If you are transitioning to the Common Core Standards, this resource will be a great help. It contains quick informational text passages that can be completed in just 5 minutes a day. They are excellent as morning activities during daily attendance. Or, use them as daily Common Core homework.
This week teaches about schools long ago.
The standards covered this week include:
RI.2.2 Main Idea
RI.2.8 Reasons and Facts
Click Here To Access Grade 2 Daily Common Core Practice Week 18