SL.2.1

Participate in collaborative conversations with diverse partners about grade 2 topics and texts with peers and adults in small and larger groups.

 
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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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there are pictures too
   

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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cinderelly
   

The Ugly Vegetables

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

My students learn about vegetables from a different culture. Why are they called ugly when they tasty so yummy? Looks are definitely deceiving!

 
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the ugly vegetables
   

What is Inquiry?

2nd Grade ELA » Unit: Shared Inquiry Discussion
2nd Grade ELA » Unit: Shared Inquiry Discussion
Dr. Miranti Murphy
Hollywood, FL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Understanding and applying the shared inquiry method of learning.

 
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jr great book
   

Introduction of Text Features

2nd Grade ELA » Unit: Text Features in Informational Text
2nd Grade ELA » Unit: Text Features in Informational Text
Dr. Miranti Murphy
Hollywood, FL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Reference and Research skills have real world applications that enhance students' ability to locate information efficiently and effectively for multiple purposes.

 
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Why Do We Need Bees?

2nd Grade Science » Unit: Pollination and Seed Dispersal
2nd Grade Science » Unit: Pollination and Seed Dispersal
Jeri Faber
Ringwood, IL
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

Bees and pollination are a vital part of life! What would happen if there were no bees? Let's find out and then make a bee food chain.

 
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I Scream, You Scream, We All Scream for VANILLA Ice Cream!

2nd Grade Science » Unit: Pollination and Seed Dispersal
2nd Grade Science » Unit: Pollination and Seed Dispersal
Jeri Faber
Ringwood, IL
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

Pollination can be tricky for some plants, like the vanilla plant. We can use the engineering process to help us design our very own plant pollinator!

 
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Yeh-Shen, the Chinese Cinderella: Day 2 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:

Puppetry can be used to dramatize a different version of the same fictional story while foreshadowing similar key details.

 
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yeg shen cinderella
   

Classifying Animals

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:

Scientists group animals by their characteristics.

 
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animal classification
   

Waldo says "Where's Writing?"

2nd Grade ELA » Unit: Start 2nd grade off with Writing!
2nd Grade ELA » Unit: Start 2nd grade off with Writing!
Andrea Praught
Oswego, IL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Writing is all around us! Look through the Waldo glasses at examples from school and use the 'writing process' to create a project about the types of writing!

 
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What Will I Tell?

2nd Grade ELA » Unit: I Am A Biographer
2nd Grade ELA » Unit: I Am A Biographer
Miki Frace
Ocean Park, WA
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

Biographers have a particular job; telling others about an individual. What do they tell?

 
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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
   

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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reading
   

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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Building and Testing Our Vanilla Plant Pollinator

2nd Grade Science » Unit: Pollination and Seed Dispersal
2nd Grade Science » Unit: Pollination and Seed Dispersal
Jeri Faber
Ringwood, IL
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

Our student engineers build their own plant pollinator design. Then they test it to determine its effectiveness. Life can be pretty sweet!

 
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Follow agreed-upon rules for discussions (e.g., gaining the floor in respectful ways, listening to others with care, speaking one at a time about the topics and texts under discussion).

Build on others' talk in conversations by linking their comments to the remarks of others.

Ask for clarification and further explanation as needed about the topics and texts under discussion.

Common Core ELA
 
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