Second graders observe the cover of the book, AMAZING JOURNEYS and discuss whether it is a fiction or non-fiction book. They discuss what kind of amazing journeys might be found in the book and observe the contents page to find the introduction.
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Apples Around Us
Apple tasting launches an investigation of the story and travels of John Chapman, also known as Johnny Appleseed. After listening to his story, class members craft a summary of the tale, chart his journeys on a map, and sample different...
Pre-K - 2nd English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Phonics Teachers Resource Book
Looking to improve your classes literacy program? Then look no further. This comprehensive collection of resources includes worksheets and activities covering everything from r-controlled vowels and consonant digraphs, to the different...
1st - 3rd English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
A Reading Guide to Sarah, Plain and Tall
Eliminate the hard work of creating an entire literature unit with this reading guide for the novel Sarah, Plain and Tall. From background information about the author and her motivation for writing the story to reading comprehension...
1st - 5th English Language Arts
Distinguish Fact from Opinion in Passage
Guide young readers through their literacy journey with a comprehension lesson about fact and opinion. Several passages contain statements that express both facts and opinions, and prompt second graders to answer several questions about...
2nd English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Using Pictures to Support the Main Idea
Second graders practice using photos to support the main idea. In this reading comprehension lesson, 2nd graders read and explore the photos in the book, Amazing Tigers! Students examine the photos to identify and support the main idea....
2nd English Language Arts
Lesson 1: Author's Voice in a Poem
Second graders use the title and text clues from a poem to determine what the author's voice is. In this author's voice lesson, 2nd graders participate in a directed lesson using the poem "Amazing Bats." They discuss their feelings with...
2nd English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
NCSS Notable Trade Book Lesson Plan 2009
Construct a personal journey time-line. First, learners explore the travels of Tweega, the giraffe, in the book Chee-Lin, A Giraffe's Journey by James Rumford. Then they compare and contrast regions in the story and reflect on their own...
2nd - 5th Social Studies & History