ENGLISH LANGUAGE ARTS – GRADE 2 by rar99983

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									                                                   Freeport Public Schools
                                                    Freeport, New York

                                           ENGLISH LANGUAGE ARTS – GRADE 2
Quarter      Content/Performance Standards             Benchmark for Student Achievement                        Assessment
                          Addressed                               Students will be able to
   1      Harcourt Signature Series                 Decode/Word Analysis/Sight                        Early Literacy Profile
          Selected Reading Material                 Words/Vocabulary Development                      ELA/Social Studies Quarterly
          Leveled Readers                           (ongoing)                                         Exam
          Content Areas:                                1. Decode and read words with CVC             Teacher Observation
           Decoding/Word Analysis/Sight                   (consonant, vowel, consonant) base         Daily work samples
              Words/Vocabulary                             word endings                               Students during self-
           Comprehension Strategies                    2. Decode and read CVCe (consonant,               selected reading
           Study Skills                                   vowel, consonant, silent e) based          Oral reading fluency test
           Process Writing                                words with and without endings             Student’s writing process story
           Spelling and Grammar                        3. Read and decode words with CVC             Oral reading checks
          Handwriting/Penmanship (ongoing)                 and CVCe patterns (long and short          Story samples written by the
          “Handwriting Without Tears”                      vowels)                                    children
          Reinforcement of Reading Skills               4. Recognize high frequency words             Weekly student conferences
           Phonemic awareness, letter-sound            5. Identify common homophones
               relationships,                           6. Determine word structure in base           Writing Forms
                                                           words and compound words                       Response to Literature
           Use of effective reading
                                                        7. Decode consonant clusters with -r, -           Captions, Illustrations
               strategies
                                                           l, -s                                          Experience Charts
           summarizing, making predictions,
                                                        8. Decode words with double                       Narrative sentences
              cause/effect relations
                                                           consonants –ck, -ll, -ss                       Journal Writing
           Knowledge of word structure
                                                    Comprehension Strategies
           Knowledge of base words                     1. Predict events in a story
          Comprehension                                 2. Identify the cause and effect in stories
           Identify the 5 story elements:              3. Introduce reading strategies:
              Characters, setting, problem, events,        Predict/infer, phonics/decoding,
              and solution                                 monitor/clarify, question, evaluate,
           Story structure/story map                      summarize
                                                        4. Preview stories and predict the events



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Freeport Public Schools
 Freeport, New York


 Process Writing
    1. Capitalize the first word in a sentence
    2. Period and question mark at the end
       of a sentence
    3. Determine if a sentence is a complete
       sentence
    4. Identify telling sentences and
       questions
    5. Use complete sentences to answer
       questions

 Study Skills
    1. Use a schedule
    2. ABC order to the third letter

 Grammar
    1. Capitalize special nouns (person,
       place, thing)
    2. Recognize common noun
    3. Distinguish between singular nouns
       and plural nouns with regular
       spellings




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                                               Freeport Public Schools
                                                Freeport, New York

                                        ENGLISH LANGUAGE ARTS – GRADE 2
Quarter      Content/Performance Standards       Benchmark for Student Achievement                    Assessment
                          Addressed                     Students will be able to
   2      Harcourt Signature Series            Decode/Word Analysis/Sight Words             Teacher Observation
          Selected Reading Material                 Vocabulary Development                  ELA/Social Studies Quarterly
          Leveled Readers                            (ongoing) See Quarter 1                Exam
                                                  1. Used in selections: nose/knows         Daily work samples
          Content Areas: (Ongoing)                2. Recognize synonyms and antonyms        Students during self-
           Decoding/Word Analysis/Sight          3. Determine and recognize words             selected reading
              Words/Vocabulary                        with multiple meanings                Oral reading fluency test
           Comprehension Strategies              4. Read and decode words with             Student’s writing process story
           Study Skills                              endings –s, -ed, -ing                 Oral reading checks
           Process Writing                       5. Decode compound words                  Weekly student conferences
           Spelling
           Grammar                            Comprehension Strategies (ongoing)           Writing Forms
                                                  1. Determine fantasy and realism in           Response to Literature
                                                     stories                                    Captions, Illustrations
          Handwriting/Penmanship                  2. Compare and contrast story elements        Experience Charts
          “Handwriting Without Tears”             3. Strategy focus: evaluate                   Narrative Writing
                                                     monitor/clarify                            Journal Writing
          Reinforcement of Reading Skills         4. Comprehension skill focus:                 Report/Informational
                                                     categorize and classify                           Writing
           Phonemic awareness, letter-sound
                                                  5. Discuss story elements using a story
               relationships,
                                                     map
           Use of effective reading
               strategies
           summarizing, making predictions,
              cause/effect relations
           Knowledge of word structure
           Knowledge of base words




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                                        Freeport Public Schools
                                         Freeport, New York

                                         Study Skills
Spelling                                    1. Read a chart for information
 Words with consonant clusters –r, -       2. Use a diagram, map, graph
   l, -s                                    3. Locate information in a story
 Double consonants including –ck           4. Locate words in a dictionary using
 Continue working with CVCe                   guide words

                                         Process Writing
                                            1. Use the writing process (prewriting,
                                               drafting, revising, and proofreading)
                                               to write a story
                                            2. Determine if a paragraph tells
                                               enough information
                                            3. Write a paragraph with a beginning,
                                               middle and end
                                            4. Use complete sentences to answer
                                               questions
                                            5. Write a thank you letter using the
                                                five parts




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                                                Freeport Public Schools
                                                 Freeport, New York



                                     ENGLISH LANGUAGE ARTS – GRADE 2
Quarter     Content/Performance Standards     Benchmark for Student Achievement                           Assessment
                       Addressed                       Students will be able to
   3      Harcourt Signature Series        Decode/Word Analysis/Sight Words                     Teacher Observation
          Selected Reading Material             Vocabulary Development                          ELA/Social Studies Quarterly
          Leveled Readers                        (ongoing) See Quarter 1                        Exam
                                                                                                Daily work samples
          Content Areas: (Ongoing)              Comprehension Strategies                        Students during self-
           Decoding/Word Analysis/Sight          1. Summarize informational text                  selected reading
             Words/Vocabulary                     2. Make judgments                             Oral reading fluency test
           Comprehension Strategies              3. Strategy focus: predict/infer, evaluate,   Student‟s writing process story
           Study Skills                              question, monitor/clarify                 Oral reading checks
           Process Writing                       4. Skill review: cause/effect, story          Weekly student conferences
           Spelling                                  structure, sequence of events,
           Grammar                                   predicting outcomes                       Writing Forms
                                                  5. Infer meaning using context                    Response to Literature
          Handwriting/Penmanship                  6. Discuss literary text                          Captions, Illustrations
          “Handwriting Without Tears”             7. Write a response to a piece-opinion            Experience Charts
                                                  8. Organizing information, plan, revise           Narrative Writing
           Review uppercase manuscript
                                                  9. Drawing conclusions, understanding             Journal Writing
             letters
                                                      text organization                             Informational/
           Continue to stress correct letter
                                                  10. Distinguish between fact and opinion              Report Writing
             formation
                                                  11. Distinguish between fantasy and               Mixed Genre
                                                      realism
                                                  12. Make inferences and conclusions about
                                                      a characters feelings and behavior
                                                  13. Make inferences determining cause and
                                                      effect




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                                        Freeport Public Schools
                                         Freeport, New York

Comprehension                           Writing
 Topic Main idea, details,               1. Use the writing process
  summarize                               2. (prewriting, drafting, revising, and
 Making predictions                          proofreading)
 Categorize and classify                 3. Note-taking to gather information
 Relate story events and characters      4. Improve writing by using exact nouns
  to personal experience                  5. Write a paragraph to persuade
                                          6. Write a problem/solution paragraph
Writing Skills                            7. Use the writing process to complete a
 Edit, publish                               personal narrative report focusing on
 Revision marks                              main ideas and supporting details
                                          8. Write a thank you letter using the five
 Spelling
                                              parts
 Use of verbs
                                          9. Use indenting when writing a
 Singular and plural nouns                   paragraph
 Capitalization, punctuation,            10. Create a written composition using
  commas,                                     writing, revising, and proofreading
 Quotation marks                         11. Write an invitation/writing the time
 Parts of speech – past tense verbs,     12. Write an informational report
 adjectives
 Verb agreement
 Produce writing                       Study Skills
 Principals of agreement                  1. Use a schedule
 Roots and prefixes                       2. ABC order to the third letter
                                           3. Use a calendar
Study Skills                               4. Using an encyclopedia
 Consult dictionaries                     5. Guide words in a dictionary
 Using a dictionary                       6. Use a thesaurus
 Dictionary-alphabetical order            7. Locate entry words in a dictionary
 Use of multiple resources                8. Use a glossary




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Freeport Public Schools
 Freeport, New York


Spelling
   1. Words with consonant clusters –r, -l, -s
   2. Double consonants including –ck
   3. Continue working with CVCe words
   4. Using digraphs with –th, -wh, -sh, or –
       ch
   5. Review silent e, double consonants, and
       consonant clusters
   6. Long –a spellings
   7. Continue long „e‟ spellings
   8. Vowel sound as in cow
   9. Spell –r controlled vowel words (ar)
   10. Spell words ending in –nd, -ng, -nk

Grammar
   1. Distinguish between the singular and
      plural forms of irregular nouns
   2. Form the plural of irregular nouns
   3. Use a comma between a city and state
      when writing an address
   4. Identify pronouns
   5. Improve writing by using the pronouns
      I and me correctly
   6. Write and use singular and possessive
      noun




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                                              Freeport Public Schools
                                               Freeport, New York

                                      ENGLISH LANGUAGE ARTS – GRADE 2
Quarter      Content/Performance Standards     Benchmark for Student Achievement                        Assessment
                        Addressed                           Students will be able to
   4      Harcourt Signature Series             Comprehension Strategies                     Early Literacy Profile
          Selected Reading Material             1. Read, interpret, and analyze literature   ELA/Social Studies Quarterly
          Leveled Readers                       2. Read and discuss literary and non-        Exam
                                                    literary texts                           Teacher Observation
          Content Areas: (Ongoing)              3. Read to acquire information               Daily work samples
           Decoding/Word Analysis/Sight        4. Create/produce writing to                 Students during self-
              Words/Vocabulary                      communicate with different                  selected reading
           Comprehension Strategies                audiences                                Oral reading fluency test
           Study Skills                        5. Plan, revise, edit, and publish clear     Student’s writing process story
           Process Writing                         and effective writing                    Oral reading checks
           Spelling                            6. Understand the function of forms,         Weekly student conferences
           Grammar                                 structures, and punctuation marks of
                                                    Standard American English and use        Writing Forms
          Handwriting/Penmanship                    them appropriately in communication          Response to Literature
          “Handwriting Without Tears”           7. Orally communicate information,               Captions, Illustrations
                                                    opinions, and ideas effectively              Experience Charts
                                                8. Listen and comprehend oral                    Narrative Writing
                                                    communications                               Journal Writing
                                                9. Participate effectively in discussions        Report/Informational
                                                10. Develop their vocabulary of words,                  Writing
                                                    phrases and idioms as a means of             Mixed Genre
                                                    improving communication
                                                11. Recognize and interpret various uses
                                                    of language




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