A UNIT ABOUT THE BOOK: Happy Haunting, Amelia Bedelia by Herman Parish, pictures by Lynn Sweat
Book Information according to Scholastic.com:
Recommended for grades 3-5
Grade equivalent 2.7
Guided Reading: N
Common Core Standards for Second Grade:
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY. RL.2.1 Ask and answer such questions as who, what, where, when, why, and how to demonstrate understanding of key details in a text.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY. RL.2.5 Describe the overall structure of a story, including describing how the beginning introduces the story and the ending concludes the action.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY. L.2.4 Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases based on grade 2 reading and content, choosing flexibly from an array of strategies.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY. W.2.2 Write informative/explanatory texts in which they introduce a topic, use facts and definitions to develop points, and provide a concluding statement or section.
Vocabulary list & Vocabulary Worksheets: L.2.4
Vocabulary Cards with words, words and pictures, words and definition-- Use on word wall, to make a matching game, Match definitions to pictures or write in definition with students, etc.
Writing a recipe W.2.2
Beginning, Middle, End RL.2.5
“Carve” a Pumpkin --just for fun!