Rooted in Reading March is here and jam-packed full of great resources for your students! In March your students will celebrate St. Patrick’s Day, Women’s History Month, and more through reading quality literature and completing engaging activities in reading, writing, and grammar. This unit has fun and engaging activities that are appropriate for 2nd grade and most 3rd grade students!
The books you will need for this unit are:
Library Lion by Michelle Knedsen
Rosie Revere, Engineer by Andrea Beaty
That’s What Leprechauns Do by Eve Bunting
Me… Jane by Patrick McDonnell
***FOUR original nonfiction readers are included: Lions, Chimpanzees, Amelia Earhart, Ireland/St. Patrick’s Day***
Here’s what is included for each book:
-Detailed weekly lesson plans for the read-aloud, comprehension skills, vocabulary focus, and grammar.
-Objectives aligned with Common Core and TEKS
-Comprehension Questioning Cards for each book that help guide classroom discussions
-Focus Charts for comprehension and grammar skills
-2 Anchor Chart Ideas and Templates for each book
-Comprehension Flip Flaps to respond to reading in interactive notebooks
Comprehension Skills in this unit: Character Analysis, Story Structure, Illustrations, Rhythm/Rhyme, Story Elements
-Original Nonfiction Reading Passage
-Original Fiction Reading Passage
-Vocabulary Cards with Definitions
-Directed Drawings (Jane Goodall, Student Peeking over Book, Rosie Revere, Leprechaun)
-Crafts with Writing (airplane, chimpanzee, lion, pot of gold with rainbow chain)
-Grammar Activities (Articles, Collective Nouns, Comparative Adjectives, Irregular Verbs)
This unit was made by Katie King and Amy Lemons!
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