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Unit 4:
Our Life/
Our World

2nd Grade Reading

Unit 4: Our Life/Our World

$160 per month

 1 session per week

 

Teacher

Allison Bruning 

Subjects

Reading

 

Ages

7-8 years old

Grades

2nd

   

Sessions

 

Session 1: Different Places

LESSON OBJECTIVES: 

Students will read "Rain Forests" by Nancy Smiler Levinson and "African Savannas" by Wonders Reading Program.

Students will compare and contrast elements in Rain Forests. 

Students will analyze elements in several stories.  

Students will complete sentences with the correct vocabulary word.

Students will identify words where one of the letter sounds is quiet. 

Students will describe why a text is considered expository text.

Students will describe elements of expository text.   

Students will identify the two words of a compound word and the meaning of the compound word.

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

Students will analyze a story.

Session 2: Earth Changes

LESSON OBJECTIVES: 

Students will read "Volcanoes" by Sandra Markle and "To the Rescue" by Wonders Reading Program.

Students will describe cause and effect in nonfictional text. 

Students will analyze elements in nonfictional text.

Students will model how magma words

Students will complete sentences with the correct vocabulary word.

Students will identify words with the sound of er spelled with er, ir, ur and or. 

Students will describe elements of expository text.   

Students will identify the two words of a compound word and the meaning of the compound word.

Students will use context clues to determine the meaning of word within a sentence. 

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

Students will analyze a story.

 

Session 3: Our Culture Makes Us Special

LESSON OBJECTIVES: 

Students will read "Dear Primo" by Duncan Tonatiuh and "Games Around the World" by Wonders Reading Program

Students will summarize what happens in several stories. 

Students will analyze elements in fiction and nonfictional text. 

Students will complete sentences with the correct vocabulary word.

Students will identify words with the sound of or spelled with or, ore, and oar.

Students will identify words with the sound of ar such as the word arm. 

Students will analyze a nonfictional text. 

Students will describe why a text is considered realistic fiction. 

Students will describe elements of realistic fiction.

Students will identify and analyze the meaning of a simile within a sentence.   

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

Students will analyze a paragraph. 

Session 4: Folktales About Nature

LESSON OBJECTIVES: 

Students will read "How the Beetle Got Her Colors" by Joseph Bruchac and "How the Finch Got It's Colors" by Wonders Reading Program.

Students will identify clues and themes of several stories.

Students will analyze elements in folktales and dramas.

Students will complete sentences with the correct vocabulary word.

Students will identify words with the sound of ear spelled with eer, ere and ear.

Students will identify why a text is considered a drama.

Students will identify root words within several sentences. 

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

Students will analyze a paragraph. 

Session 5: Poems About Nature

LESSON OBJECTIVES: 

Students will read "April Rain Song" by Langston Hughes and "Helicopters" by Sylvia Cassedy.

Students will identify clues and themes of several poems.

Students will analyze important elements in poetry. 

Students will complete sentences with the correct vocabulary word.

Students will identify words with the sound of air spelled with are, air, ear and ere.

Students will identify why a text is considered poetry.

Students will identify and analyze the meaning of a simile within a sentence.   

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

Students will analyze a paragraph. 

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