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This NO PREP packet of literacy printables 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. It can be used with Journeys second grade curriculum or as a stand alone unit with the book Yeh-Shen by Gina Sabella. 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: Words with ow, ou
Grammar: Possessive Nouns, Verb Tenses
Vocabulary: Part of Speech, Classify/Categorize
Phonics: Blend Phonemes, Vowel Diphthongs ow, ou
Writing: Opinion Writing, Response Paragraph, Evidence
Reading: Sequence of Events, Analyze/Evaluate, Compare and Contrast
Speaking and Listening: Ask and Answer Questions About What a Speaker Says, Comparing Versions of a Story
Fluency: Phrasing: Natural Pauses, High-Frequency Words
Journal Entry Pages:
Brothers and Sisters (W.2.2, W.2.8, SL.2.5) - Students will write and draw to describe their siblings. If they have none, they will decide if they would like to or not and why.
Unfair (W.2.2, W.2.8, SL.2.5) - Students will describe a time that they were treated unfairly and draw to to illustrate.
Fairy Godmother (W.2.3, W.2.8, SL.2.5) - Students will write and draw to show what they would ask their fairy godmother for if they had one.
Hug It Out (W.2.2, W.2.8, SL.2.5) - Students will write a letter to a friend whose feelings they hurt and draw to show a picture of them making up.
Broken (W.2.2, W.2.8, SL.2.5) - Students will write and draw to describe a time when someone broke something that was special to them.
Spelling Pretest: Students will use these sheets (printer friendly – 2 to a page) to take a spelling pretest.
I Can Sort My Words By /ow/ Spelling (L.2.2d, RF.2.3b) - Students will sort spelling words by ou or ow spelling.
I Can Read My Words (L.2.2d, RF.2.3b, RF.2.4) - Students will solve a crossword puzzle using spelling words by reading each word and matching it to its picture.
I Can Count Letters in My Spelling Words (L.2.2d, RF.2.3b) - Students will count how many letters in each word.
I Can Rainbow Write My Spelling Words (L.2.2d, RF.2.3b) - Students will rainbow write each spelling word.
I Can Find Correctly Spelled Words (L.2.2d, RF.2.3b) - Students will find each correctly spelled word, then practice writing it correctly on the line.
Spelling Test – Students will use these sheets (printer friendly – 2 to a page) to test their spelling for the unit.
I Can Find Possessive Nouns (L.2.2c) - Students will find possessive nouns in each sentence, then write to illustrate each sentence.
I Can Find Possessive Nouns That Name More Than One (L.2.2c) - Students will find possessive nouns that name more than one.
I Can Use Apostrophes In Possessive Nouns (L.2.2c) - Students will determine if apostrophes are correctly used in each possessive noun sentence.
I Can Choose the Correct Irregular Verb (L.2.2c) - Students will read each sentence and decide if the irregular verb was used correctly (have, does, had, did, have).
I Can Write Sentences With Possessive Nouns (L.2.2c, L.2.1f) - Students will write a sentence about a picture using irregular verbs (have, does, did, has, do, had).
I Can Define and Illustrate Words (L.2.2e, L.2.1f, SL.2.5, L.2.6) - Students will write each vocabulary word, define it, illustrate it, and write a sentence with it.
I Can Find the Part of Speech (L.2.1, L.2.6) - Students will read each sentence and choose the part of speech for each vocabulary word (including extended vocabulary).
I Can Classify Sentences (L.2.1f, L.2.6) - Students will cut and paste to sort sentence types containing vocabulary words.
I Can Answer Questions With My Vocabulary Words (L.2.1f, L.2.6, W.2.8) - Students will answer questions with their vocabulary and extended vocabulary words.
I Can Categorize Story Sentences (L.2.6, W.2.8) - Students will categorize sentences containing vocabulary words as fiction or nonfiction.
I Can Put Sounds in Order to Make Words (RF.2.3, RF.2.3b) - Students will put sounds in order to spell each /ow/ word.
I Can Find the /ow/ Sound (RF.2.3, RF.2.3b) - Students will determine if the /ow/ sound in each word is at the beginning, middle, or end of each /ow/ word.
I Can Find Rhyming Words (RF.2.3, RF.2.3b) - Students will find rhyming words for each word.
I Can Read and Draw /ow/ Words (RF.2.3, RF.2.3b, SL.2.5) - Students will draw to illustrate each /ow/ word.
I Can Create the Correct /ow/ Spelling (RF.2.3, RF.2.3b) - Students will finish each /ow/ word with ow or ou.
I Can Classify Statements as Fact or Opinion (W.2.1) - Students will read each sentence about Yeh-Shen and decide if it is fact or opinion.
I Can Find Details That Don't Belong (W.2.1) - Students will read each sentence and find detail sentences that do and don't belong.
I Can Write About Pictures in a Story (RL.2.7, W.2.1) - Students will turn to each given page number and write observations about the pictures shown.
I Can Write With Feeling (W.2.2) - Students will answer questions with feeling.
Performance Task Craftivity (W.2.1, RL.2.1, RL.2.3, L.2.1f, W.2.5): Students will create a fish foldable 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 Put a Story's Events in Order (RL.2.5) - Students will cut and paste to put the story of Yeh-Shen in order.
I Can Compare the Beginning and the End of a Story (RL.2.1, RL.2.3, RL.2.7) - Students will draw to compare Yeh-Shen's home at the beginning of the story to Yeh-Shen's home at the end of the story.
I Can Put a Story in Order to Tell What Happened (RL.2.5, SL.2.5) - Students will write to put the story of Cinderella in order and illustrate it.
I Can Compare and Contrast Characters From Two Stories (RL.2.1, RL.2.3, RL.2.5, RL.2.6, RL.2.7) - Students will compare and contrast the main characters from Cinderella and Yeh-Shen.
I Can Compare and Contrast Texts (RL.2.1, RL.2.5) - Students will answer questions to compare two texts: Yeh-Shen and Cinderella.
I Can Use Punctuation to Group Words Together in Silly Sentences (RF.2.3e, RF.2.4) - Students will read silly sentences containing sight words to a friend, using punctuation to group words together while they read.
I Can Find My Sight Words in a Word Search (RF.2.3e) - Students will find sight words in a word search.
I Can Read My Sight Words to a Friend (RF.2.3e, RF.2.4b) - Students will practice reading each sight word to a friend.
I Can Use My Sight Words in a Sentence (RF.2.3e, RF.2.4) - Students will complete each sentence with their sight words.
I Can Count Letters and Syllables in My Sight Words (RF.2.3e) - Students will sort their sight words by number of letters and syllables.
Speaking and Listening Practice:
I Can Answer Questions About a Story (SL.2.2, SL.2.3, L.2.1f, RL.2.1) - Students will answer questions about Yeh-Shen.
I Can Have a Friendly Conversation (SL.2.1, SL.2.1a, L.2.6) - Students will answer questions with vocabulary words with a friend.
I Can Create Details For a Main Idea (SL.2.2) - Students will create detail sentences to support a main idea that fairy tales can teach us something.
I Can Answer Questions About a Story (SL.2.2, SL.2.3, L.2.1f, RL.2.1) - Students will answer questions about Cinderella.
I Can Compare Different Versions of a Story (SL.2.1, RL.2.1, RL.2.3, RL.2.5, RL.2.6, RL.2.7) - Students will discuss differences in this week's stories by answering questions with a friend.