RL.2.5

Describe the overall structure of a story, including describing how the beginning introduces the story and the ending concludes the action.

 
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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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Connecting To The Theme with Elmer!

2nd Grade ELA » Unit: Connecting with Key Details and Theme
2nd Grade ELA » Unit: Connecting with Key Details and Theme
Andrea Praught
Oswego, IL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

What's the theme of the story and why is it important to me?

 
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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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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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Wow - Same story, but different problems and solutions!

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:

Fables from other countries - compare/contrast and look at the problem and solution!

 
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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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Peek Inside.... And Predict! (Lesson 1 of 2)

2nd Grade ELA » Unit: Let's Practice Predicting
2nd Grade ELA » Unit: Let's Practice Predicting
Andrea Praught
Oswego, IL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

You see the illustrations; now add ideas that you know and read to verify your predictions!

 
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Let's Summarize Literature and Make a Scene!

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:

Let's Summarize with 'Somebody, Wanted, But, So, Then' organizer and then act out the story!

 
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Who Done It? Let's Play Clue and Ask Questions!

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:

Mr. Greene in the Library with the Candlestick!! Let's use story structure and questions to figure out "Who Done It?"!

 
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Connect To the World and Don't use 'Slug'gish Words

2nd Grade ELA » Unit: Connecting with Key Details and Theme
2nd Grade ELA » Unit: Connecting with Key Details and Theme
Andrea Praught
Oswego, IL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Use voice to show a character's point of view!

 
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Points of Literature-Main Idea and Details

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:

Points on a Map-Use Story Elements to help us

Standards:
 
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When, Where and What's the Problem? You're the reporter!!

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:

Where? When? What's the problem? Report it all to us!

 
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Predict the Ending - It Goes Around and Around!

2nd Grade ELA » Unit: Let's Practice Predicting
2nd Grade ELA » Unit: Let's Practice Predicting
Andrea Praught
Oswego, IL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Some stories are cyclical - the ideas go around and around! That makes it easy to predict the ending!

 
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Go Figure with Figurative Language - It Helps with Predicting!

2nd Grade ELA » Unit: Let's Practice Predicting
2nd Grade ELA » Unit: Let's Practice Predicting
Andrea Praught
Oswego, IL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Figurative language and illustrations carry SO MUCH MEANING - let's take a look at how they help students predict!

 
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Predict Using Characters' Actions and Rhythm

2nd Grade ELA » Unit: Let's Practice Predicting
2nd Grade ELA » Unit: Let's Practice Predicting
Andrea Praught
Oswego, IL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Characters' motivations and rhythm - they help students predict!

 
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