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Second graders discuss the concept of a play and actors as compared to a story and characters. In this language arts lesson, 2nd graders read the play The Fisherman and his Wife and answer comprehension questions. Students write about a wish and discuss journals with the class.
Students participate in a read aloud of an illustrated version of fairy tales by the Brothers Grimm. They discuss the tale,"A Fisherman and His Wife" to discover how fairy tales can help us think about our own situations. They also create a tissue paper collage depicting the tale.
This interesting, 17-page series of lessons was written by two second grade teachers who attempted to write a full year's worth of curriculum for their classes. What is presented here is an excerpt from that full-year plan. These lessons focus on making books, writing tall tales and folk tales, exploring Asian cultures through language lessons, writing poems, and perfoming in plays. Some outstanding ideas!
Learners can listen along to the 23 playful tales in this collection, which are paired with vivid and varied illustrations. The second app in a series, this collection of stories is targeted toward second graders. Class members will have no difficulty navigating the app.
Learners define and identify typical characteristics in a fairy tale using terms such as character, setting, illustrations, and plot. They familiarize themselves with different versions of fairy tales. Help your class recognize the traits that make fairy tales universal.
Story elements such as conflict, character analysis, resolution, and moral are discussed and charted as elementary children read folktales involving animals. An element of science is also introduced as learners discover what a keystone species is and consider the role animals play in the ecosystem. Complete with worksheets, extensions, and links to stories the class will read, this is easily adaptable to younger grades.
In this English skills worksheet, students complete 60 exercises in grammar, spelling and language. Included on this page are: onomatopoeia, word endings, root words, word chess, missing vowels and consonants, parts of speech, spelling, anagrams, word meanings and proof reading.
Learners visit their school library to read a variety of folktales. While they read, they identify the trickster or hero in each and discuss how the character represents the chaos in the real world. In groups, they write their own verison of the folktales making to sure to incorporate morals and values. To end the lesson, they share them with the class and define new vocabulary.