Reading Menu Homework Grade 2 **CCSS ALIGNED**

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This pack of nightly homework is designed around Common Core State Standards for 2nd graders. These reading menus can serve as homework for your students all year long. The menus can be used with any book, story, passage, or article.
Each night, students will read for 20 minutes and then choose a question to answer in response to their book.

There are 4 sections of this homework menu, aligned with 3 sections of the Common Core State Standards: Reading Literature, Reading Informational Text, and Foundational Skills, as well as a reading menu with a mix of standards. There are also two versions of each section; a menu for picture books, and a menu for chapter books.

This pack includes:
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Reading Literature Grade 2 Standards
Reading Literature Picture Book Menu
Reading Literature Chapter Book Menu
Reading Literature Example Journal Entries
Reading Informational Text Grade 2 Standards
Informational Text Picture Book Menu
Informational Text Chapter Book Menu
Informational Text Example Journal Entries
Reading Foundational Skills Grade 2 Standards
Foundational Skills Picture Book Menu
Foundational Skills Chapter Book Menu
Foundational Skills Example Journal Entries
Reading Literature and Foundational Skills
Combo Standards
Reading Literature and Foundational Skills
Combo Menu for Picture Books
Reading Literature and Foundational Skills
Combo Menu for Picture Books
Combination Example Journal Entries
Reading Log
Accelerated Reader Graph 1
Accelerated Reader Graph 2
Daily Homework Checklist
Weekly Homework Checklist
Homework Book Sign-Out Sheet

This pack correlates to these reading Common Core Standards:

RL.2.1- Ask and answer such questions as who, what, where, when, why, and how to demonstrate understanding of key details in a text
RL.2.2- Recount stories, including fables and folktales from diverse cultures, and determine their central message, lesson, or moral.
RL.2.3- Describe how characters in a story respond to major events and challenges
RL.2.4- Describe how words and phrases (e.g., regular beats, alliteration, rhymes, repeated lines) supply rhythm and meaning in a story, poem, or song.
RL.2.5- Describe the overall structure of a story, including describing how the beginning introduces the story and the ending concludes the action.
RL.2.6- Acknowledge differences in the points of view of characters, including by speaking in a different voice for each character when reading dialogue aloud.
RL.2.7- Use information gained from the illustrations and words in a print or digital text to demonstrate understanding of its characters, setting, or plot.
RL.2.9- Compare and contrast two or more versions of the same story (e.g., Cinderella stories) by different authors or from different cultures.
RL.2.10- By the end of the year, read and comprehend literature, including stories and poetry, in the grades 2–3 text complexity band proficiently, with scaffolding as needed at the high end of the range.

RI.2.1- Ask and answer such questions as who, what, where, when, why, and how to demonstrate understanding of key details in a text.
RI.2.2- Identify the main topic of a multiparagraph text as well as the focus of specific paragraphs within the text.
RI.2.3- Describe the connection between a series of historical events, scientific ideas or concepts, or steps in technical procedures in a text.
RI.2.4- Determine the meaning of words and phrases in a text relevant to a grade 2 topic or subject area.
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.
RI.2.6- Identify the main purpose of a text, including what the author wants to answer, explain, or describe.
RI.2.7- Explain how specific images (e.g., a diagram showing how a machine works) contribute to and clarify a text.
RI.2.8- Describe how reasons support specific points the author makes in a text.
RI.2.-9 Compare and contrast the most important points presented by two texts on the same topic

RF.2.3- Know and apply grade-level phonics and word analysis skills in decoding words.
RF.2.3a- Distinguish long and short vowels when reading regularly spelled one-syllable words.
RF.2.3b- Know spelling-sound correspondences for additional common vowel teams.
RF.2.3c- Decode regularly spelled two-syllable words with long vowels.
RF.2.3d- Decode words with common prefixes and suffixes.
RF.2.3e- Identify words with inconsistent but common spelling-sound correspondences.
RF.2.3f- Recognize and read grade-appropriate irregularly spelled words.
RF.2.4- Read with sufficient accuracy and fluency to support comprehension.
RF.2.4a- Read grade-level text with purpose and understanding.
RF.2.4b- Read grade-level text orally with accuracy, appropriate rate, and expression on successive readings.
RF.2.4c- Use context to confirm or self-correct word recognition and understanding, rereading as necessary.

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Reading Menu Homework Grade 2 **CCSS ALIGNED**
Reading Menu Homework Grade 2 **CCSS ALIGNED**
Reading Menu Homework Grade 2 **CCSS ALIGNED**
Reading Menu Homework Grade 2 **CCSS ALIGNED**