August DIGITAL Lets Get Reading 2nd Grade Reading Activities and Videos

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  1. Engaging, NO PREP, DIGITAL teacher lesson plans for an ENTIRE YEAR of reading! Students will LOVE this engaging Let’s Get Reading Common Core aligned reading unit. DAILY lesson videos, anchor charts, activities, and assessments are included for phonics, grammar, vocabulary and reading comprehension.
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Engaging, NO PREP, DIGITAL teacher lesson plans for an ENTIRE MONTH of reading! Students will LOVE this engaging Let’s Get Reading Common Core aligned reading unit. DAILY lesson videos, anchor charts, activities, and assessments are included for phonics, grammar, vocabulary and comprehension. This LIFESAVING unit is amazing for busy teachers, hybrid teachers, virtual teachers, homeschool parents or homeschool teachers, guest teachers and long-term substitutes.

In August, we will cover the basics: answering the 5W’s in fiction texts. We will use back to school favorites, but we also include a blank template so that you can substitute ANY book you already have in your library.

TRY THE FIRST WEEK (PDF) FOR FREE! Try the DIGITAL week free by signing up for my email list.

Recommended Books for August:

  • My Mouth is a Volcano
  • Be Big
  • Enemy Pie
  • Ruby the Copycat
  • We Don’t Eat Our Classmates
  • Do Unto Otters
  • The Sandwich Swap
  • The Recess Queen

What’s Included With This Resource:


  • Digital Download Page (for 4 weekly slide lessons, 8 weekly assessments)
  • 205 Page PDF Version

Google Drive Links:

  • 4 Weekly Slides (with teaching videos already embedded)
  • 4 Weekly Phonics Assessments (Google Form Link)
  • 4 Weekly Skills Assessments (Google Form Link)

Teacher Resources:

  • Year at a Glance
  • Month at a Glance
  • Daily Time Table
  • Week at a Glance (4 weeks)
  • Daily Phonics/Grammar Mini Lesson (16 pages)

Anchor Charts:

  • 4 Weekly Phonics Skills (short vowels, long a, long e, long i)
  • 4 Weekly Grammar Skills (nouns, pronouns, plural nouns, collective nouns)
  • Comprehension Anchor Chart (5W’s)
  • 3 Vocabulary Word Cards Per Week (12 words total)
  • Weekly Targets & Headers for Bulletin Boards

Teaching Videos Included Each Week:

  • Weekly Phonics Overview
  • 4 Daily Phonics Videos
  • Weekly Comprehension Overview
  • Weekly Vocabulary Overview
  • Weekly Grammar Overview
  • 4 Daily Grammar Videos
  • HOW TO Video Explaining How to Use the Slide Deck

12 Videos Per Week x 4 Weeks = 48 Included Videos

Weekly Materials - EVERY Week Includes:

  • Spelling Word Poster
  • Spelling Word Lists (to go home)
  • 4 Spelling Worksheets
  • 4 Spelling Games for Centers or Guided Reading
  • 4 Independent Grammar Activities
  • Daily Vocabulary Practice (definitions, pictures, sentences and multiple choice)
  • 2 Comprehension Sheets Per Week
  • Weekly Phonics Test
  • Weekly Skills Test (comprehension, grammar, vocabulary)
  • Friday Choice Board
  • Answer Keys


  • Blank Vocabulary Template
  • Blank Comprehension Template (to use with any book)
  • Blank Friday Choice Board (customize your own activities)
  • Blank Learning Target Posters

Please note, these are BLANK and not EDITABLE documents. Due to the size of this resource, editable PowerPoints are not included.

Teachers love how low prep and comprehensive this resource is. This resource was designed for second grade students, but could be differentiated to work for other grades. It covers everything you need to teach whole group reading to second graders for a month, as well as independent work that could be used for guided reading if needed.

Looking for a cost saving option? SAVE $5 with the August Let’s Get Reading PDF Lesson Bundle. Everything you need to teach in person, without Google Classroom components.

Please check out the FREE August Week One to see what is included for EVERY week. There will four weeks worth of plans every month. Sign up for my email list to receive the first week of digital plans for FREE.

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These units cover every single common core reading standard.

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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Ask and answer such questions as who, what, where, when, why, and how to demonstrate understanding of key details in a text.
Know and apply grade-level phonics and word analysis skills in decoding words.
Distinguish long and short vowels when reading regularly spelled one-syllable words.
Know spelling-sound correspondences for additional common vowel teams.
Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking.


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