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Storytown 2nd Grade Theme 2 Doing Our Best Resources

Storytown 2nd Grade Theme 2 Doing Our Best Resources
Storytown 2nd Grade Theme 2 Doing Our Best Resources
Storytown 2nd Grade Theme 2 Doing Our Best Resources
Storytown 2nd Grade Theme 2 Doing Our Best Resources
Storytown 2nd Grade Theme 2 Doing Our Best Resources
Storytown 2nd Grade Theme 2 Doing Our Best Resources
Storytown 2nd Grade Theme 2 Doing Our Best Resources
Storytown 2nd Grade Theme 2 Doing Our Best Resources
Product Description
This bundle is packed full of engaging activities perfect for whole group, CENTERS, EARLY FINISHERS, HOMEWORK, ELA ROTATIONS, & STATIONS. Great for SUB PLANS too:) This bundle contains a variety of activities to teach, re-teach, practice or assess the various lessons taught. Each activity is unique to each lesson.

It is important to check the stories that are included in this product’s activates and make sure they match your reading adoption before purchasing since there are different copyright dates associated with Storytown. Our version is the 2008 copyrighted version.

Included in this packet is the following:

Lesson 6: “Winner’s Never Quit” (Autobiography), “Two Races” (Fable)

• Crossword Puzzle (Vocabulary Development)
• Answer Key for Crossword Puzzle( Vocabulary Development)
• Word Bank for Crossword Puzzle( Vocabulary Development)
• CLOZE (fill in the blank) worksheet ( Vocabulary Development, Context Clues)
• CLOZE answer key( Vocabulary Development)
• Predictions Chart (Prediction, Comprehension)
• High Frequency (Vocabulary) Words Task Cards (Grammar)
• Phonics Activity Long Vowel Words (Long vowel I, can be made into a bulletin board quilt)
• Common Core Essential Question (Common Core)
• Writing Prompt Response to Literature ( Personal Response)
• Writing Checklist for Lesson 6 (Revising and Editing)

Lesson 7: “Gus and Grandpa and the Two-Wheeled Bike” (Realistic Fiction), “No Helmet? Pay Up! (Magazine Article)

• Crossword Puzzle (Vocabulary Development)
• Answer Key for Crossword Puzzle (Vocabulary Development)
• Word Bank for Crossword Puzzle (Vocabulary Development)
• CLOZE (fill in the blank) worksheet (Vocabulary Development, Context Clues)
• CLOZE answer key (Vocabulary Development)
• Prediction Chart (Predicting, Comprehension)
• Vocabulary Words High Frequency Word Cards (Grammar)
• Phonics Activity Long Vowel a (Can be made into a bulletin board quilt)
• Common Core Essential Question (Common Core)
• Writing Prompt Create Directions (Writing template and mini web)
• Writing Checklist for Lesson 7 (Revising and Editing)

Lesson 8: “The Great Ball Game” (Pourquoi Tale), “The Bat” (Poetry)

• Crossword Puzzle (Vocabulary Development)
• Answer Key Crossword Puzzle (Vocabulary Development)
• Word Bank for Crossword Puzzle (Vocabulary Development)
• CLOZE (fill in the blank) worksheet (Vocabulary Development, Context Clues)
• CLOZE answer key (Vocabulary Development)
• Story Structure Map (Comprehension)
• Vocabulary Word Cards (Comprehension, Vocabulary Enhancement)
• Bubble Map “ar” Words (Grammar, Phonics)
• Common Core Essential Question and Venn Diagram (Common Core)
• Writing Prompt Write a Story (Narrative Writing)
• Writing Checklist for Lesson 8 (Editing and Revising)

Lesson 9: “Click, Clack, Moo: Cows That Type” (Fiction), “Rock-a-Bye Cows” (Magazine Article)

• Crossword Puzzle (Vocabulary Development)
• Answer Key Crossword Puzzle (Vocabulary Development)
• Word Bank for Crossword Puzzle (Vocabulary Development)
• CLOZE (fill in the blank) worksheet (Vocabulary Development, Context Clues)
• CLOZE answer key (Vocabulary Development)
• Story Map for Story Structure (Comprehension)
• Phonics Activity Long Vowel oa and ow (Can be made into a quilt for your wall)
• Story Summary Flow Chart Sequence of Events (Illustration and Writing)
• Vocabulary Cards (Comprehension, Vocabulary)
• Writing Prompt Thank You Notes ( Personal Response)
• Writing Checklist for Lesson 9 (Editing and Revising)

Lesson 10: “A Trip to the Fire Station” (Documentary), “The Book” (Fiction)

• Crossword Puzzle (Vocabulary Development)
• Answer Key Crossword Puzzle (Vocabulary Development)
• Word Bank (Vocabulary Development)
• CLOZE (fill in the blank) Worksheet (Vocabulary Development, Context Clues)
• CLOZE answer key (Vocabulary Development)
• Story Structure Story Map (Comprehension)
• Common Core Essential Question (Common Core)
• Writing Prompt Summary of A Trip to the Fire Station (Summarize)

Here is some more description and detail for some of the content that is included in this packet:

Writing Templates-

We have developed writing “templates” for many of the writing opportunities found within these lessons. In our classrooms we use these writing templates in a variety of ways. They can be used for assessment to monitor student development in all areas of vocabulary and writing. We also use these pieces of student writing for the bulletin boards in the classroom to always have current student writing shown tied directly to the current anthology or lesson you are teaching. These pieces of writing can also be saved for a writing portfolio to show writing progress on various genres of student writing as they grow throughout the year, and shown at Open House.

Grammar and Word Work-

We have developed worksheet activities to practice some of the grammar skills taught within each theme. These worksheets can also be used for assessment purposes.

Essential Questions-

We have developed a variety of “Essential Questions” for the passages to promote higher level thinking, citing examples and evidence, and align with Common Core Practices.

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