*Updated April 2018*
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A roughly 15 day social studies unit plan for 2nd grade.
-12 lesson plans (in doc format) You will need to change and then delete any yellow highlighting -
Students read each sentence and then write either a question mark. period, or exclamation point. Each page has at least 1 question that has students write the appropriate sentence themselves. Each page has an answer page.
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1. Writing Process Posters, 2 pages. (2 versions: color & black and white)
2. Punctuation Poster (2 Versions: color & black and white) Covers period, exclamation point, and question mark.
3. My Small Moments Ideas (3
Zip folder contains:
Student Reading Log (saved in .rtf) - 18 pages
The reading log has templates for weeks 1-40. Blank weeks (where you can insert your own week number) are at the end of the document. Has spaces for date, book title, and student's
Includes 3 types of desk plates:
-12 inch ruler version (requires legal paper- 8.5"x14")
Has 9 color variations, including black and white.
-6 inch ruler version (can be printed on regular 8.5"x11" paper)
Has 10 color variations, including black
I made this product keeping in mind that teachers often do Daily 5 in different ways. Some teachers call it "Guided Reading" while others call it "Work with Teacher" or "Read to Teacher." Some teachers have 2 "Read to Someone" while others only have
After reading a Dr. Seuss book, have students complete this worksheet where they create and write about an imaginary creature of their own. Provide a good supply of Dr. Seuss books for students to look at first.
Print a copy for each student and teach how each finger represents 1 page. Practice telling a story using the story hand by pointing to each of your fingers. Have students practice their own story using the story hand. Stories should always be
Connects to Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Journeys Grade 1
reading "The Rain Forest" from Journeys Grade 1 Volume 3, have students complete this worksheet during daily 5. It also incorporates the Story Hand, which is free on my store page-
Have students record what color they ended the the day on. You may choose to have all students do this or only students on the bottom of the chart. After they have been returned to school, with a parent signature, keep them and refer back to them
Have students refer to this checklist when reviewing and editing their writing. Works with the Lucy Calkins writing program. I have added the story hand to my store for free as well!
Use the writing checklist with the Writing Process Practice
Grade Level: 2nd - 3rd
Time Required: About 1 week
Description: With a partner, students will research an animal from an assigned animal group (amphibians, birds, fish, mammals, or reptiles). All of the resources required are linked