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VETERANS DAY COMMON CORE UNIT

VETERANS DAY COMMON CORE UNIT
VETERANS DAY COMMON CORE UNIT
VETERANS DAY COMMON CORE UNIT
VETERANS DAY COMMON CORE UNIT
VETERANS DAY COMMON CORE UNIT
VETERANS DAY COMMON CORE UNIT
VETERANS DAY COMMON CORE UNIT
VETERANS DAY COMMON CORE UNIT
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This ELA unit of study on Veterans Day focuses on a picture book about a military family, 11 Ways to Ruin a Photograph (540L), and extends the unit with a variety of reading, writing, speaking/listening and language activities aligned specifically to 30 Common Core standards for grades 2-3. (12 for 2nd; 18 for 3rd). It is organized around three main activities: reading and responding to a picture book about a military family, understanding the Pledge of Allegiance and doing a short research report on a Veterans Day topic.

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**The color picture book is complete in this download (used by permission), but is also available in paperback (Amazon, Barnes and Noble) and eBook versions (Kindle).
**Specific list of Common Core Standards
**Activities to fulfill those standards
**13 printable Student pages

30 COMMON CORE STANDARDS In this Unit
11 Ways to Ruin a Photograph – reading and responding to a picture book
Speaking/Listening: Watch a book trailer
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.2.2, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.3.2
Reading literature – ask/answer questions to understand
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.2.1, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.2.2,
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.3.1, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.3.2
Reading literature: Characters
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.2.3, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.3.3
Writing opinion essay: Book Report on 11 Ways to Ruin a Photograph
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.2.1, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.3.1,
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.3.1a, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.3.1b,
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.3.1c,CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.3.1d.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.3.10
Language – conventions/contractions
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.2.2c
Language – Conventions, capitalize holidays
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.2.2a

Understanding the Pledge of Allegiance
Reading Informational Text – define words
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.2.4, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.2.4e,
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.3.1, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.3.4,
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.3.4d
Speaking/listening – audio recordings
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.2.5, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.3.5

Research Report on Veterans Day topics:
Research – research a Veterans Day topic
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.2.7, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.2.8,
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.3.7, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.3.8,
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.3.10
Speaking/Listening – give report orally
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.3.4, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.3.3b

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