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Unit 3:
Live and Learn

2nd Grade Reading

Unit 3: Live and Learn

$160 per month

 1 session per week

 

Teacher

Allison Bruning 

Subjects

Reading

 

Ages

7-8 years old

Grades

2nd

   

Sessions

 

Session 1: The Earth's Forces

LESSON OBJECTIVES: 

Students will read "I Fall Down" by Vickie Cobb and "Move It!" by Wonders Reading Program.

Students will identify the author's purpose of several stories. 

Students will analyze elements in I Fall Down and Move It.  

Students will complete sentences with the correct vocabulary word.

Students will identify words with the long a sound spelled with the letters a, ai, ay, ea, ei, eigh, and ey. 

Students will describe why a text is considered nonfictional.

Students will describe elements of nonfictional text.   

Students will determine the meanings of similes based on textual clues. 

Students will revise a paragraph so it is longer with more details.

Students will analyze a story.

Session 2: Look at the Sky

LESSON OBJECTIVES: 

Students will read "Mr. Putter & Tabby See the Stars" by Cynthia Rylant and "Day to Night" by Wonders Reading Program.

Students will summarize the plot of several stories. 

Students will analyze elements in Mr. Putter & Tabby See the Stars and Day to Night.

Students will complete sentences with the correct vocabulary word.

Students will identify words with the long i sound spelled with the letters i, y, igh, and ie.  

Students will describe sequence of events in a story using first, next, then and last. 

Students will describe why a text is considered fiction.

Students will describe elements of fictional text.   

Students will break apart compound words into their smaller word parts. 

Students will revise a paragraph so it is longer with more details.

Students will analyze a story.

 

Session 3: Ways People Help

LESSON OBJECTIVES: 

Students will read "Biblioburro: A True Story from Colombia" by Jeanette Winter and "The Enormous Turnip" by Wonders Reading Program

Students will identify the author's purpose of several stories. 

Students will analyze elements in Biblioburro: A True Story for Colombia and The Enormous Turnip. 

Students will complete sentences with the correct vocabulary word.

Students will identify words with the long o sound spelled with the letters o, oa, ow, and oe.  

Students will analyze a nonfictional text. 

Students will describe why a text is considered narrative nonfiction. 

Students will describe elements of narrative nonfiction.

Students will identify synonyms within several sentences.   

Students will revise a paragraph so it is longer with more details. 

Students will analyze a paragraph. 

Session 4: Weather Alert!

LESSON OBJECTIVES: 

Students will read "Wild Weather" by Seymour Simon and "Can You Predict the Weather" by Wonders Reading Program.

Students will identify the main topic and supporting details of several stories.

Students will analyze elements in Wild Weather and From Can You Predict the Weather.

Students will complete sentences with the correct vocabulary word.

Students will identify words with the long e sound spelled with the letters e, ee, ea, ie, y, ey, and e_e.  

Students will identify why a text is considered expository text.

Students will describe elements of expository text.

Students will identify antonyms within several sentences. 

Students will revise a paragraph so it is longer with more details. 

Students will analyze a paragraph. 

Session 5: Time For Kids

LESSON OBJECTIVES: 

Students will read "Many Ways to Enjoy Music" and "A Musical Museum" by Time For Kids.

Students will analyze important elements in nonfictional texts. 

Students will complete sentences with the correct vocabulary word.

Students will identify words with the long u sound spelled with the letters u_e, ew, ue, and u. 

Students will identify the main topic and supporting details of nonfictional texts.

Students will identify why a text is considered expository text.

Students will describe elements of expository text.

Students will identify the new meaning of a word when the prefixes re-, un- and dis- are added to a word. 

Students will revise a paragraph so it is longer with more details.

Students will analyze a paragraph. 

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