RL.2.3

Describe how characters in a story respond to major events and challenges.

 
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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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How does your favorite character respond to challenging situations?

2nd Grade ELA » Unit: Challenging Characters
2nd Grade ELA » Unit: Challenging Characters
Dr. Miranti Murphy
Hollywood, FL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Developing reasonable interpretation of text and evidence to support your interpretation

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Characters Change - Read to Find Out How!

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:

Characters develop with the story - Let's read to find out how they change!

 
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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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Pictures in the Snow - Imaging

2nd Grade ELA » Unit: Imaging & Visualizing - Can You Make a Picture In Your Head?
2nd Grade ELA » Unit: Imaging & Visualizing - Can You Make a Picture In Your Head?
Andrea Praught
Oswego, IL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Imagine what fun you can have in the snow!

 
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Characters Change! - Looking at Pictures

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:

Characters develop in a familiar story - let's show how they change!

 
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Character vs. Self Conflicts

2nd Grade ELA » Unit: Challenging Characters
2nd Grade ELA » Unit: Challenging Characters
Dr. Miranti Murphy
Hollywood, FL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Conflict may be internal or external. This lesson focuses on the internal conflict that characters have with themselves. Character perspectives are explored to understand this type of conflict.

 
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Da Vinci and the Journal

2nd Grade Science » Unit: Inquiry in Science
2nd Grade Science » Unit: Inquiry in Science
Veronique Paquette
East Wenatchee, WA
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

The understanding that science ideas, concepts, creations and learning's can have a severe impact not only on individuals, but the world, is explored.

 
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Questions Help Us See How Characters Develop

2nd Grade ELA » Unit: Questioning - Get to the Heart of the Text!!
2nd Grade ELA » Unit: Questioning - Get to the Heart of the Text!!
Andrea Praught
Oswego, IL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Ask some questions to see how the author develops the character.

 
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Pigeon Finds A Hot Dog... Let's Infer What Happens!

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:

That crazy pigeon!! Can you infer when he finds a hot dog?

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pigeon finds an ice cream cone worksheet
   

Asked and Answered - Use Inferences and Text

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:

Questions and answers help us understand better. Are the answers in the text or do we need to make an inference? In this lesson, we turn to a famous genius to find out ...

 
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What Is the Arctic Tundra? Day 1 of 3

2nd Grade ELA » Unit: Habitats: Exploring the Regions Of Our World
2nd Grade ELA » Unit: Habitats: Exploring the Regions Of Our World
Maricela Rodriguez
Los Angeles, CA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

The Arctic tundra, a place of unusual beauty, is the setting for a heartwarming tale of a boy and a wolf.

 
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what is the arctic tundra all about
   

Ouch! There's a Pea Under the Mattress! (Lesson 1 of 3)

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:

Three stories! Compare, Constrast and Infer the Ideas!

 
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Tale of Despereaux: Conflicts

2nd Grade ELA » Unit: Challenging Characters
2nd Grade ELA » Unit: Challenging Characters
Dr. Miranti Murphy
Hollywood, FL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

How does conflict influence a story ?

 
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Common Core ELA
 
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