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1 Grade 2 Reading/Writing Curriculum Common Core State Standard Objective Assessment Resources CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.2.3 Describe Students will be able to identify the Reading A-Z: Book Quiz Reading A-Z: how characters in a story respond author s purpose. Nonfiction/Biography to major events and challenges. Level I Ruby Bridges CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.2.6 Identify the main purpose of a text, including what the author wants to answer, explain, or describe. 16.A.1a Explain the difference between past, present and future time; place themselves in time Students will be able to retell to understand text. vocabulary words. Brave, Difference, Fair, Laws, Separate, South Cloze sentences (new vocabulary Youtube.com Disney The Ruby Bridges Story 16.B.1 (W) Explain the contributions of individuals and groups who are featured in biographies, legends, folklore and traditions. 1 Fairmont School District 89 February 2014

2 CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.2.6 Identify the main purpose of a text, including what the author wants to answer, explain, or describe. 16.A.1a Explain the difference between past, present and future time; place themselves in time Students will be able to use reading strategies of retelling to understanding text. Students will be able to identify elements of a biography. vocabulary words. Reading A-Z: Book Quiz Cloze sentences (new vocabulary) Reading A-Z: Nonfiction Biography Level J Garret Morgan and the Traffic Signal 16.B.1 (W) Explain the contributions of individuals and groups who are featured in biographies, legends, folklore and traditions. Buggies, Busy, Cleveland, corners, Ohio, plan problems, signal, traffic. CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.2.6 Identify the main purpose of a text, including what the author wants to answer, explain, or describe. 16.A.1a Explain the difference Students will be able to use the reading strategy of summarizing to understand text. Students will be able to understand and identify cause and effect relationships. Book Quiz Reading A-Z Nonfiction Biography Level M Martin Luther King Jr. 2 Fairmont School District 89 February 2014

3 between past, present and future time; place themselves in time 16.B.1 (W) Explain the contributions of individuals and groups who are featured in biographies, legends, folklore and traditions. vocabulary words. March, Minister, refuse, rights, separation, slavery, Civil War Cloze sentences (new vocabulary) 3 Fairmont School District 89 February 2014

4 Grade 2 Reading/Writing Curriculum Common Core State Standard Objective Assessment Resources Students will be able to summarize Reading A-Z: Book Quiz Reading A-Z CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.2.6 when reading informational text. Fictional/Historical Identify the main purpose of a text, including what the author wants to answer, explain, or describe. Students will be able to sequence events in the story. Level J Riding with Rosa Parks 16.A.1a Explain the difference between past, present and future time; place themselves in time vocabulary using context clues in their text. Reading A-Z Cloze sentences 16.B.1 (W) Explain the contributions of individuals and groups who are featured in biographies, legends, folklore and traditions. Arrested, Fair, Law, Rights, unfair, Upset CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.2.2 Write informative/explanatory texts in which they introduce a topic, use facts and definitions to develop points, and provide a concluding statement or section. Students will be able to write informative text, about which historical figure was important. Paper/pencil Which figure was influential to you? All reading A-Z materials 4 Fairmont School District 89 February 2014

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6 CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.2.4 Determine the meaning of words and phrases in a text relevant to a grade 2 topic or subject area. CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.2.1 Ask and answer such questions as who, what, where, when, why, and how to demonstrate understanding of key details in a text. CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.2.2 Identify the main topic of a multiparagraph text as well as the focus of specific paragraphs within the text. Grade 2 Reading/Writing Curriculum Common Core State Standard Objective Assessment Resources Students will be able to read End of the Test Selection: nonfiction informational text about Harcourt Trophies. Basal: Harcourt Trophies: emperor penguins. The Emperor s Egg vocabulary using context clues in their text. Vocabulary Test Primarygradesclasspage.com Science: Emperor Penguin Edhelper.com primarygradesclasspage.com Penguins Edhelper.cpm What s a Penguin? Penguins CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.2.1 Write opinion pieces in which they introduce the topic or book they are writing about, state an opinion, supply reasons that support the opinion, use linking words (e.g., because, and, also) to connect opinion and reasons, and provide a Students will be able to analyze the character in the students and relate it to real life experiences. Students will be able to determine if the character is a bully/victim. Character Education Reading A-Z Quick Check Comprehension Reading A-Z: Penny the Rude Penguin (Fiction/Fantasy) 6 Fairmont School District 89 February 2014

7 concluding statement or section. CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.2.7 Use information gained from the illustrations and words in a print or digital text to demonstrate understanding of its characters, setting, or plot. CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.2.2 Write informative/explanatory texts in which they introduce a topic, use facts and definitions to develop points, and provide a concluding statement or section. Students will be able to write facts about Emperor Penguins, as if the concept was new to others. Students write facts about penguins. Daily Warm Up: Emperor Penguins Readworks.org Penguin Power Meet the Emperors! Scholastic News A Penguin Grows Up 7 Fairmont School District 89 February 2014

8 Grade 2 Reading/Writing Curriculum Common Core State Standard Objective Assessment Resources Students will be able use the reading Reading A-Z Comprehension Reading A-Z A Seed CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RF.2.4 Read strategy of retelling to make Grows with sufficient accuracy and fluency meaning from text. to support comprehension. o CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RF.2.4a Read grade-level text with purpose and understanding. o CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RF.2.4b Read grade-level text orally with accuracy, appropriate rate, and expression on successive readings. CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.2.4 Determine the meaning of words and phrases in a text relevant to a grade 2 topic or subject area. vocabulary words. Students will be able to compare and contrast parts of a plant. Flowers, Leaves, Plants, Roots, Seed, Stem, Rain, Soil, Sunshine Reading A-Z Content Vocabulary sheet Edhelper.com What do Plants Eat 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. Students will be able to tell what happens next in the process of A Seed Grows. Students will be able to analyze illustrations that provide students with information. Cut and paste sheet Reading A-Z Sequence Event 8 Fairmont School District 89 February 2014

9 Students will be able to draw a picture of a plant and label all parts of a plant. Picture of a plant labeled with its correct functions. Construction paper/crayons/markers 9 Fairmont School District 89 February 2014

10 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.2.6 Identify the main purpose of a text, including what the author wants to answer, explain, or describe. CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.2.7 Explain how specific images (e.g., a diagram showing how a machine works) contribute to and clarify a text. CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.2.4 Determine the meaning of words and phrases in a text relevant to a grade 2 topic or subject area. Grade 2 Reading/Writing Curriculum Common Core State Standard Objective Assessment Resources Students will be able to identify the Reading A-Z Comprehension Reading A-Z: Frogs and main ideas and details of the text. Quiz. Toads Students will be able to summarize the most important information in the text. Students will be able to focus on illustrations and diagrams to compare and contrast frogs and toads. vocabulary. Ability, field guide, habitat, predators, prey, rodents End of the Test Selection Harcourt Trophies Reading A-Z Cloze Vocabulary Reading A-Z: main-ideaand-details/summary worksheet Basal: Harcourt Trophies: Days with Frog and Toad Science: Life Cycle of a Frog Edhelper.com The Life Cycle of a Frog 10 Fairmont School District 89 February 2014

11 CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.2.9 Compare and contrast the most important points presented by two texts on the same topic Students will be able to compare and contrast frogs and toads. Toads and Frogs Comprehension Sheet Edhelper.com Venn Diagram Edhelper.com Toads and Frogs CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.2.2 Write informative/explanatory texts in which they introduce a topic, use facts and definitions to develop points, and provide a concluding statement or section. Students will be able to label the pictures of the frog life cycle. Complete a chart that labels the life cycle of a frog Cut and Paste Life Cycle Science: Life Cycle of a Frog 11 Fairmont School District 89 February 2014

12 CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.2.1 Ask and answer such questions as who, what, where, when, why, and how to demonstrate understanding of key details in a text. CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.2.2 Identify the main topic of a multiparagraph text as well as the focus of specific paragraphs within the text. CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.2.3 Describe the connection between a series of historical events, scientific ideas or concepts, or steps in technical procedures in a text. CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.2.4 Determine the meaning of words and phrases in a text relevant to a grade 2 topic or subject area. 12.F.1a Identify and describe characteristics of the sun, Earth and moon as familiar objects in the solar system. Grade 2 Reading/Writing Curriculum Common Core State Standard Objective Assessment Resources Students will be able use the strategy Reading A-Z Comprehension of asking and answering questions. Book Quiz/ Retelling Quiz Students will be able to identify main ideas and details in text. Students will be able to explain that each section contains a main idea. Students will be able to use diagrams and illustrations to find information. Students will be able to complete a KWL chart with information. vocabulary words. Atmosphere, diameter, fossil fuel, gravitational pull, meteor, meteorite, meteoroid, orbit, orbits. Reading A-Z: Vocabulary Cloze Reading A-Z Nonfiction/informational Our Solar System Reading A-Z: main-ideaand-details sheet. KWL Chart Reading A-Z Content Vocabulary 12 Fairmont School District 89 February 2014

13 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.2.6 Identify the main purpose of a text, including what the author wants to answer, explain, or describe. Students will be able to understand what is in the solar system. Students will be able to learn the characteristic of the eight planets in the solar system. Draw a picture of the solar system. Put the planets in order. Know which planets are inner/outer planets. ReadWorks.org What is the Solar System Edhelper.com Planets Edhelper.com Solar System Puzzle/word search/ scramble Edhelper.com Which Planet CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.2.7 Explain how specific images (e.g., a diagram showing how a machine works) contribute to and clarify a text. 12.F.1a Identify and describe characteristics of the sun, Earth and moon as familiar objects in the solar system. 13 Fairmont School District 89 February 2014

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