** THIS RESOURCE IS PART OF THE 2ND GRADE HOUGHTON MIFFLIN READING SERIES - THEME 5: FAMILY TIME***
Trying to figure out how to aligned your old Houghton Mifflin curriculum to the Common Core Standards? Then this is resource is PERFECT for YOU!
I created this resource out of my own need to fulfill the Common Core Standards. This unit is PACKED with many fun activities, graphic organizers, games, Daily Literacy activities, and blackline masters. Every worksheet has the Common Core standard listed in the top right hand corner.
One of my favorite things about this resource is the common core assessment of the skills taught within that story. It has open ended comprehension questions with the last question always connecting text to self, text to world, or text to text.
Please download the preview for an overview of the unit and full page previews.
Only Emily (Read Aloud)
Brothers and Sisters
- Focus wall Labels
- Vocabulary Word and Picture Cards
- Story High Frequency Word (HFW) Cards
- Spelling List CCSS RS 2.3
- Read Aloud Comprehension Skill Graphic Organizer
- Story Comprehension Skill Graphic Organizer
- Word Search CCSS RS2.3
- Vocabulary Review CCSS L2.4
- Draw and Write CCSS RI2.4
- Vocabulary Match Up Game CCSS RI2.4
- Unscramble the Ramble CCSS L2.4
- Skip and Scan CCSS RL2.5 (Differentiated)
- Phonics Skills Graphic Organizer CCSS RF2.3
- Grammar and Word Skills (see each story for details)
- Making Connections: Connecting Text to Text(T-T),
Text to World(T-W), and Text to Self(T-S) CCSS RI2.3
- Vocabulary ABC CCSS L2.4
- Scramble, Sequence, and Summarize CCSS L2.1,
RL2.5, RL2.7 (Differentiated)
- Writing Activity CCSS W2.8
- Somebody, Wanted, But, So Summary CCSS RL2.5
- Common Core Aligned Skills and Comprehension
Assessment with Text Dependent and DOK Questions
- Making Generalizations Thinking Map Activity CCSS RL2.3
- Describing our Character: Text Dependent Words CCSS RL2.3, 2.6
- Evaluation Poster CCSS W2.1
- The Way I See It: Using Multiple Perspectives Depth and Complexity CCSS RL2.6
- A Time For Everything: Creating a Timeline CCSS RI2.5
- Verb Tree Map CCSS LS2.1
- Writing Activity: Brother/Sister For Rent!
I hope that this resource will make your school year so much easier the way it has for my colleagues and me.
** This resource is in no way affiliated or endorsed by The Daily 5 and/or the 2 Sisters. Activities in this unit are suggested activities that can be used as part of The Daily 5 program. Purchasing The Daily 5 book is suggested.
Need other stories in this theme?
Theme 5: Carousel
Theme 5: Jalapeno Bagel
Theme 5: Thunder Cake
Need other 2nd grade themes?
Theme 1: Silly Stories
Theme 2: Nature Walk
Theme 3: Around Town
Theme 4: Amazing Animals
Theme 5: Family Time
Theme 6: Talent Show
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Theme 5: Family Time
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