This 30 page file contains a three week unit-of-study designed for reading workshop. I have included a daily narrative which includes your mini lesson, student work, (lots of extras with this), and share time instructions. You will be teaching a layered series of strategies that will help your second graders have a better understanding when tackling math story problems and math problem instructions. I have also included a very specific anchor chart diagram that you will use throughout this unit. I designed this unit last winter in answer to the fact that second graders do not always want to take the time to 'read closely' when confronted with story problems during math. . I have included charts, photos, student work,and my own work examples, I was in the midst of this unit while hosting a group of teachers in a collaborative learning lab this past winter. My students gained so much and now have so much more confidence during math. I have added some new lessons since then as well because I plan on using this unit this year. If you teach utilizing a reading workshop format, you will be able to 'plug' this unit in any time it feels right. Enjoy!