L.2.5

Demonstrate understanding of word relationships and nuances in word meanings.

 
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Poetry: Acrostic Poem

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

How does the structure of acrostic poems affect its rhythm and meaning? Students experiment with Tier 2 words as they create complex acrostic poetry.

 
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What Is The Difference Between Bodies of Water

2nd Grade Science » Unit: Understanding Our Earth
2nd Grade Science » Unit: Understanding Our Earth
Beth McKenna
York, ME
Environment: Suburban
 
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Fresh water on earth can be found in a variety of different formats. Drinking water comes from some of these sources.

 
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Onomatopoeia

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

How does learning about onomatopoeia help us find meaning in the texts we read?

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Characters and Their Traits Day 2 of 3

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
 
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To know Wilbur is to love him.

 
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Personification

2nd Grade ELA » Unit: Figurative Language
2nd Grade ELA » Unit: Figurative Language
Dr. Miranti Murphy
Hollywood, FL
Environment: Suburban
 
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How does the author use personification to add meaning and make the text come alive?

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Metaphors

2nd Grade ELA » Unit: Figurative Language
2nd Grade ELA » Unit: Figurative Language
Dr. Miranti Murphy
Hollywood, FL
Environment: Suburban
 
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How do authors use metaphors as vivid representations to compare two unlike objects with common ground?

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Similes

2nd Grade ELA » Unit: Figurative Language
2nd Grade ELA » Unit: Figurative Language
Dr. Miranti Murphy
Hollywood, FL
Environment: Suburban
 
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How do authors use similes to provide imagery and clarify meaning through comparisons?

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Idioms

2nd Grade ELA » Unit: Figurative Language
2nd Grade ELA » Unit: Figurative Language
Dr. Miranti Murphy
Hollywood, FL
Environment: Suburban
 
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How are idioms used as imagery in writing to express figurative meaning which differs from its literal meaning?

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Cliches

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

How do we authors make overuse and boring cliches to liven up their stories ?

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Identify real-life connections between words and their use (e.g., describe foods that are spicy or juicy).

Distinguish shades of meaning among closely related verbs (e.g., toss, throw, hurl) and closely related adjectives (e.g., thin, slender, skinny, scrawny)

Common Core ELA
 
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