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Unit 6:
How on Earth?

2nd Grade Reading

Unit 6: How on Earth?

$160 per month

 1 session per week

 

Teacher

Allison Bruning 

Subjects

Reading

 

Ages

7-8 years old

Grades

2nd

   

Sessions

 

Session 1: Plant Myths and Facts

LESSON OBJECTIVES: 

Students will read "The Golden Flower: A Taino Myth from Puerto Rico" by Nina Jaffe and "A Pumpkin Plant" by Wonders Reading Program.

Students will summarize the clues and theme from several stories. 

Students will analyze elements in myths and nonfictional text.  

Students will complete sentences with the correct vocabulary word.

Students will identify open and closed syllables in different words. 

Students will describe the meaning of different compound words.

Students will describe why a text is considered myth.

Students will describe elements of a myth.   

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

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

Students will analyze a story.

Session 2: We Need Energy

LESSON OBJECTIVES: 

Students will read "My Light" by Molly Bang and "The Power of Water" by Wonders Reading Program.

Students will summarize the clues and author's purpose in several stories. 

Students will analyze elements in several stories.  

Students will complete sentences with the correct vocabulary word.

Students will identify words that have a vowel consonant pattern.

Students will identify the prefix or suffix in a given word. 

Students will describe why a text is considered an expository text.

Students will describe elements of an expository text.

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

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

Students will analyze a story.

 

Session 3: Team Up to Explore

LESSON OBJECTIVES: 

Students will read "Astronaut Handbook" by Megan McCarthy and "Teamwork to the Top" by Wonders Reading Program

Students will summarize the details and main ideas in fiction and nonfictional texts. 

Students will analyze elements in fiction and nonfictional texts. 

Students will complete sentences with the correct vocabulary word.

Students will identify words with the last syllable sound of -l when the last syllable is spelled -le, -el, or -al.

Students will combine two words with an apostrophe in order to create a contraction.

Students will identify a possessive noun within a sentence. 

Students will describe why a text is considered an expository text.

Students will describe elements of an expository text.

Students will identify root words within unfamiliar words.

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

Students will analyze a paragraph. 

Session 4: Money Matters

LESSON OBJECTIVES: 

Students will read "Money Madness" by David A. Adler and "King Midas and the Golden Touch" by Wonders Reading Program.

Students will identify the problem, steps to solution and solution of fiction and nonfictional texts.

Students will analyze elements in fiction and nonfiction texts.

Students will complete sentences with the correct vocabulary word.

Students will identify words with the same vowel teams spelled ai, ay, oa, ow, oi, oy, oo and ew.

Students will change the meaning of word by writing the words with -er and -est endings. 

Students will describe why a text is considered an expository text.

Students will describe elements of an expository text.

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

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

Students will analyze a paragraph. 

Session 5: The World of Ideas

LESSON OBJECTIVES: 

Students will read "Books to the Ceiling" by Arnold Lobel and "Clay Play" by Kristine O'Connell George.

Students will analyze poems. 

Students will identify characters, clues and point of views within poems.

Students will complete sentences with the correct vocabulary word.

Students will identify words with r-controlled syllables.

Students will describe why a text is a poem. 

Students will identify the meaning of metaphors in sentences.

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

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