This cute and fun pack contains materials to supplement a week long unit with two very best friends, Owen and Mzee! (Owen and Mzee materials could be used with either Owen and Mzee book as they are not specific to a certain one) This packet was created for 2nd graders and is aligned to the 2nd grade common core. Here's how the packet breaks down:
Page 1: Title Page
Page 2: Product Description
Page 3: Common Core Alignment
Page 4: Table of Contents
Page 5-9: Vocabulary Show and Tell Center
Page 10-11: Poetry Center (New Long /i/ poem)
Page 12-14: One Minute Fluency Read (Life in the Swamp)
Page 15-20: Mud! Card Game (short/long vowels)
Page 21- 31: Text Feature Scavenger Hunt w/ answer key (also available separately in the Primary Punch Store)
Page 32-34: Contraction Flip book and Words (will, not, is)
Page 35-41: Owen and Mzee Extras (Character Webs, Owen and Mzee Book Report, Owen and Mzee Venn Diagram, Hippos and Turtles Venn Diagram, Unlikely Friends Writing Prompt)
Page 43: Credits
Common Core Standards Addressed:
RL 2.9 Compare and contrast the most important points presented by two texts on the same topic.
RF 2.4 Read with sufficient accuracy and fluency to support comprehension.
RF 2.3a Distinguish long and short vowels when reading regularly spelled one-syllable words.
L 2.2c Use an apostrophe to form contractions and frequently occurring possessives.
RI 2.5 Know and use various text features (e.g., captions, bold print, subheadings, glossaries, indexes, electronic menus, icons) to locate key facts or information in a text efficiently.
L 2.4 Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases based on grade 2 reading and content, choosing flexibly from an array of strategies.
RI 2.6 Identify the main purpose of a text, including what the author wants to answer, explain, or describe.
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