RI.2.10

By the end of year, read and comprehend informational texts, including history/social studies, science, and technical texts, in the grades 2-3 text complexity band proficiently, with scaffolding as needed at the high end of the range.

 
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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
   

Procedural Text: Sports Manual

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

How do procedural texts help us in the real world ? Students take advantage of the sports season to create sports manual and explore components of procedural text.

 
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Exploring Rocks

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:

Rocks come in different sizes and shapes.

 
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hmmm which one is next
   

Why Did the Dinosaurs Disappear? Day 1 of 2

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

Many ideas exist that explain the disappearance of the dinosaurs. Students sift through these theories while learning to hone in on key details and text evidence.

 
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whattheoryareyoureadingabout
   

The Layers of Soil

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:

The layers of our Earth are deep. Students continue to read closely informational text to deepen their knowledge of the planet they inhabit.

 
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drawingofsoil
   

Mice and Beans: A Story Within A Story

2nd Grade ELA » Unit: Stirring Up Memories, An Autobiography
2nd Grade ELA » Unit: Stirring Up Memories, An Autobiography
Maricela Rodriguez
Los Angeles, CA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

We can use our memories and our imagination to write stories. Weaving the fictional with family traditions can result in a humorous tale.

 
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highlightinghowthekitchensmells
   

What Are Fossils?

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:

Fossils Rock! Today students will read closely, take notes, discuss, share, and have fun exploring fossils in different ways.

 
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imbeingapaleontologist thistakespatience
   

Much to Know About Pigs

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:

OINK! Pigs are surprisingly interesting animals. Did you know pigs pick up tricks faster than dogs? Come discover more enchanting facts about these social animals.

 
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pigs
   

What Do Fossils Tell Us About Our Earth? 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:

Fossils are clues to our past. Today, my students will be building knowledge through a video and a story titled, Fossils Tell of Long Ago, by Aliki.

 
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Exploring Text Features

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

We are going on a hunt for text features! Which ones will we find and how many of them? Join us in the fun.

 
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their native tongue
   

The Rock Cycle: Where do Metamorphic Rocks Fit?

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:

Rocks have a cycle too!

 
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anothercoolrockcyclediagram
   

Who Left Their Fossils Deep in the Earth?

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

Fossils tell the story of those "terrible lizards" we call dinosaurs.

 
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ontothenextpage
   

What Do Our Memories Hold? Day 1 of 3

2nd Grade ELA » Unit: Stirring Up Memories, An Autobiography
2nd Grade ELA » Unit: Stirring Up Memories, An Autobiography
Maricela Rodriguez
Los Angeles, CA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Everyone has a story and we tell them in different ways. In today's story, the author stirs up her childhood memories to share hers. What fond memories do you have of your childhood?

 
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her writing
   

Exploring Minerals

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:

Today students continue with hands on, cross-curricular learning. They dive into information about how minerals make up rocks.

 
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thisisexciting
   

Florida Facts

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

How can I use digital sources to conduct shared research? Students evaluate the relevancy and accuracy of information from multiple sources as they research geographical, historical, and societal facts about Florida.

 
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