Tops and Bottoms
Second Grade Common Core Language Arts Standards
Are you ready to implement the Common Core Language Arts Standards in your classroom? This three-day/multiple activity unit combines reading comprehension and vocabulary with a heavy emphasis on writing for the Common Core exemplar text Tops and Bottoms. With research-based lessons and correlated Common Core Standards, this unit will put you at the cutting edge of literacy instruction. Everything for your literacy unit is here, just download the power point and teach!
When to use it:
This unit can be used anytime as an independent literacy unit or can be linked with your plant unit in science.
Daily unit activities include the following elements:
- introductory lesson
- comprehension exercise
- vocabulary activity
- writing tasks with multiple prompt choices based on the three Common Core text types.
Assessment options are included, along with related texts and websites.
Very User Friendly:
*This PowerPoint uses hyperlinks to help you easily navigate between slides while leading instruction. However, the hyperlinks will work only in presentation/play mode.
Note to Teacher:
*Tops and Bottoms is an exemplar text for 2nd and 3rd grade. While this lesson could easily be used for both grades, I have only included 2nd grade standards. If you would like to use this for 3rd grade, you can just delete the standards listed.
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