"Second Grade �At a Glance�"
Second Grade ELA “At a Glance” 2008 - 2009 Story Spelling/ Reading Focus Grammar Writing Focus Phonics Focus # 1 The Mixed- -id/ -ide Main Idea (retell Sentences – Developing Topics Up Chameleon story in sequence) distinguish and Main Idea Reading Strategy: sentences and Decoding/ Phonics fragments #2 Get Up and -ake/ -ame Retell Main Idea and Statements and Adding Details Go! Details Questions (writing and Author’s Purpose improving Reading Strategy: sentences) Reread Aloud #3 Henry and -ed inflection Narrative Elements Commands and The Writing Mudge Under (focus: setting) Exclamations Process: the Yellow Reading Strategy: Writing a Paragraph Moon Self-Correct Glossary and Index #4 Days with Y to I –ed Compare and Naming Parts of The Writing Frog and Toad inflection Contrast Story Sentences Process: Elements (subject) A Friendly Letter Reading Strategy: (Format) Create Mental Images #5 Wilson Sat -at/ -ate Narrative Elements Telling Parts of Writing a Story: Alone (focus: character) Sentences Creating a Picture Reading Strategy: (predicate) Book with Words Make and Confirm Predictions #6 The -ack/ -ock Sequencing (retell Nouns Delete Writer’s Enormous sequence, main idea Craft: Writing Turnip and details) Dialogue. Reading Strategy: Complete Creating a Sequence Picture Book with Events/Summarize Words Compare/Contrast Different Versions of the Same Story and Cultures Story Spelling/ Reading Focus Grammar Writing Focus Phonics #7 Helping Out r-controlled Main Idea – explicit Plural Nouns The Writing vowels – ear and implicit introduce Process: /ur/ Reading Strategy: collective nouns) Brainstorming/ Decoding Phonics creating a plan/ Introduce Text to descriptive Self Connections paragraph #8 Mr. Putter abbreviations Predicting Outcomes Plural Nouns The Writing and Tabby Fly Reading Strategy: (collective and Process: the Plane Look at Bits and irregular) A Paragraph that Parts Common Describes Abbreviations (revise and final) #9 Hedgehog r-controlled Synonyms Proper Nouns: The Writing Bakes a Cake vowels Reading Strategy: Names of People Process: our /or/ Making Inferences A How – To Problem/Solution Paragraph Text to Self Connections #10 Lemonade -ar, -arm, -ark Compare/Contrast Proper Nouns: Focus is using The for Sale Story Elements in Animals and Writing Process to: Two Story Selections Places How – To Reading Strategy: Paragraph – revise, Read Ahead edit and publish. Independent Reading Speaking: give multi-step directions; adjust language to inform/explain Listening: use active listening strategies (ask for clarification) #11 Johnny r-controlled Details Nouns: Names The Writing Appleseed vowels Reading Strategy: of Days Process: Writing a ear, eer /ir/ Create Mental ABC order Narrative Paragraph Images (2nd letter) giving facts and Story Elements reasons (main idea (focus: character and supporting traits) details w/ organized Using Phonetic beginning, middle Decoding Strategies and end) Story Spelling/ Reading Focus Grammar Writing Focus Phonics #12 From Seed Consonant Asking Why and Nouns: Names of Writing a Paragraph to Plant Clusters – spr-, How Questions Months – Staying Focused str-, thr- About Text Reading Diagrams, Charts, Graphs Reading Strategy – Reread Aloud #13 The Secret Vowel Fact or Fiction Nouns: Names of The Writing Life of Trees Digraphs – oo - Reading Strategy – Holidays Process: Research /ōō/ Look at Word Bits (also concrete and Project Paragraph – and Parts and abstract nouns) notes and sources Context Clues Dictionary (Guide Words & ABC order to 3rd letter) #14 Watermelon Consonant Making Inferences Abbreviations The Writing Day Digraphs – gn, Reading Strategy – Conjunctions Process: kn - /n/, wr - Sequence Expository Writing /r/r Events/Summarize; – Paragraphs that Decoding – endings, Explain c-le syllables Story Elements – setting on characters’ emotions Figurative Language - similes #15 Pumpkin Inflections - -s, Predicting Outcomes Possessive Nouns Daily Writing Fiesta -es, -ies, y to i Reading Strategy – Activities: Opinion, Self-Correct Poster, Greeting Using Phonetic Card, Book Report. Decoding Strategies (Play Scene is Story Elements – optional) problem, solution, predicting #16 The Day Dipthongs – Cause and Effect Pronouns Writing a Personal Jimmy’s Boa ou/ow Reading Strategy – Story Ate the Wash Make and Confirm Predictions Suffixes #17 How I Vowel Author’s Viewpoint Describing Words The Writing Spent My Dipthongs – Cause and Effect Process: Summer oi, oy Reading Strategy – Writing a Friendly Vacation Make Inferences Letter (audience and Sequencing purpose) Story Spelling/ Reading Focus Grammar Writing Focus Phonics Dear Mr. DELETED STORY Blueberry #18 Cool Ali -es Antonyms Adjectives: The Writing (f to v) Reading Strategy – Words That Tell Process: Personal Create Mental How Many Story Images (details – use adjectives, pronouns, and action words) #19 The Suffixes Fact and Fiction Adjectives: Research Report Emperor’s Egg -ing, -ly Reading Strategy – Words That HC pg. 149E Look at Word Bits Compare and Parts Reading Non-fiction #20 The Pine Prefixes Narrative Story Present Tense Continue essential Park Mystery Re-, pre-, mis-, Elements / Retell (pg Verbs writing activities under- 174-175) started in previous Reading Strategy – story – Research Use Context and Reports Base Words to (indentation, oral Determine and presentations, Confirm Meaning publishing) #21 Goodbye, Contractions Compare and Subject/Verb Poetry – Mr. Curtis ‘ll, n’t, ‘s Contrast Agreement Using Rhythm and Reading Strategy – Rhyme Sequence Events/Summarize Skim and Scan (LCC Unit 4 Activity 10) #22 Max Found -ew, ui, oo, ue Story Elements Past Tense Verbs The Writing Two Sticks (effects of setting on Process: Analyzing events and and Writing a Poem characters) Homonyms (multi- meaning words) Reading Strategy – Self Correct #23 Anthony /f/ - gh, ph Skimming/Scanning Using Am, Is, Complete The Reynoso: Born Genres Are, Was, Were Writing Process: to Rope Summarize/Restate Autobiography Reading Strategy – and/or Use Biography/Timeline Decoding/Phonics [Complete *Activities (essential) for Genre Study] Story Spelling/ Reading Focus Grammar Writing Focus Phonics Chinatown DELETED STORY Abuela DELETED STORY Beginner’s Informational Story Used through Social Studies Map Skills Unit World Atlas #24 Dinosaur’s Digraphs – Dictionary/Thesaurus Using Go, Do, The Writing Travel ou Author’s Purpose Went, Did Process: Reading Strategy – (Include How-To Paragraph Use Context to Prepositions and Confirm Meaning Prepositional Phrases) Montigue on the DELETED STORY High Seas #25 Ruth Law Prefixes – Predicting Outcomes Contractions Complete The Thrills a Nation over, un Story Elements Writing Process: (mood) Persuasive Reading Strategy – Paragraph Read Ahead