RI.2.4

Determine the meaning of words and phrases in a text relevant to a grade 2 topic or subject area.

 
15 Lesson(s)
   

They Open & Close - Flowers & Syllables

2nd Grade ELA » Unit: Vocabulary within Informational Text
2nd Grade ELA » Unit: Vocabulary within Informational Text
Andrea Praught
Oswego, IL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

How do you read those words? Look for open and closed syllables!

 
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What's That Word Mean? Informational Text

2nd Grade ELA » Unit: Vocabulary within Informational Text
2nd Grade ELA » Unit: Vocabulary within Informational Text
Andrea Praught
Oswego, IL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Sentences, illustrations and parts of a word...these help us figure out the meaning of the word!

 
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Teaching Context Clues

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

Context clues: Which are helpful? And, how do we use text features to help us determine the meaning of a word?

 
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M.L. King Jr. - His Story Was In the Past!

2nd Grade ELA » Unit: Vocabulary within Informational Text
2nd Grade ELA » Unit: Vocabulary within Informational Text
Andrea Praught
Oswego, IL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Past tense..regular or irregular and what's the root?

 
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Break It - Use Syllables in Writing

2nd Grade ELA » Unit: Vocabulary within Informational Text
2nd Grade ELA » Unit: Vocabulary within Informational Text
Andrea Praught
Oswego, IL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

How can we deepen our understanding of syllables and use them to make our writing better?

 
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New Words and Connecting Ideas

2nd Grade ELA » Unit: Vocabulary within Informational Text
2nd Grade ELA » Unit: Vocabulary within Informational Text
Andrea Praught
Oswego, IL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Define, Connect and Understand!!

 
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My Favorite Bank Book

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:

Informational text is available and necessary everywhere in the world - you can bank on it!

 
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What's In The Garden? Make Some Conclusions

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:

How do we draw conclusions? Using words, pictures and inferences.

 
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Sedimentary Rocks Day 1 of 2

2nd Grade ELA » Unit: All About Rocks: Learning Science Through Informational Text
2nd Grade ELA » Unit: All About Rocks: Learning Science Through Informational Text
Maricela Rodriguez
Los Angeles, CA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

It's in all in the layers! Today, to build their content knowledge students will be viewing a video and analyzing an informational text on sedimentary rock.

 
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whatquestionsdoihave
   

How Does The Author Tell the Story? Day 1 of 3

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

A traveling seed, the four seasons, and the sunflower cycle: how does the author put all together?

 
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Patricia Bath, M.D. African-American Inventor

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

One doctor's dedication to serving others results in eye instruments that restore eye sight.

 
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How Does the Author Tell the Story Day 3 of 3

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

Every author has their own unique way of telling stories. How does Eric Carle let us know things have changed for the tiny seed?

 
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asunflowerheadopening
   

How Does The Author Tell the Story Day 2 of 3

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

Authors write about what interests them. For Eric Carle nature is a powerful source of inspiration.

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

What invention of 1885 gave way to the sofa bed of today? Come learn all about it!

 
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now writing about sarah e goode
   

What is a Habitat? What is Biodiversity?

2nd Grade Science » Unit: The Wonderful Biodiversity of Life
2nd Grade Science » Unit: The Wonderful Biodiversity of Life
Jeri Faber
Ringwood, IL
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

We can use a Frayer Model to help us learn vocabulary!

 
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