Due to popular demand, we now have our first Second Grade Reading Units of Study Mega Bundle!! Included in this bundle are all of our 2nd grade reading units of study: Units 1 through 6. Each unit pack will save you tons of time preparing lessons, handouts, and classroom activities! Our lessons are aligned with Common Core State Standards for second grade.
Each unit pack includes the following components:
1. Letter to parents and caregivers to introduce the unit
2. Background information for how to run Reader's Workshops
3. Monthly overview of the unit
4. Introductory letters previewing each week to help you prepare and to let you know which Common Core State Standards you will be targeting each week
5. 20 detailed, scripted daily lesson plans, with all of the components of each mini-lesson provided
6. Large, colorful classroom anchor charts
7. Small printable anchor chart handouts for students
8. Suggested mentor texts to accompany reading mini-lessons
9. Bookmarks and other handouts for students
10. Reading log templates
11. Conferencing sheets
12. Rubric to complete the unit
13. Final project
Here are details on each of the four Reading Workshop Units of Study included in this mega bundle:
Unit 1: Constructing Our Reading Lives
Unsure of how to launch a Reader's Workshop in your classroom? This 2nd grade reading unit of study, "Constructing Our Reading Lives: Reader's Workshop Unit 1," is a great way to help you start the Reader's Workshop! In this unit, you will be guided through the entire process with all the materials you will need for the Reader's Workshop in your classroom. For classes that already have implemented Reader's Workshops, but are preparing for new classes this year, this pack will save you tons of time preparing lessons, handouts, and classroom activities. These lessons are aligned with Common Core State Standards for second grade. With this unit pack, launching Reader's Workshop will be easy and organized for you and your students!
Unit 2: Flexing Our Reading Muscles
Ready to show your students how to strengthen those reading muscles? This 2nd grade reading unit of study, "Flexing Our Reading Muscles: Reader's Workshop, Unit 2," will help you do just that! Your readers will learn all about how to monitor their own reading comprehension and how to problem-solve when meaning breaks down. They will learn tons of strategies for figuring out tricky words, improving fluency, and building their vocabulary. This bundle includes all the materials you will need for the Reader's Workshop in your classroom.
Unit 3: Investigating Characters
Are your students ready to dive into the minds of the characters they are reading about? This 2nd grade reading unit of study, "Investigating The Minds Of Characters: Reader's Workshop, Unit 3," will help you teach your students to do just that! Your readers will learn all about how to make and revise predictions, walk in the shoes of characters while making meaningful connections (text-to-self, text-to-text, and text-to-world connections), and how to decipher what information is relevant and important with regards to characters. They will learn tons of strategies for digging deeper into the minds of characters!
Unit 4: Navigating Through Nonfiction
Excited to get your kids hooked on nonfiction texts? This 2nd grade reading unit of study, "Navigating Through Nonfiction: Reader's Workshop, Unit 4," will help you do just that! Your readers will learn all about how to approach nonfiction texts, identify and utilize text features, figure out tricky words in nonfiction reading, collaborate with peers in nonfiction reading clubs, and much more! They will learn tons of strategies for navigating through nonfiction!
Unit 5: Revving Up For Series Reading
Looking to improve your students' stamina while getting them hooked on amazing book series? This 2nd grade reading unit of study, "Revving Up For Series Reading: Reader's Workshop, Unit 5," will help you do just that! Your readers will learn all about how to identify patterns in book series, compare and contrast both within a series and across series, make predictions and prepare for the unexpected, determine the main idea and author's purpose, connect reading concepts to the real world, follow interesting topics from series books into cross-genre reading materials, and more!
Unit 6: Diving Deeper Into Nonfiction
Ready for your students to dive deeper into nonfiction with the support of reading clubs? This 2nd grade reading unit of study, "Diving Deeper Into Nonfiction: Reader's Workshop, Unit 6," will help you do just that! Your readers will learn all about how to determine the main idea, visualize, determine importance, ask and answer questions, connect reading concepts to the real world, and work collaboratively with topic-based reading clubs!
*These units of study are also available individually by clicking the links above. Please let us know if you have any questions or comments!
Want some more great Reading Units of Study?
Here are our units of study focused on amazing authors and texts:
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Here are our units of study focused on Targeted Reading Skills:
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