Language Arts & Reading

2nd Grade – Reading Wonders, Unit 2                       Big Idea: Friends and Family           How do families and friends learn, grow, and help one another?                      Quarter 1, 2016-17 Addendum

 

Weekly Concept &

Essential Questions

Genres,

Text Features, Literary Elements

Comprehension Skills, Strategies, & Fluency

Phonics: Awareness, Spelling Skill, Structural Analysis

Words: Vocabulary, Academic, High-Frequency, Oral, Domain, & Strategies

Writing: Trait, Product, About Reading

Grammar:

Skill & Mechanics

Research & Inquiry

2-2.1

Friends Help Friends

 

How do friends depend on each other?

Fiction/

Fantasy, Poetry

Visualize

 

Key Details

 

Expression

Phoneme: Blending,  Categorization, Segmentation

short a, i

Plural Nouns: -s, -es

actions, afraid, depend, nervously, peered, perfectly, rescue, secret

 

characters, events, evidence

ball, blue, both, even, for, help, put, there, why, yellow

 

awkward, outrageous, panic, relief, squawked

 

hedgehog, prickles

Inflectional Endings

Ideas: Focus on an Event

 

Analyze Key Details


Statements and Questions

Sentence Capitalization/ Punctuation

How do friends support and depend on one another?


2-2.2

Families Around the World

 

How are families around the world the same and different?

Fiction/

Realistic Fiction, Informational Text

Visualize,

 

Character, Setting, Events

 

Expression

Identify and Generate Rhymes;

Phoneme: Isolation, Blending, Segmentation

Short e, o, u

Inflectional Endings: -s, -es

 

aside, culture, fair, invited, language, plead, scurries, share

compare, exclamation, setting

could, find, funny, green, how, little, one, or, see, sounds

colorful, confusing, noticed, overflowing, tasty

musical, triangle

Root Words

Organization: Strong Openings

 

Analyze Story Structure Using Text Evidence

Commands and Exclamations

Sentence Capitalization/ Punctuation

How are celebrations, food, clothing and sports the same and different around the world?

2-2.3

Pets are Our Friends

 

How can a pet be an important friend?

Fiction, Poetry

Ask and Answer Questions

 

Character, Setting, Events: Use Illustrations

 

Intonation

Phoneme Categorization, Substitution,  Blending

2-letter blends (r, s, t, l)

Closed Syllables

decide, different, friendship, glance, proper, relationship, stares, trade

closing, greeting, rhyming

boy, by, girl, he, here, she, small, want, were, what

apologized, gazed, partner, rummaged, scent

goldfish

Sentence Clues

Word Choice: Precise Language

 

Analyze Story Structure

Subjects

Letter Punctuation

What makes an animal a good pet? 


2-2.4

Animals Need Our Care

 

How do we care for animals?

Informational Text/

Nonfiction Narrative

 

Photos, Captions

Ask and Answer Questions

 

Key Details: Use Photos

 

Intonation

Phoneme Segmentation, Categorization, Blending

Short a, long a: a e

Inflectional Endings: -ed, -ing

allowed, care, excited, needs, roam, safe, wandered, wild

categorize, organization, sequence, subject

another, done, into, move, now, show, too, water, year, your

duty, equipment, profession, satisfaction, thorough

conservancy, rhino

Root Words

Organization: Sequence

 

Analyze Key Details

Predicates

Commas in a Sequence

What are the basic needs of animals?


2-2.5

Families Working Together

 

What happens when families work together?

Informational Text

 

Photos, Captions, Chart

Ask and Answer Questions

 

Key Details

 

Phrasing

Phoneme Isolation, Categorization, Blending

short i, long i: i_e

Possessives

checks, choose, chores, cost, customers, jobs, spend, tools

combine, comparison, expand,

all, any, goes, new, number, other, right, says, understands, work

exchange, homework, lucky, members, treasure

Inflectional Endings

Sentence Fluency: Vary Sentence Type

 

Analyze Text Features That Inform and Explain a Topic

Expanding and Combining Sentences

Quotation Marks with Dialogue

Weekly:  What do different people do at work?

 

2.2.6

Unit Level:                 Research Skill: Recall Information                 Unit Project: Self-select and develop from options for unit research projects.

 

Language Arts & Reading

2nd Grade – Reading Wonders, Unit 5                                       Big Idea: LetÕs Make A Difference                       How can people make a difference?                            Quarter 1, 2016-17 Addendum

 

Weekly Concept &

Essential Questions

Genres,

Text Features, Literary Elements

 

Comprehension Skills, Strategies, & Fluency

Phonics: Awareness, Spelling Skill, Structural Analysis

Words: Vocabulary, Academic, High-Frequency, Oral, Domain, & Strategies

Writing:

Trait,

Product,

About Reading

Grammar:

Skill & Mechanics

Research & Inquiry

2-5.1

Being a Good Citizen

 

What do good citizens do?

Realistic Fiction, Informational Text /

Nonfiction Narrative

Summarize

 

Point of View

 

Intonation

Phoneme Reversal; Initial and Final Sound Substitution; Phoneme Blending

Diphthongs ou, ow

Irregular Plurals

champion, determined, issues, promises, responsibility, rights, volunteered, votes

 

quotation marks

 

answer, been, body, build, head, heard, minutes, myself, pretty, pushed

 

calm, concern, exhausted, offered, treat

 

electoral, constituents, candidate

 

Suffixes

Ideas: Descriptive Details

Analyze Point of View

Pronouns

Quotation Marks

How can kids be good citizens at school and in the community?

2-5.2

Cooperation Works!

 

How do people get along?

Summarize, Fiction, Informational Text/

Expository

Reread

 

Point of View

 

Expression

Phoneme Blending; Phoneme Substitution; Phoneme Segmentation; Phoneme Deletion

Diphthongs oy, oi

Consonant + le (el, al) Syllables

amused, cooperate, describe, entertained, imagination, interact, patient, peaceful

 

brought, busy, else, happy, IÕll, laugh, love, maybe, please, several

 

audience, decorate, instructions, pretended, shiver

 

brainstormed

 

Idioms

Sentence Fluency: Vary Sentence Length

Analyze Point of View

Pronouns I and Me, We and Us

Capitalizing the Pronoun I

How do people get along in different settings and situations?

2-5.3

Our Heroes

 

What do heroes do?

Informational Text/

Biography, Fiction/

Legend

 

Bold Print, Subheadings, Timeline

Summarize

 

Connections Within a Text: Sequence

 

Phrasing

Identify Syllables; Phoneme Categorization; Phoneme Blending

Variant Vowels: /Ÿ/ oo, u, u_e, ew, ue, ui;
/ů/ oo, ou, u

Contractions with not

agree, challenging, discover, heroes, interest, perform, study, succeed

 

air, along, always, draw, during, ever, meant, nothing, story, wonÕt

 

competing, inspired, limited, overcome, refused

 

Synonyms

Organization: Sequence

Analyze Sequence

Possessive Pronouns

Capitalization of Proper Nouns

Explore the life of an American hero.

2-5.4

Preserving Our Earth

 

How can we protect the Earth?

Fiction, Informational Text/

Expository

Make, Confirm, Revise Predictions

 

Character, Setting, Plot: Problem and Solution

Intonation

Identify Syllables; Phoneme Deletion; Phoneme Blending; Phoneme Addition

Variant Vowels: /™/ a, aw, au, augh, al, ough

Vowel Team Syllables

curious, distance, Earth resources, enormous, gently, proudly, rarely, supply

cause and effect

city, father, mother, oÕclock, own, questions, read, searching, sure, though

hesitated, memorable, pollution, reasons, suggest

Homophones

Word Choice: Linking Words

 

Analyze Character, Setting, and Plot

Contractions

Contractions/ Possessive Pronouns

How can recycling different items and materials help protect the earth?

2-5.5

Rights and Rules

 

Why are rules important?

Time For Kids

 

Subheadings, Chart

Make Confirm, Revise, Predictions

 

Connections Within a Text: Cause and Effect

Pronunciation

Phoneme Deletion; Phoneme Segmentation; Phoneme Reversal; Phoneme Blending

Short Vowel Digraphs: /e/ ea; /u/ ou; /i/ y

Alphabetical Order (two letters)

exclaimed, finally, form, history, public, rules, united, writers

alphabetical order, symbols

anything, children, everybody, instead, paper, person, voice, whole, woman, words

elected, permission, recycle, services, transportation

Multiple-Meaning Words

Voice: Formal vs. Informal

 

Analyze Cause and Effect

Pronoun-Verb Agreement

Book Titles

Explore the history and significance of an American symbol.

2.5.6

Unit Level:                                                Research Skill: Review Parts of the Library                                                             Unit Project: Self-select and develop from options for unit research projects.