Foundational ELA

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Games

HOT AIR BALLOON CONTEST

Topic: Read and write basic sentences with proper punctuation

  • CONTENT AREA: English/Language Arts, Reading
  • GRADE LEVELS: K-1
  • STANDARDS: CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.LK.1, LK.2 CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.L1.1g, L1.2

IT'S NOT FICTION

Topic: Non-Fiction Text Features

  • CONTENT: Non-Fiction Text Features
  • RECOMMENDED AGES: Grades 2-6
  • STANDARDS: CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.2.5 Know and use various text features (e.g., captions, bold print, subheadings, glossaries, indexes, electronic menus, icons) to locate key facts or information in a text efficiently. CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.3.5 Use text feat

IT’S ELEMENTARY, MY DEAR POET! (Poetry)

  • Content Area: ELA, Poetry, Literary Devices
  • Ideal Group Size: Whole Class / Suggested Time: 45 minutes
  • Recommended Ages: Elementary
  • Standards: CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.3.5 Refer to parts of stories, dramas, and poems when writing or speaking about a text, using terms such as chapter, scene, and stanza; describe how each successive part builds on earlier sections. CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.3.10

LAZY DAY MYSTERY

Topic: Analyze Text Organization and Structure; Identify Main Ideas and Themes

  • CONTENT AREA: English/Language Arts, Reading
  • GRADE LEVELS: 2-3
  • STANDARDS: CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.2, CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL3

LIGHT THE TORCH

Topic: Main Idea and Inferencing

  • Content Area: ELA, Main Idea, Inferencing
  • Ideal Group Size: Small Group / Suggested Time: 45 minutes
  • Recommended Ages: Elementary

LITTLE RED

Topic: Fairy Tales

  • Game Designer: Patti Harju
  • Content Area: Language Arts, Reading
  • Ideal Group Size: Whole Class / Suggested Time: 45 minutes
  • Recommended Ages: Elementary

Magical Manor

Topic: GRAMMAR

  • Content Area: ELA, GRAMMAR
  • Ideal Group Size: Small Group / Suggested Time: 45 minutes
  • Recommended Ages: Elementary/Middle School
  • Standards: CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.L.7.1 Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking. CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.L.7.2 Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and s

MESSY CLASS PROBLEM

Topic: Reading fluency

  • CONTENT AREA: English/Language Arts, Reading
  • GRADE LEVELS: K-1
  • STANDARDS: CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RFK, CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RF1

MISSING RECESS

  • Content Area: Team Building, Elementary ELA
  • Recommended Ages: Elementary

MIXED UP TALES

Topic: Identify the main idea and supporting details of a story (including myths, folktales, legends, etc)

  • CONTENT AREA: English/Language Arts, Reading
  • GRADE LEVELS: 2-3
  • STANDARDS: CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.2.2, RI2.2, RI2.6, CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL3.2, RI3.2, RI3.5