchen

    Reading ELDLesson 1

    Look for items you might find in a kitchen and practice using articles to talk about them: the pot, the pan, a chef, an apron. This lesson is for 2nd or 3rd gr…

  • Homes and action words

    Homes and action words

    Reading ELDLesson 2

    Do you cook in the basement? Or sleep in the bathroom? Of course not! Learn about all the rooms in a house and the action verbs for the activities you do there…

  • Habitats and plurals

    Habitats and plurals

    Reading ELDLesson 3

    Where do animals like to live? In this lesson you will learn about the different types of habitats where animals stay, and practice subject-verb agreement so y…

  • Letter sounds

    Letter sounds

    Reading ELDLesson 4

    Mrs. Aretz investigates animals and reviews reading strategies and alphabet sounds! This lesson is for 2nd or 3rd graders with beginning English skills.

  • Pronouns and the alphabet

    Pronouns and the alphabet

    Reading ELDLesson 5

    Learn and use object pronouns and subject pronouns, and review the alphabet! This lesson is for 2nd or 3rd graders with beginning English skills.

  • Weather and often used words

    Weather and often used words

    Reading ELDLesson 6

    This learning adventure includes high frequency words, weather, and a hamster visit! This lesson is for 2nd or 3rd graders with beginning English skills.

  • Describing our family

    Describing our family

    Reading ELDLesson 7

    Describe family members with adjectives and learn the question word "why." This lesson is for 2nd or 3rd graders with beginning English skills.

  • Present tense and helping verbs

    Present tense and helping verbs

    Reading ELDLesson 8

    Use the present progressive tense and helping verbs and play some guessing games! This lesson is for 2nd or 3rd graders with beginning English skills.

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.