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Journey into reading with this NO PREP packet of literacy printables that can be used in so many ways. You can use it for reading and writing centers during rotations, as formative classroom assessment, enrichment for your gifted students, or even RTI for your students that need a little something extra. These supplemental materials go with the book Helen Keller by Jane Sutcliffe. Journal prompt powerpoints are included. They are full of colorful and eye-catching fonts and pictures to start your day.
Each page is completely common core aligned and lists the standard right at the bottom of the page. “I Can” statements for each standard are also listed on the page to save you time!
Skills Addressed in This Set:
Spelling: Long o (o, oa, ow)
Grammar: Using Proper Noun, Noun Phrases
Vocabulary: Use a Dictionary, Suffix -ly
Phonics: Segment Phonemes, Long o (o, oa, ow)
Writing: Opinion Writing, Persuasive Essay, Purpose, Simple Science Experiment
Reading: Author's Purpose, Summarize, Genre: Biography
Speaking and Listening: Describe Key Ideas
Fluency: Natural Pauses, High-Frequency Words
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Included in this set:
Teach Me (W.2.3, W.2.8, SL.2.5) - Students will write and draw to explain something they needed help to learn and who helped them.
Frustration (W.2.3, W.2.8, SL.2.5) - Students will write and draw to describe a time when they got very frustrated trying to do something.
Terrific Teachers (W.2.3, W.2.8, SL.2.5) - Students will write and draw to describe a teacher that taught them something special.
Beauty (W.2.3, W.2.8, SL.2.5) - Students will write and draw to describe something that they think is beautiful - but can't see or hear.
Helping Others (W.2.3, W.2.8, SL.2.5) - Students will write and draw to tell about something they could to do help someone else today.
Spelling Pretest - Students will use these sheets (printer friendly - 2 to a page) to take a spelling pretest.
I Can Sort My Spelling Words By Vowel Blend (L.2.2d, RF.2.3b) - Students will sort spelling words by long vowel blend (o, oa, ow).
I Can Match Words to Their Guide Words (L.2.2d, RF.2.3b, L.2.2e) - Students will sort spelling words by their dictionary page guide words.
I Can Write Sentences With My Spelling Words (L.2.2d, RF.2.3b, L.2.1f) - Students will use spelling words to write sentences about a labeled picture relating to Helen Keller.
I Can Unscramble My Spelling Words (L.2.2d, RF.2.3fb) - Students will unscramble spelling words.
I Can Find Correctly Spelled Words (L.2.2d, RF.2.3b) - Students will evaluate different spellings of words using o, oa, and ow to find the correct spelling for each word.
Spelling Test - Students will use these sheets (printer friendly - 2 to a page) to test their spelling for the unit.
I Can Capitalize Days of the Week (L.2.2a) - Students will find the days of the week in a sentence and rewrite using correct capitalization.
I Can Capitalize Months and Holidays (L.2.2a) - Students will correctly capitalize months and holiday names.
I Can Capitalize Book Titles (L.2.2a) - Students will rewrite book titles on book covers using correct capitalization.
I Can Choose the Correct Verb (L.2.2a, L.2.2d, RF.2.4) - Students will choose -es or -s to end present tense verbs, then choose between future and present tense verbs to complete a story about Helen Keller.
I Can Capitalize Proper Nouns Correctly (L.2.2a) - Students will choose correctly capitalized proper nouns to complete a maze connecting Annie Sullivan and Helen Keller.
I Can Use -ly Words to Write Sentences (RF.2.3d, L.2.1f, L.2.6) - Students will write sentences using -ly verbs.
I Can Use a Dictionary to Define Words (L.2.2e, SL.2.5, L.2.6) - Students will use a dictionary to find the meaning of vocabulary (including extended vocabulary) words and draw pictures to illustrate.
I Can Use a Dictionary to Write Meaningful Sentences (L.2.1f, L.2.2e, L.2.6) - Students will use a dictionary to look up vocabulary (including extended vocabulary) words and write meaningful sentences about pictures using what they know about meaning.
I Can Illustrate My Vocabulary Words (SL.2.5, RF.2.4, L.2.6) - Students will illustrate vocabulary (including extended vocabulary) words.
I Can Find Guide Words (L.2.2e, L.2.6) - Students will color by the code to find guide words for vocabulary and extended vocabulary words.
I Can Read Long O Words (RF.2.3b, SL.2.5, RF.2.4) - Students will read long O words from the blending lines and illustrate to show they understand meaning.
I Can Sort Long and Short "O" Vowel Sounds in Words (RF.2.3a, RF.2.3b) - Students will color to sort long and short vowel o sounds in words.
I Can Choose Between Vowel Teams to Complete Sentences (RF.2.3a, RF.2.3b, RF.2.4) - Students will choose between long a (ai) and long e (ea) words to complete sentences.
I Can Sort Long O Words (RF.2.3b) - Students will color to sort long o vowel teams (oa, ow, and o).
I Can Use a Dictionary to Check Spelling (L.2.2e, L.2.2d) - Students will use a dictionary to find the correct spelling of long o (oa, ow, and o) words.
I Can Decide the Goal for a Topic Sentence (W.2.1, W.2.5, L.2.1f) - Students will read a topic sentence, then write to tell the goal.
I Can Sort Fact and Opinion (RI.2.8) - Students will cut and paste to sort fact and opinion about Helen Keller.
I Can Make a List of Goals to Choose a Writing Topic (W.2.1, W.2.5, L.2.1f) - Students will answer questions to help them choose a writing topic for the week.
I Can Write Sentences to Support an Opinion (W.2.1, L.2.1f) - Students will write sentences to support a given opinion.
Performance Task Craftivity (W.2.1, W.2.5, RI.2.1): Students will create a sign language hand craft to answer the lesson’s performance task (all information including teaching instructions, craft templates, and example photographs are included – everything you need to do the activity is here!).
I Can Ask Questions Before I Read a Story (RI.2.7, RI.2.1) - Students will ask questions about what they are going to read by previewing the text, then find the answers to their own questions after reading.
I Can Explain the Author's Purpose (RI.2.1, RI.2.2, RI.2.6, L.2.1f) - Students will find the main idea and supporting sentences, then write about the author's purpose. Then students will rate the text by coloring in the number of stars they would award the story.
I Can Summarize What I Read (RI.2.1) - Students will read Helen Keller, then answer questions using the summarizing method.
I Can Summarize Each Part of a Story (RI.2.1, RI.2.2) - Students will summarize the beginning, middle, and end of Helen Keller. Then they will illustrate each part.
I Can Sort Types of Stories (RI.2.6) - Students will read parts from several stories we have read so far this year and determine which book genre they fall into - realistic fiction, informational text, humorous fiction, or biography.
I Can Use Natural Pauses When I Read (RF.2.3f, RF.2.4b) - Students will read sight word sentences orally with a friend, using natural pauses.
I Can Read Sentences Using My Sight Words (RF.2.3f, RF.2.4, SL.2.5) - Students will draw to show they comprehend sight word sentences.
I Can Find Guide Words in the Dictionary (RF.2.3f, L.2.2e) -Students will look up their sight words in the dictionary, then record the guide words from each one's page.
I Can Create Sentences With My Sight Words (RF.2.3e, L.2.1f) - Students will write sentences (command, question, exclamatory, compound) using sight words.
I Can Count Letters and Syllables in My Sight Words (RF2.3f) - Students will sort sight words by word length and number of syllables.
Speaking and Listening Practice:
I Can Conduct a Science Experiment as Research (SL.2.1b, SL.2.1c, SL.2.3, SL.2.6) - Students will conduct a science experiment to temporarily "lose" their sight and make observations, then discuss findings with their peers.
I Can Remember Details From a Picture (SL.2.2) - Students will make observations from a picture, then answer as many questions as they can about it.
I Can Conduct a Science Experiment as Research (SL.2.1b, SL.2.1c, SL.2.3, SL.2.6) - Students will conduct a science experiment to temporarily "lose" their sight and sense of hearing and make observations, then discuss findings with their peers.
I Can Listen For Key Details in a Story (SL.2.2, RI.2.1) - Students will listen to Helen Keller's story, then answer detailed questions about it.
I Can Recall Details About Our Story (SL.2.2, RI.2.1) - Students will listen to Helen Keller's story, then answer detailed questions about it.