Writer's Workshop Bundle - Grade 2 (Poetry, Personal, and Fictional Narrative)

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This comprehensive Creative Writing Combo Pack has 10 + weeks over of engaging lesson plans to make writing poetry, personal narratives, and fiction narratives fun. Language, writing, and reading common core standards are integrated throughout each unit.

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Fiction Narrative:

- 20 + Daily lessons cover important skills (Creating a Character, Developing a Setting and Plot, When to Conference, Conferencing Suggestions, Editing and Revising)

- A Student Handbook with all materials needed for the unit.

- Wall Display of all writing guides, essential questions, and the writing process.

- Editor's Checklist

- A Unit Study Guide and Unit Test

- Publishing Suggestions

- Suggested Published Books to Use for Lesson Topics

- Options for Struggling Writers

- Exemplars

- 10 Topic Fiction Writing Journal

- Assessments with Rubrics and Answer Keys

- Language Mini Lessons cover:

*Using a Thesaurus and Dictionary

* Adjectives

* Adverbs

* Compound Sentences

* Expanding Sentences

* Regular and Irregular Plural Nouns

* Apostrophes with Contractions and Possessives

Personal Narrative:

- 3 weeks of detailed lesson plans

- Mini-lessons on nouns, verbs, irregular verbs, pronouns, using a dictionary, conferencing, editing, revising, and capitalization

- Additional mini-lessons on adjectives and adverbs

- Tips are provided throughout the unit on conferencing, differentiation, assisting ESOL, EIP, and struggling writers, preparing for observations, and ways to overcome Writer's Workshop challenges

- Handouts for all lessons

- Suggested Published Personal Narrative List

- Writing Guides for planning, organizing, drafting, and publishing

- Exemplars written by Jessica Zannini

- A Personal Narrative Journal with 10 prompts

- Bulletin Board Display with Writing Process Cards, Vocabulary Words, Essential Questions, and I Can Statements

- A 34-page Student Handbook with all handouts and guides

Poetry Unit:

• 26+ days of lesson plan on second grade reading and writing standards

• Lessons Included: (Alliteration, Beat, Rhyme, Rhythm, Adjectives, Adverbs, Main Idea, Author’s Purpose, Comparing and Contrasting, Using Illustrations to find meaning. Writing -Diamantes, Acrostic Poems, Bio Poems, Free Verse Poems, Cinquains, Haiku, Shape, Free Verse, and Research Poems).

• 18 Original poems

• 52 page Student Handbook with the materials need the lessons. (Note quiz, test, and choice board pages are not included in the Student Handbook)

• Assessments (Quiz, Rubrics, Choice Board, Unit Test, and Checklists)

• Portfolio Publishing pages and Rubric

• Poetry Family Celebration Guidelines

• Appendix with Poems, Additional Lessons (Verse, Meter, Explicit Information, Implicit Information, Point of View, Mood, Theme, Similes, Metaphors, Personification, Hyperbole, and Figurative Language Scavenger Hunt) on other grade level standards, poetry close read for any poem, and bookmarks.

• Vocabulary Cards and Anchor Charts

• Essential Question and I Can Statement Posters

Check out these individual units below to learn more:

2nd Grade Poetry Unit

Fiction Narrative Unit - Grade 2

2nd Grade Personal Narrative Unit


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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Ask and answer such questions as who, what, where, when, why, and how to demonstrate understanding of key details in a text.
Describe how words and phrases (e.g., regular beats, alliteration, rhymes, repeated lines) supply rhythm and meaning in a story, poem, or song.
Acknowledge differences in the points of view of characters, including by speaking in a different voice for each character when reading dialogue aloud.
Use information gained from the illustrations and words in a print or digital text to demonstrate understanding of its characters, setting, or plot.
Identify the main topic of a multiparagraph text as well as the focus of specific paragraphs within the text.


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