Posted: Tue, 08/25/2020 - 3:23pm Updated: Thu, 09/10/2020 - 2:46pm

Introduction

The Regional Educational Laboratory program, or REL, is a network of 10 educators and policymakers partnerships designed to develop resources and complete research with the goal of improving academic outcomes for students. The Indiana Department of Education has reviewed and compiled family resources from REL designed to support families as they manage in-person, hybrid, or remote learning.

Mathematics

Two strategies to teach your student to love math:

Make Math a Family Thing

Compare different units of measurement and measuring tools: Make your own Playdough 

Use of measuring tools to Make Comparisons: How Many of Me? 

Model Problem-Solving

Activity: Finding Math Around you

Use Math Language

Activity: Math Throughout the Day

Teaching Number and Operation:

Recognizing small numbers (First skill to develop)
Activities: Coming Soon!

Counting items (Next skill to Develop)

Activities: Coming Soon!

Comparing Numbers (Third Skill to Develop)

Activities: Coming Soon!

Identifying numeral (Fourth Skill to Develop)

Activities: Coming Soon!

Problem Solving with numbers (final skill to develop)

Activities: Coming Soon!

Geometry, Patterns, and Measurement: 

Recognizing, Naming, and comparing shapes (First skill to develop)

Activities: Everyday Math: Shapes and Patterns and  Fill in the Shapes

Identifying and Creating Patterns (Second skill to develop)

Activities: Everyday Math: Shapes and Patterns

Measuring (Third Skill to Develop)

Activities: How Many of Me?  And  Making Playdough

Collecting and Organizing Information (Final Skill to Develop)

Activities: Coming Soon!

Teaching Number and Operation: 

Recognizing small numbers (First skill to develop)

Activities: Coming Soon!

Counting items (Next skill to Develop)

Activities: Coming Soon!

Comparing Numbers (Third Skill to Develop)

Activities: Coming Soon!

Identifying numeral (Fourth Skill to Develop)

Activities: Coming Soon!

Problem Solving with numbers (final skill to develop)

Activities: Coming Soon!

Geometry, Patterns, and Measurement:

Recognizing, Naming, and comparing shapes (First skill to develop)

Activities: Everyday Math: Shapes and Patterns and  Fill in the Shapes

Identifying and Creating Patterns (Second skill to develop)

Activities: Everyday Math: Shapes and Patterns

Measuring (Third Skill to Develop)

Activities: How Many of Me?  And  Making Playdough

Collecting and Organizing Information (Final Skill to Develop)

Activities: Coming Soon!

Teaching Number and Operation:

Recognizing small numbers (First skill to develop)

Activities: Coming Soon!

Counting items (Next skill to Develop)

Activities: Coming Soon!

Comparing Numbers (Third Skill to Develop)

Activities: Coming Soon!

Identifying numeral (Fourth Skill to Develop)

Activities: Coming Soon!

Problem Solving with numbers (final skill to develop)

Activities: Coming Soon!

Geometry, Patterns, and Measurement:

Recognizing, Naming, and comparing shapes (First skill to develop)

Activities: Everyday Math: Shapes and Patterns and  Fill in the Shapes

Identifying and Creating Patterns (Second skill to develop)

Activities: Everyday Math: Shapes and Patterns

Measuring (Third Skill to Develop)

Activities: How Many of Me?  And  Making Playdough

Collecting and Organizing Information (Final Skill to Develop)

Activities: Coming Soon!

Teaching Number and Operation 

Recognizing small numbers (First skill to develop)

Activities: Coming Soon!

Counting items (Next skill to Develop)

Activities: Coming Soon!

Comparing Numbers (Third Skill to Develop)

Activities: Coming Soon!

Identifying numeral (Fourth Skill to Develop)

Activities: Coming Soon!

Problem Solving with numbers (final skill to develop)

Activities: Coming Soon!

Geometry, Patterns, and Measurement: 

Recognizing, Naming, and comparing shapes (First skill to develop)

Activities: Everyday Math: Shapes and Patterns and  Fill in the Shapes

Identifying and Creating Patterns (Second skill to develop)

Activities: Everyday Math: Shapes and Patterns

Measuring (Third Skill to Develop)

Activities: How Many of Me?  And  Making Playdough

Collecting and Organizing Information (Final Skill to Develop)

Activities: Coming Soon!

English Language Arts

Developing Language

Developing Language: Talking While you Read

Video examples: Talking While you are Reading  

Activities: Talking While you Read  and Talking While You Read Bookmark

 

Developing Language: Supporting Language and Vocabulary Development:

Video Examples: Cooking Conversation Dinner Table Talk

Activities:Cooking Conversations  and Grocery Shop Talk

 

Linking Sounds to Letters 

Linking Sounds to Letters-Syllables:

Video Examples: Syllable Sort

Activity: Clap Word Parts

Books To Use: Coming Soon!

 

Linking Sounds to Letters- Rhyme

Video Examples: Rhyme Time

Activities: Nursery Rhyme Time  and Rhyme Time

Books to Use: Coming Soon!

 

Linking Sounds to Letters: Individual Sounds:

Video Example: Add a Sound to Make a New Word

Activity: Add a Sound to make a new word

 

Linking Sounds to Letters: Letter Names and Letter Sounds

Video Examples: Letter Naming Using A Letter Ark,  Short Vowel Practice

Activities: Letter Name Practice  and  Short Vowel Practice  and  Letter Sound Writing

Books to Use: Coming Soon!

 

Linking Sounds to Letters- Linking Sounds to Letters

Video Examples: Step up to Spelling Words  Video 2

Activity: Step up to Writing Words

 

Blending Letters, Recognizing and Reading Words

Blending Letters, Recognizing and Reading Words- Blending Words

Video Examples: Letter Puzzles

Activities: Blending letter Puzzles  1   2   3  

 

Blending Letters Recognizing and Reading Words- Word Families

Video Examples: Word Family Fun

Activity: Word Family Fun

Books to Use: Coming Soon!

 

Blending Letters Recognizing and Reading Words- Decodable Words

Video Examples: Let’s Read Words and Sentences

Activity: Read Words and Sentences

 

Blending Letters Recognizing and Reading Words- Challenging and Important Words

Video Example: Important Words

Activity: Read to you Read to Me Bookmark

Book to Use: Coming Soon!

 

Reading for Understanding

Reading for Understanding- Oral Reading Practice

Video Example: Echo Reading  Reading Together

Activity: Reading Out Loud Bookmark

Books to Use: Coming Soon!

Developing Language

Developing Language- Talking While You Read

Video Example: Talking While You Read

Activities: Talking While You Read Trifold  and Talking While You Read Bookmark

 

Developing Language- Supporting Oral Language and Vocabulary Development

Video Example: Language Development in the Kitchen

Activities: Talking and Writing in the Kitchen  and   Grocery Shop Talk

 

Linking Sounds to Letters

Linking Sounds to Letters- Onset-Rime

Video Example: Onset and Rime Picture Cards

Activity: Onset and Rime Picture Cards

 

Linking Sounds to Letters- Individual Sounds

Video Example: Say and Slide Individual Sounds in Words

Activity: Say and Slide Individual Sounds in Words

 

Linking Sounds to Letters- Sounds in Words: First Sound, Middle Sound, Last Sound

Video Example: First Sound? Middle Sound? Last Sound?

Activity: First Sound? Middle Sound? Last Sound?

 

Linking Sounds to Letters- Letter Names and Letter sounds

Video Example: Consonant and Short Vowel Sound Practice Using Junk Mail

Activity: Consonant and Short Vowel Sound Practice

Books To Use: Coming Soon!

 

Linking Sounds to Letters- Sounds with Tow or More Letters

Video Example: Letter-Sound Practice and Building Words

Activity: Letter-Sound Practice Building Words

 

Linking Sounds to Letters- Silent e Rule

Video Example: Spelling and Reading Words with Silent e

Activity: Building Words With Silent e

 

Linking Sounds to Letters- Change a Letter, Change the Word

Video Example: Change a Letter, Change the Word

Activity: Change a Letter Change the Word

 

Blending Letters, Recognizing and Reading Words

Blending Letters, Recognizing and Reading Words- Blending Words

Video Example: Word Puzzles

Activities: Word Puzzles 1  Words Puzzles 2  Word Puzzles 3

Books To Use: Coming Soon

 

Blending Letters, Recognizing and Reading Words- Sound-Spelling Pattern Word Sort

Video Example: Sound-Spelling Pattern Word Sort

Activities: Sound-Spelling Pattern Word Sort: ch, sh, th  and Sound-Spelling Pattern Word Sort: ar, er, ir, or, ur

 

Blending Letters, Recognizing and Reading Words- Common Word Parts

Video Example: Prefix, Base Word, Suffix

Activity: Prefix, Base Word, Suffix

 

Blending Letters, Recognizing and Reading Words- Reading Words

Video Example: Let’s Read Words and Sentences

Activity: Let’s Read Words and Sentences

 

Blending Letters, Recognizing and Reading Words- High-Frequency Words

Video Example: Memory Using High-Frequency Words

Activity: Memory Using High-Frequency Words

 

Blending Letters, Recognizing and Reading Words- Challenging and Important Words

Video Example: Challenging and Important Words

Activity: Challenging and Important Words Bookmark

Books to Use: Coming Soon! 

 

Reading for Understanding

Reading for Understanding- Accurate and Efficient Word Identification

Video Examples: When I Read to You  and  When You Read to Me

Activity: When I read to You, When You Read to Me Bookmark

Books to Use: Coming Soon!

 

Reading for Understanding- Recognizing Misread Words and Correcting Errors

Video Example: Does That Make Sense?

Activity: Does That Make Sense?

Books To Use: Coming Soon!

 

Reading for Understanding- Oral Reading Practice

Video Examples: Echo Reading  and  Reading Together

Activity: Practice Reading Out Loud Bookmark

Books to Use: Coming Soon!

Developmental Language

Developmental Language- Talking while you read informational text

Video Example:Talking While You Read

Activities: Tri-fold 1   Tri-fold 2  Tri-fold 3

Books to Share: Coming Soon!

 

Developmental Language- Talking while you read Stories

Video Example: Talking While You Read

Activity: Reading Bookmark

 

Developmental Language- Supporting Oral Language and vocabulary Development

Video Example: Supporting Oral Language and Vocabulary Development

Activities:Talking and Writing in the Kitchen  and  Grocery Shop Talk

 

Linking Sounds to Letters

Linking Sounds To Letters: Onset-Rime

Video Example: Onset-Rime

Activity: Onset and Rime Picture Cards

 

Linking Sounds To Letters: Individual Sounds

Video Example: Individual Sounds

Activity: Say and Slide Individual Sounds in Words

 

Linking Sounds To Letters: First Sound, Middle Sound, Last Sound

Video Example: First, middle, or last sound

Activity: First Sound? Middle Sound? Last Sound?

 

Linking Sounds To Letters: Letter Names and Letter Sounds

Video Example: Letter Names and Letter Sounds

Activity: Consonant and Short Vowel Sound Practice

Books to Use: Coming Soon!

 

Linking Sounds To Letters: Sounds with Two or More Letters

Video Examples: Sounds with Two or More Letters

Activity: Letter-Sound Practice Building Words

 

Linking Sounds to Letters: Silent e Rule

Video Example: Silent e Rule

Activity: Building Words with Silent e

 

Linking Sounds to Letters: Changing Letters in Words to Spell New Words

Video Example: Changing Letters in Words to Spell New Words

Activity: Change the Letter, Change the Word

 

Blending Letters, Recognizing and Reading Words

Blending Letters, Recognizing and Reading Words- Blending to Read Words

Video Examples: Fun with Consonant Blends and Digraphs  and r-Controlled Vowel

Activities: Short and Long Vowel Sort  Fun with Consonant Blends and Digraphs   r-Controlled Vowel Sort

 

Blending Letters, Recognizing and Reading Words- Sound Spelling Patterns

Video Examples:

Activities:

 

Blending Letters, Recognizing and Reading Words- Common Word Parts

Video Examples: Base Words and Inflectional Endings   Contraction Bingo   Prefix or Suffix?

Activities: Base Words and Inflectional Endings   Contraction Bingo    Prefix or Suffix?

 

Blending Letters, Recognizing and Reading Words- Reading Words

Video Example: Reading Words

Activity: Let's Read! Text 1   Let's Read! Text 2   Let's Read! Text 3

 

Blending Letters, Recognizing and Reading Words- High-Frequency Words

Video Example: High-Frequency Words

Activity: Read and Spell High-Frequency Words

Books To Use: Coming Soon!

 

Blending Letters, Recognizing and Reading Words-  Challenging and Important Words

Video Example: Challenging and Important Words

Activity: Challenging and Important Words Bookmark

Books To Share: Coming Soon!

 

Reading For Understanding

Reading For Understanding- Accurate and Efficient Word Identification

Video Example: Accurate and Efficient Word Identification

Books To Share: Coming Soon!

 

Reading For Understanding- Recognizing Misread Words and Correcting Errors

Video Example: Recognizing Misread Words and Correcting Errors

Activity: Does That Make Sense?

Books To Share: Coming Soon!

 

Reading For Understanding-Oral Reading Practice

Video Examples: Echo Reading (Danny and the Dinosaur and the New Puppy)  and  Reading Together (Danny and the Dinosaur and the New Puppy)

Activity:  Practice Reading Out Loud Bookmark

Books To Share: Coming Soon!

Developing Language

Developing Language- Talking While You Read

Video Example: Talking While You Read

Activities: Summarize a Story  and  Summarize a Story

Books to Use: Coming Soon!

 

Developing Language- Supporting Oral Language and Vocabulary Development

Video Example: See previous grades for examples

Activities: Talking and Writing in the Kitchen    Chatting about Chores   Synonyms and Antonyms   Incredible Inferences

 

Linking Letters to Sounds

Linking Letters To Sounds: See kindergarten, first, and second grade for more information on these developmental skills

 

Blending letters, Recognizing and Reading Words

Blending letters, Recognizing and Reading Words- Blending to Read Words

Video Example: See kindergarten, first, and second grade for more information on these developmental skills

Activities: Map-A-Word   How Many Words   Building Words with r-Controlled Vowels

 

Blending Letters, Recognizing and Reading Words- Sound-Spelling Pattern Examples

Activities: Silent Letters   Open and Closed Syllable Sort   Syllable Sort   Map and Swoop Consonant-le Syllable Pattern  

 

Blending Letters, Recognizing and Reading Words- Common Word Parts

Activities: Word Part Detective   Adding Prefixes and Suffixes to Build Words   Building Words With Grammatical Endings   Building Words from Root Words

 

Blending Letters, Recognizing and Reading Words- Reading Words

Activities: Let’s Read! Text 1  Text 2

 

Blending Letters, Recognizing and Reading Words- High-Frequency Words

Activity: Read and Spell High-Frequency Words

 

Blending Letters, Recognizing and Reading Words- Challenging and Important Words

Activity: Challenging and Import Words Bookmark

Books to Use: Coming Soon!

 

Reading for Understanding

Reading For Understanding- Accurate and Efficient Word Identification

Activity: When I Read to You, When You Read to me Bookmark

Book to Use: Coming Soon!

 

Reading For Understanding- Recognizing Misread Words and Correcting Errors

Activity: Monitoring for Understanding Bookmark

Books to Share: Coming Soon!

 

Reading For Understanding- Oral Reading Practice
Consider alternated reading or reading together

Activity: Practice Reading Out Load Bookmark

Books to Use: Coming Soon!

Additional IDOE Family Resources

Updated

Math Parent Resources 08/31/2020
ELA Parent Resources 08/31/2020
Early Learning Parent Resources 08/31/2020

Remote Learning Resources For families

09/02/2020