Common Core Aligned Resources for RI.2.1
Ask and answer such questions as who, what, where, when, why, and how to demonstrate understanding of key details in a text.
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Common Core State Standards: Second Grade Workbook
2nd CCSS: Designed
You've hit the second grade Common Core jackpot! Find over 40 pages of curriculum designed specifically for the standards, both math and language arts. Printable versions of each standard can be used as learning displays, and attractive...
Helen Keller: An Inspiring Life (Biography Mini-Book)
K - 4th CCSS: Adaptable
Inspire young readers with this printable biography of Helen Keller. Including a timeline, glossary, and realistic illustrations with supporting captions, this is a great resource for not only teaching children about this amazing...
Read-Aloud Lesson: Officer Buckle and Gloria
1st - 3rd CCSS: Adaptable
The children's book Officer Buckle and Gloria by Peggy Rathmann is a great story for teaching young learners about teamwork and the importance of following rules. In a detailed, read-aloud lesson plan, children learn to use both the...
Who Would Win? Killer Whale vs. Great White Shark Storia Teaching Guide
1st - 3rd CCSS: Designed
Teacher guides are wonderful tools with tons of ideas that help you relate content in many different ways. Using the high-interest book, Who Would Win? Killer Whale vs. Great White Shark, learners hone their discussion and reading...
Plant Part Exploration: A Closer Look at Roots
K - 2nd CCSS: Designed
Learning about plants can be exciting and highly engaging for children of any age. They read the book What do Roots Do, discuss vocabulary, explore roots by digging up weeds in the garden, and write a poem that answers the five w's; who,...
Writing Informational Text: Community and School Gardens
2nd CCSS: Designed
Two informational texts feature community gardens of the past and present and how seeds grow. Scholars read, discuss what they have read, complete a timeline, define words, and compose a brief essay about the texts' main idea.
Famous Speeches: Martin Luther King's "I Have a Dream"
2nd - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
The 1963 March on Washington, powerfully punctuated by Martin Luther King's impassioned "I Have a Dream" speech, was instrumental in passing the Civil Rights Act just one year later. A reading assignment presents the written speech...