RL.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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Charlotte's Web: How does it all begin?

2nd Grade ELA » Unit: Charlotte's Web: A Chapter Book Study
2nd Grade ELA » Unit: Charlotte's Web: A Chapter Book Study
Maricela Rodriguez
Los Angeles, CA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Questions are a great way to begin a story. As students embark on their introduction to Charlotte's Web, they will get practice asking comprehension-deepening questions about the key details.

 
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Beginning, Middle, End! Let's Chain It All Together!

2nd Grade ELA » Unit: Introduction to 2nd grade - Literature has Story Elements
2nd Grade ELA » Unit: Introduction to 2nd grade - Literature has Story Elements
Andrea Praught
Oswego, IL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Using a chain of details, students identify BME, retell the story and learn about how story structure adds meaning!

 
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Alexander, Who Used to Be Rich Last Sunday

2nd Grade ELA » Unit: "RICH" Literature and Information About Money!
2nd Grade ELA » Unit: "RICH" Literature and Information About Money!
Miki Frace
Ocean Park, WA
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

This book provides a "rich" opportunity to examine key details in a text

 
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The Ugly Vegetables

2nd Grade ELA » Unit: Farms
2nd Grade ELA » Unit: Farms
Maricela Rodriguez
Los Angeles, CA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

My students learn about vegetables from a different culture. Why are they called ugly when they tasty so yummy? Looks are definitely deceiving!

 
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the ugly vegetables
   

What is Inquiry?

2nd Grade ELA » Unit: Shared Inquiry Discussion
2nd Grade ELA » Unit: Shared Inquiry Discussion
Dr. Miranti Murphy
Hollywood, FL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Understanding and applying the shared inquiry method of learning.

 
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Types of Questions

2nd Grade ELA » Unit: Shared Inquiry Discussion
2nd Grade ELA » Unit: Shared Inquiry Discussion
Dr. Miranti Murphy
Hollywood, FL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

In order to participate in shared inquiry, students must understand and apply effective interpretive questions for discussion.

 
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Mushroom Man Day 1

2nd Grade ELA » Unit: Shared Inquiry Discussion 2
2nd Grade ELA » Unit: Shared Inquiry Discussion 2
Dr. Miranti Murphy
Hollywood, FL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

How are interpretive questions incorporated into shared inquiry discussions ?

 
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The Jade Stone Day 1

2nd Grade ELA » Unit: Shared Inquiry Discussion 1
2nd Grade ELA » Unit: Shared Inquiry Discussion 1
Dr. Miranti Murphy
Hollywood, FL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

How do multiple readings of text deepen knowledge ? Students use post-it notes to highlight specific points in the story and collaborate to design interpretive questions.

 
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Those Darn Squirrels!-- Brainstorming Ideas

2nd Grade Science » Unit: Introduction to the Engineering Process
2nd Grade Science » Unit: Introduction to the Engineering Process
Jeri Faber
Ringwood, IL
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

We can learn about the engineering design process in a fun and entertaining way by reading a book about imaginative squirrels! Your kiddos will go nutty over the engineering design process!

 
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Reading is Thinking!

2nd Grade ELA » Unit: Introduction to 2nd grade - Literature has Story Elements
2nd Grade ELA » Unit: Introduction to 2nd grade - Literature has Story Elements
Andrea Praught
Oswego, IL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Get students ACTIVELY READING by demonstrating reading strategies and giving the class a chance to use them!

 
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Infer the Characters' Point of View

2nd Grade ELA » Unit: Inference-What Do You Already Know and How Does the Text Help You?
2nd Grade ELA » Unit: Inference-What Do You Already Know and How Does the Text Help You?
Andrea Praught
Oswego, IL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

What are they saying? What are they thinking? Point of view!

 
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2nd Grade ELA » Unit: Cinderella Unit
Maricela Rodriguez
Los Angeles, CA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

What version did you choose?

 
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i like this version
   

Let's Summarize Literature and Make A Movie!

2nd Grade ELA » Unit: Summarizing: Use Main Idea and Supporting Details
2nd Grade ELA » Unit: Summarizing: Use Main Idea and Supporting Details
Andrea Praught
Oswego, IL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

'Somebody, Wanted, But, So, Then' ... Make a movie to show the summary.

 
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My Name is Yoon Part 2

2nd Grade ELA » Unit: My Name is Yoon
2nd Grade ELA » Unit: My Name is Yoon
Maricela Rodriguez
Los Angeles, CA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

What will Yoon do about not liking her name in English? Will she continue writing other names? Let's find out.

 
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My Name is Yoon, Part 1

2nd Grade ELA » Unit: My Name is Yoon
2nd Grade ELA » Unit: My Name is Yoon
Maricela Rodriguez
Los Angeles, CA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

If we use letters to represent our name, instead of symbols, does that change the meaning of our name? Come read to find out.

 
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