Unit Plan

Second Grade Skills Unit 6: The War of 1812

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An English language arts unit closely examines spelling, grammar, reading, and writing skills. Scholars practice spelling patterns and tricky words. A read-aloud details the War of 1812 and introduces adverbs, and a close reading looks at sentences. Pupils organize paragraphs and write a research report.

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas
  • Complete participants' portfolios, review work and prepare discussions for conferences
  • List the entire series' concepts with the class, celebrate their hard work, and the completion of the unit

Classroom Considerations
  • The final unit in a series of six created by Core Knowledge for second graders
  • Set aside plenty of prep time to make copies and gather materials 
  • Frequent assessments provide a look into learners' comprehension throughout the unit
  • The unit is detailed and full of information for easier implementation
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