Literacy Resources for Parents (Grades 2-3):

Here you will find videos, tip sheets, and do-at-home activities for a number of important reading skills for your 2nd or 3rd grader.

Hearing Sounds in Words (Phonemic Awareness) –  Pay attention to the sounds that make up words

VIDEO - Phonemic Awareness       TIP SHEET – Phonemic Awareness       ACTIVITIES – Phonemic Awareness

Reading Common Words (Sight Reading) – Recognize and reading common words

VIDEO - Sight Reading       TIP SHEET – Sight Reading       ACTIVITIES – Sight Reading

Reading Simple Stories (Reading Fluency 1) –  Read words accurately, with expression, and at a good speed

VIDEO - Reading Fluency 1      TIP SHEET – Reading Fluency 1       ACTIVITY – The Two Best Cakes

Reading Average Stories (Reading Fluency 2) –  Read words accurately, with expression, and at a good speed

VIDEO - Reading Fluency 2       TIP SHEET – Reading Fluency 2        ACTIVITY – How Many Elephants

Reading More Advanced Stories (Reading Fluency 3) –  Read words accurately, with expression, and at a good speed

VIDEO - Reading Fluency 3      TIP SHEET – Reading Fluency 3        ACTIVITY – My Favorite Stray Cat