Snail Race, Literacy, Grade 2, 3
Snail Racehas a story and writing activities. The story is just under 2 A4 pages and provides the student/s with extended reading.
The target words are ai spelling patterns, such as ‘snail’ and ‘paint’. The literacy activities are 2 A4 pages in length and include matching opposites, rhyming patterns and completing a table of comparative and superlative adjectives.
The Text Study includes comprehension questions. The hardest words in the text would be ‘champion’ and ‘equipment’. This is suitable for Grades 2 and 3. The tasks are based on the text of the story, its words, spelling patterns and grammar. The answers are supported and children can write on the sheets or in a workbook.
It is designed for use by the parent with their own child but can be used with small groups in a school setting.
Snail Race is a two-lesson item for Grade 2 and Grade 3 in 2 A4 pages. The target words are ai spelling, as in snail and paint.
What Is In The Snail Race
- A story about a snail race to raise money for the Athletics Club
- The literacy activities are 2-A4 pages in length and include
- matching opposites,
- rhyming patterns and
- completing a table of comparative and superlative adjectives.
- The Text Study includes comprehension questions.
- The hardest words in the text would be champion and equipment. This is suitable for Grades 2 and 3.
Who Uses Snail Race
Any parent can download, print and teach using this material with their Grade 2 or 3 child. I have used it myself and now make it available for parents to use with their own children. It is laid out logically and tasks are all numbered. Children can write on the sheets.
A Helpful Post
This site has lots of hints and guidance available for parents to read. Here is one link:
In each grade level page, parents are introduced to ideas to help them teach. There are also blogs on specialist topics.
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