Looking for a fun way to wrap up the 2nd grade language CCSS?? This activity has two versions, one with written questions and one with QR code answers all with an underwater theme. You can choose which works best for your class. Activity can be completed as a whole class or as an independent center.
Practice contractions, compound words, formal/informal language, collective nouns, editing, prefixes and MORE while getting your kiddos up and moving around!
Common Core Standards Addressed:
L2.3a Compare formal and informal uses of English
L 2.4b Determine the meaning of the new word formed when a known prefix is added to a known word (e.g., happy/unhappy, tell/retell).
L 2.4d Use knowledge of the meaning of individual words to predict the meaning of compound words (e.g., birdhouse, lighthouse, housefly; bookshelf, notebook, bookmark).
L2.5b Distinguish shades of meaning among closely related verbs (e.g., toss, throw, hurl) and closely related adjectives (e.g., thin, slender, skinny, scrawny).
L 2.1a Use collective nouns (e.g., group)
L2.1c Use reflexive pronouns (e.g., myself, ourselves).
L2.1e Use adjectives and adverbs, and choose between them depending on what is to be modified.
L 2.1f Produce, expand, and rearrange complete simple and compound sentences (e.g., The boy watched the movie; The little boy watched the movie; The action movie was watched by the little boy).
L2.2a Capitalize holidays, product names, and geographic names.
L2.2c Use an apostrophe to form contractions and frequently occurring possessives