You can find the Unit One Bundle here: https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Journeys-Second-Grade-Unit-1-NO-PREP-Printable-BUNDLE-Lessons-1-5-3319847
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 Henry and Mudge by Cynthia Rylant. 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!
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Skills Addressed in This Set:
Spelling: Short Vowels a and i
Grammar: Subject and Predicate
Vocabulary: Alphabetical Order, Vocabulary Acquisition, Using a Dictionary
Phonics: Short Vowels a and i, CVC Syllable Pattern, Identifying Phonemes, Syllables in Spoken Words
Writing: Narrative Writing, Elaboration
Reading: Sequence of Events, Inferences and Predictions, Author's Word Choice
Speaking and Listening: Recount Key Details, Having a Conversation
Fluency: Word Recognition, High Frequency Words
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Included in this set:
Journal Entry Pages:
My Family (SL.2.5, W.2.3) - Students will draw and label their family members including pets.
My Wild Pet (SL.2.5, W.2.3) - Students will write about a wild pet they would like to have at their house and draw a picture.
My Pet is Lost (SL.2.5, W.2.3) - Students will explain what to do when a pet goes missing and how they would feel, then draw a missing pet poster.
Taking Care of Fifi (W.2.3) - Students will write instructions for taking care of their pet while they are out of town.
My Perfect Pet (SL.2.5, W.2.3) - Students will draw and write about their idea of the perfect pet.
Spelling Pretest - Students will use these sheets (printer friendly - 2 to a page) to take a spelling pretest.
I Can Find Words With the Same First Sound (L.2.2d) - Students will find words with the same first sound as their spelling word, then draw to show what each word means.
I Can Sort Words By Vowel Sound (L.2.2d) - Students will sort spelling words by short i or short a sound.
I Can Make Inferences About My Spelling Words (L.2.2d) - Students will make inferences about pictures to match them to spelling words.
I Can Put Words in Alphabetical Order (L.2.2d) - Students will put their spelling words in alphabetical order.
I Can Write Sentences With My Spelling Words (L.2.2d) - Students will write sentences using their spelling words and given pictures.
Spelling Test - Students will use these sheets (printer friendly - 2 to a page) to test their spelling for the unit.
I Can Make Silly Sentences With Subjects and Predicates (L.2.1f) - Students will use given subjects and predicates to make silly sentences about Henry and Mudge, then draw what the sentence means.
I Can Find Subject and Predicate in My Sentences (L.2.1f) - Students will use their spelling words to make true sentences about their own lives, then underline subject and predicate.
I Can Unscramble Sentences and Find Subject and Predicate (L.2.1f) - Students will unscramble sentences about Henry and Mudge, then find the subject and predicate.
I Can Create a Subject to Complete a Sentence (L.2.1f) - Students will choose between three different subjects to complete various sentences about Henry and Mudge.
I Can Combine Sentences Using Subjects and Predicates (L.2.1f) - Students will use what they know about subjects and predicates to combine sentences.
I Can Put Words in Alphabetical Order (L.2.2e) - Students will put spelling words in alphabetical order by putting each under the letter it starts with.
I Can Put Words in Alphabetical Order (L.2.2e) - Students will put sets of vocabulary words in alphabetical order.
I Can Put Words in Alphabetical Order (L.2.2e) - Students will put all of their spelling words in alphabetical order by listing them in order.
I Can Put Words in Alphabetical Order (L.2.2e) - Students will put groups of sight words in order.
I Can Use a Dictionary to Define Words (L.2.2e) - Students will define vocabulary words using a dictionary or glossary, then draw a picture to show what it means.
I Can Read and Label Pictures (RF.2.3a) - Students will read words from the Journeys phonics lists and match them to pictures.
I Can Count Syllables in Words I Read Out Loud (RF.2.3a) - Students will read words from the Journeys phonics list and count how many syllables in each word.
I Can Read Words With a CVC Syllable Pattern (RF.2.3a) - Students will read CVC syllable pattern words from the Journeys phonics list to a partner, then draw pictures to show what they mean.
I Can Find Words With the Same Middle Sound (RF.2.3a) - Students will read CVC words and color to show if they have short a or short i medial sounds.
I Can Identify the Middle Sounds in Words (RF.2.3a) - Students will fill in the blank to show the middle sound in CVC words with short a and short i sounds.
I Can My Senses to Add Details to Sentences (W.2.3) - Students will write to describe given pets using four of their senses.
I Can Add to My Sentences to Make Them Better (W.2.3) - Students will choose between sets of words to determine which one gives more specific details about Henry and Mudge.
I Can Add Details to Make Better Sentences (W.2.3) - Students will write to elaborate in given sentences about Henry and Mudge.
I Can Write Sentences That Tell a True Story (W.2.3) - Students will answer questions about the story relating to their own life.
I Can Predict What Will Happen Next (W.2.3) - Students will write to predict what will happen after the end of the story.
Performance Task Craftivity (W.2.3) - Students will create a puppy craftivity to answer the lesson's performance task question. (Construction paper, scissors, and glue needed for this assignment)
I Can Make Inferences About What I Read (RL.2.7) - Students will read questions and make inferences about what they read in Henry and Mudge.
I Can Use the Author's Words to Make Inferences (RL.2.7) - Students will make inferences about Henry and Mudge.
I Can Put a Story's Events in Order (RL.2.2, RL.2.5) - Students will cut and paste to put the story in order (sequence of events).
I Can Put a Story in Order to Tell What Happened (RL.2.2, RL.2.5) - Students will write and draw to show the order of the story.
I Can Use Two Texts to Answer Questions (RL.2.1, W.2.6, W.2.7, W.2.8) - Students will compare one of the animals from "All in the Family" to Mudge, make a list of reasons they would like to have a pet, and list questions they have about one of the animals in "All in the Family."
I Can Read My Sight Words to a Friend (RF.2.3f) - Students will read sight words to a friend, then color them.
I Can Unscramble My Sight Words (RF.2.3f) - Students will unscramble their sight words and write them correctly.
I Can Find My Sight Words in a Word Search (RF.2.3f) - Students will find their sight words in a word search.
I Can Use My Sight Words in a Sentence (RF.2.3f) - Students will complete sentences using their sight words.
I Can Sort My Sight Words By Length (RF.2.3f) - Students will color sight words, then sort them by the amount of letters.
Speaking and Listening Practice:
I Can Listen For Key Details in a Story (SL.2.2) - Students will recall and write about key details from Henry and Mudge.
I Can Work With a Friend to Answer Questions (SL.2.1) - Students will write a question they still have about their story, then find a friend to help them answer and discuss.
I Can Sort Good and Bad Choices When Having a Conversation (SL.2.1, SL.2.1a) - Students will cut and paste to sort good and bad choices when having a conversation with a friend or classmate.
I Can Have a Conversation With a Friend (SL.2.1, SL.2.1a) - Students will choose a topic from given choices and discuss with a friend, then color until all topics have been discussed.
I Can Remember Details From My Conversation (SL.2.1, SL.2.1a, SL.2.2, SL.2.4) - Students will recall key details from the conversation they just had with their partners and write about it.