RL.2.7

Use information gained from the illustrations and words in a print or digital text to demonstrate understanding of its characters, setting, or plot.

 
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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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Cinder-Elly: Day 1 of Cinderella Unit

2nd Grade ELA » Unit: Fractured Fairly Tales
2nd Grade ELA » Unit: Fractured Fairly Tales
Dr. Miranti Murphy
Hollywood, FL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

As an introduction to different perspectives on the same story, students will analyze text of a different version of a familiar story.

 
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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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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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The Golden Sandal: Day 3 of Cinderella Unit

2nd Grade ELA » Unit: Fractured Fairly Tales
2nd Grade ELA » Unit: Fractured Fairly Tales
Dr. Miranti Murphy
Hollywood, FL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Comparing the familiar with an unfamiliar version gives students opportunity to analyze multiple perspectives.

 
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Oh No! Duck for President - Imagine That!

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:

Put the images on the mountain!

 
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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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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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amos and boris lesson pic
   
2nd Grade ELA » Unit: Focus on Biography
Miki Frace
Ocean Park, WA
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

The story is the same; the presentation of facts varies.

 
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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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A Sword Is Stuck In The Rock! Make Inferences About the Plot

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:

King Arthur! A Sword in a Rock! Let's Infer What Happened By Asking Questions!

 
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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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Dogs and Haikus-What's the Plot?

2nd Grade ELA » Unit: Poetry-Rhythm, Rhyme, Repeated Words-Let's Look at Different Kinds of Poetry
2nd Grade ELA » Unit: Poetry-Rhythm, Rhyme, Repeated Words-Let's Look at Different Kinds of Poetry
Andrea Praught
Oswego, IL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

The poetic text and pictures show us the plot!

 
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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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Those Darn Squirrels Are Great Engineers!

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:

Even squirrels can be engineers by following steps in the design process.

 
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squirrel
Common Core ELA
 
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