India | Unit of Study | Social Studies | School At Home

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2nd - 3rd, Homeschool
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India -unit of study-Read & Learn...Think & Write - School at Home - Distance Learning - Reading Text Passages and writing prompts about India. There are many pages and topics in the unit of study for India. Students will learn to research and find resources to write a short report on India. Many short text passages are included in this unit to get the researcher started. Easy to send home for school at home , home assignments and distance learning. The content is divided into 3 weeks with easy pdf files to send to your students. Also included are teacher directions and tips. A great unit for your Social Studies files. This resource may also be used as an independent work packet.

These text passages for India are on the following topics:

  1. music - musical instruments
  2. food
  3. learn about yoga and practice some easy poses
  4. monuments of India
  5. maps - geography
  6. the Himalayas
  7. Gandhi
  8. children of India
  9. animals of India
  10. sacred cow
  11. save the tiger
  12. write what you know
  13. facts about India
  14. games in India

There are 40 total pages in this teaching resource for India. It is divided into 3 weeks. Includes information on prewriting, taking notes, and writing a short report.

These text passages are for students who are:

  • Second graders who are ready to learn to write informational reports
  • Third graders who are ready to practice writing reports
  • English language learners who need practice with reading fluency, comprehension and learning new vocabulary

What reading practices and literacy lessons are supported by this teaching resource?

  • interesting reading about a worldly topic
  • opportunity to read for fluency
  • ask and answer questions about the topic
  • checking text for evidence
  • learning fun facts about India
  • learning new words
  • learning to use the dictionary/thesaurus
  • finding resources for research
  • writing sentences
  • illustrating sentences
  • thinking about my reading and reporting
  • looking for details
  • wondering about more questions
  • allowing opportunities for self-directed learners

How can I use this teaching resource in my classroom?

  • Distance Learning
  • School At Home - Assignments
  • Independent Reading Assignments
  • Small Group [and entire class] Reading-Writing
  • Reading Fluency Practice
  • Checking Text for Evidence Practice
  • Fast Finishers
  • Extra Reading Assignments for Social Studies
  • Homework
  • Independent Work Packet
  • Substitute Teacher [if needed more work]

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