All standards for reading are addressed! The research behind "Interactive Notebooks" supports implementation in the classroom as it is proven that students will refer to the notebook as an anchor. The instructional practice by the teacher to support the promise to cover Common Core standards utilizing this researched based strategy proves fruitful for your students, parents and administrators. The benefits from implementing Interactive Notebooks in your classroom include a place for students to organize standards and the value student ownership of the tool. You, as the teacher, have a way to reach multiple intelligences by implementing a readers notebook in your classroom.
On 9-24-13, Bonus items were added. I also extended on Text Features.
On 1-7-14, Table of Contents with clickable hyperlinks to pictures added.
The tools presented in this notebook cover the following skills.
- RL.2.1 Asking and Answering Questions
- RL.2.2 Genres: Folktales and Fables with morals and lessons. * Retelling stories.
- RL.2.3 Describing characters w/ specifics for feelings and traits. Character change!
- RL.2.4 Words and Phrases: In rhythm, alliteration, rhyme and repetition.
- RL.2.5 Refer to story structure: focus b.m.e. beginning, middle, end
(Focus on Introduction and Conclusion)
- RL.2.6 Point of view and perspective (The View Point)
- RL.2.7 Illustrations: To focus on the characters, setting, and plot.
- RL.2.9 Compare and contrast: Looking at 2 stories by different authors from different cultures.
- RL.2.10 Comprehension tools to record fables, folktales, stories, and poems read in second grade.
- RI.2.1 Ask and Answer Questions: The author, the purpose, the features
- RI.2.2 Main Topic: Identify the main topic of multi paragraph texts as well as the specific focus of specific paragraphs within the text.
- RI.2.3 Focus on types of texts to include historical, scientific and technical
- RI.2.4 Words and phrases to include context clues, dictionary and strategies.
- RI.2.5 Text features to focus on three types of features such as navigators, types of print and visual features.
- RI.2.6 Identify the main purpose of a text and determine what the author wants to answer, explain or describe.
- RI.2.7 Images and Diagrams: can clarify and add meaning to the text.
- RI.2.8 Reasons for the points in the text.
- RI.2.9 Compare and contrast most important points and key details
- RI.2.10 Informational Text comprehension
6 Syllable Types: Anchor (Modeled after the chart in Appendix A of the CCSS)
- RF.2.3a Long and Short Vowel Sort with cards and envelope/ Anchor charts for short and long vowels
- RF.2.3b Vowel Teams: Common Vowel Teams
- RF.2.3c Multisyllable Words Note: Verbiage derived from Appendix A of the CCSS.
- RF.2.3d Prefixes and suffixes
- RF.2.3e Inconsistent but common spelling sound correspondences.
- RF.2.3f Irregular Words/ Irregularly spelled words
- RF.2.4a Purpose and understanding with a focus on text connections
- RF.2.4b Fluency Anchor Chart
- RF.2.4c Confirmation check
Foldables and flap books can serve as standalone curriculum enhancers of common core. Templates are blank making it easy for you to integrate the numerous
flippables in other content areas. :-)
Also included: Tabs, Dividers and Table of Contents for each strand.
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For more on Text Coding, Text Structures, and Close Reading of Informational Texts.
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Click here to see my Monthly Close Reading Units.
"Helping your children become text-dependent!"
Each monthly unit has history, biographies, science topics, holidays, and more!
Designed for Close Reading
: Other uses include homework, social studies, or science.
Text dependent questions are designed for text evidence responses!
Each passage is written at FOUR levels. From first to fifth!
Each passage has five or more activities. Use for guided reading!
Each passage can be used as week-long homework!
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for the January Close Reading Unit. 20 passages: EACH Written at FOUR levels.
for the February Close Reading Unit. 20 passages: EACH Written at FOUR levels.
for the March Close Reading Unit. 20 passages: EACH Written at FOUR levels.
for the April Close Reading Unit. 20 passages: EACH Written at FOUR levels.
for the May Close Reading Unit. 20 passages: EACH Written at FOUR levels.
for the June Close Reading Unit. 20 passages: EACH Written at FOUR levels.
for the August Close Reading Unit. 10 passages: EACH Written at FOUR levels.
for the September Close Reading Unit. 20 passages: EACH Written at FOUR levels.
for the October Close Reading Unit. 20 passages: EACH Written at FOUR levels.
for the November Close Reading Unit. 20 passages: EACH Written at FOUR levels.
for the December Close Reading Unit. 20 passages: EACH Written at FOUR levels.
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