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Poetry Unit: Grade 2

Grade Levels
2nd, Homeschool
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320 pages
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Are you ready to teach poetry? This easy to use second grade unit has everything you need to make poetry exciting any time of the year.

***Now updated for Distance Learning with a Google Slide Student Handbook, Digital Poetry Vocabulary Book, and a Digital Poetry Portfolio to easily upload to Google Classroom.

The 26 day unit includes over 300 pages of resources for you and your students..

What’s included:

  • 26+ days of lesson plan on second grade reading and writing standards
  • Lessons Included: (Alliteration, Beat, Rhyme, Rhythm, Adjectives, Adverbs, Main Idea, Author’s Purpose, Comparing and Contrasting, Using Illustrations to find meaning. Writing Poems - Diamantes, Acrostic Poems, Bio Poems, Free Verse Poems, Cinquains, Haiku, Shape, Free Verse, and Research Poems).
  • 18 Original poems
  • Print and Digital Student Handbook with the materials needed in the lessons. (Note quiz, test, and choice board pages are not included in the Student Handbook)
  • Assessments (Quiz, Rubrics, Choice Board, Unit Test, and Checklists)
  • Portfolio Publishing pages and Rubric
  • Poetry Family Celebration Guidelines
  • Appendix with Poems, Additional Lessons (Verse, Meter, Explicit Information, Implicit Information, Point of View, Mood, Theme, Similes, Metaphors, Personification, Hyperbole, and Figurative Language Scavenger Hunt) on other grade level standards, poetry close read for any poem, and bookmarks.
  • Vocabulary Cards and Anchor Charts
  • Essential Question and I Can Statement Posters

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Total Pages
320 pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
1 month
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Consult reference materials, including beginning dictionaries, as needed to check and correct spellings.
Use adjectives and adverbs, and choose between them depending on what is to be modified.
Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking.
Recall information from experiences or gather information from provided sources to answer a question.
Participate in shared research and writing projects (e.g., read a number of books on a single topic to produce a report; record science observations).


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