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Second graders investigate African Culture by reading a popular book. For this reading comprehension lesson, 2nd graders read Anansi and the Sky Kingdom, while answering many questions on the book and filling out worksheets. Students may perform a reenactment scene from the story or give a persuasive speech about a topic from the book.
Students read an article from the New York Times and discuss the content. In this vocabulary lesson, students collaborate in small groups to select interesting nouns and verbs to define and share with the class, after reviewing the parts of speech. Students write original sentences using the words they collected from the article, ensuring that nouns and verbs are use appropriately.
Youngsters read the book, Many Luscious Lollipops and identify the descriptive words used throughout the text. In class discussions they practice describing the pictures they see in the text before they pick an object of their own to describe by using adjectives. Finally their classmates will have to guess the object they are describing. This would make an excellent introductory lesson for a descriptive writing unit.
Students explore the Choctaw Native American tribe. In this cross curriculum literacy and U.S. history lesson plan, students locate where the Choctaw Indians lived on a United States map. Students listen to When Turtle Grew Feathers and respond to comprehension questions. Students write a revised version of the story, complete common animal similes, and create a related board game.
Reinforce pronoun-antecedent agreement by going through this presentation. Thirty-eight slides give examples of common mistakes when choosing pronouns and how to fix these mistakes. Nouns and pronouns are highlighted making them easy to discern and check the agreement. Rules and tips for remembering which pronoun to select are given in the last few slides along with some practice. Take a day to go over this aspect of grammar with your class.
In this subject verb agreement worksheet, students read information about subject-verb agreement and then identify the correct verb in a sentence, practice using delayed subjects, and underline the verb that agrees with the subject in compound sentences. Students also correct errors in three paragraphs and answer a total of seventy five fill in the blank, short answer, and multiple choice questions.
In this language and vocabulary worksheet, learners fill in the missing letters in 20 words, using the meaning in the brackets. All words are adjectives that end with "-ful". Students then complete 40 varied exercises that include: verbs, word meanings, homophones, abbreviations, synonyms and adjectives.