• Common Core Lessons: Reading Informational Text Grade 2

  • A comprehensive Common Core resource for informational text! Build strong reading comprehension skills for second grade students with close reading, vocabulary, comprehension, and writing activities that support the rigor of Common Core.
    Each of the 10 units includes a one-page nonfiction text and supporting activities that are easy to scaffold, such as:
    ·      Picture dictionary: content and Words to Know list
    ·      I Read and Understand: reading comprehension activity
    ·      I Read Closely: close reading activity
    ·      Words I Know: vocabulary activity
    ·      I Can Write: scaffolded writing activity that can be used for pre-writing
    ·      What I Learned: text-based writing assignment to culminate the unit
    Additional teacher support includes:
    ·      Common Core State Standards correlations provided for every unit for easy reference
    ·      Downloadable home–school connection activities and projects to extend learning at home.
    ·      Guided reading level to help identify appropriate texts for students
    The informational texts cover grade-level content-area topics and a range of nonfiction text structures:
    Science Articles
    ·      Baby Blue Whale 
    Text Structure: Question and Answer
    ·      Big Machines 
    Text Structure: Main Idea and Details

    Geography Article
    ·      Big Island Map
    Text Structure: Cause and Effect

    Social Studies Articles
    ·      TOMS Shoes 
    Text Structure: Main Idea and Details
    ·      Rosa Parks Rides the Bus 
    Text Structure: Compare and Contrast
    ·      What Does Congress Do? 
    Text Structure: Time Order

    Biography Articles
    ·      Ben Franklin and the Glass Harmonica
    Text Structure: Time Order
    ·      Thank You, Sarah Josepha Hale 
    Text Structure: Time Order

    How-to Article
    ·      Fun with Magnets 
    Text Structure: Cause and Effect

    Technical Article
    ·      Help Wanted: Earth Engineer 
    Text Structure: Compare and Contrast

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