Foundational ELA

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Games

Happy Birthday Dr. Seuss

  • Game Designer: Breakout EDU Team
  • Content Area: Reading, Literature
  • Recommended Ages: Elementary and Middle Grades

HOLIDAY HUSTLE

Topic: Holiday; Christmas

  • CONTENT AREA: Christmas, ELA
  • RECOMMENDED AGES: Grades 1-6
  • STANDARDS: ELA CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.L.3.1.A Explain the function of nouns, pronouns, verbs, adjectives, and adverbs in general and their functions in particular sentences. CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.L.3.4.A Use sentence-level context as a clue to the meaning of a wor

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 Elementary, My Dear Poet!

Topic: Poetry

  • Content Area: ELA, Poetry, Literary Devices
  • Recommended Ages: Elementary
  • Standards: CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.3.5, CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.3.10

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