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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
   

Those Darn Squirrels!-- Brainstorming Ideas

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:

We can learn about the engineering design process in a fun and entertaining way by reading a book about imaginative squirrels! Your kiddos will go nutty over the engineering design process!

 
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book
   

Faulty Logic: Overgeneralization

2nd Grade ELA » Unit: Errors in Reasoning Examined
2nd Grade ELA » Unit: Errors in Reasoning Examined
Dr. Miranti Murphy
Hollywood, FL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Students use critical thinking skills to detect faulty logic in arguments. Non-examples help students learn, too!

 
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Abuelo and the Three Bears Day 1 of 2

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

Every culture has it's unique way of telling folktales. Will Trencitas (Goldilocks) eat all the frijoles (beans) while the three bears take their walk?

 
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i know i know
   

Catalog Cats/ Our Garden Day 1

2nd Grade ELA » Unit: Shared Inquiry Discussion 1
2nd Grade ELA » Unit: Shared Inquiry Discussion 1
Dr. Miranti Murphy
Hollywood, FL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

How do multiple readings of text deepen knowledge ? Students use post-it notes to highlight specific points in the story and collaborate to design interpretive questions.

 
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The Happy Lion Part 1

2nd Grade ELA » Unit: Shared Inquiry Discussion 1
2nd Grade ELA » Unit: Shared Inquiry Discussion 1
Dr. Miranti Murphy
Hollywood, FL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

How do multiple readings of text deepen knowledge ? Students use post-it notes to highlight specific points in the story and collaborate to design interpretive questions.

 
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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
   

Faulty Logic: Circular Reasoning

2nd Grade ELA » Unit: Errors in Reasoning Examined
2nd Grade ELA » Unit: Errors in Reasoning Examined
Dr. Miranti Murphy
Hollywood, FL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Sections What is Self-Contradiction Duration: 20 minutes. In order to teach the Common Core writing standards of using reasoning to support opinions, I guide students to explore faulty logic. Faulty logic is an argument that l

 
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circular reasoning
   

The Girl and the Chenoo Day 1

2nd Grade ELA » Unit: Shared Inquiry Discussion 1
2nd Grade ELA » Unit: Shared Inquiry Discussion 1
Dr. Miranti Murphy
Hollywood, FL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

How do multiple readings of text deepen knowledge ? Students use post-it notes to highlight specific points in the story and collaborate to design interpretive questions.

 
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questions
   

Abuelo and the Three Bears Day 2 of 2

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

Trencitas (Golilocks) is still found in Osito's (Little Bear's) bed and instead of jumping out the window, she gets walked home by the all three bears. Come find out how this version is alike and different from the original.

 
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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
   

Folktales: What Do They Teach? Day 1 of 2

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

Anansi, Coyote, Lo Po Po, what lessons do you bring to teach us?

 
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anansi for me
   

Compiling My Research

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:

What to do with all the information? Now is the time to zero in on what I, as the author, think is important.

 
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Errors in Reasoning: Faulty Logic

2nd Grade ELA » Unit: Errors in Reasoning Examined
2nd Grade ELA » Unit: Errors in Reasoning Examined
Dr. Miranti Murphy
Hollywood, FL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Students use critical thinking skills to detect faulty logic in arguments. Non-examples help students learn, too!

 
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Errors in Reasoning Overview

2nd Grade ELA » Unit: Errors in Reasoning Examined
2nd Grade ELA » Unit: Errors in Reasoning Examined
Dr. Miranti Murphy
Hollywood, FL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Students use critical thinking skills to detect faulty logic in arguments. Non-examples help students learn, too!

 
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Common Core ELA
 
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