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Grade 2 Reading

Units of Study:

September

Developing Self-Directed Reading Routines That Support Text Analysis

October

Flexibly Applying Print Strategies to Maintain Understanding in Just-Right Books

November

Reading and Recounting Fables and Folktales: Analyzing Characters and Determining Lessons or Morals

December - January

Seeking Answers to Questions We Have About Topics of Interest Using Nonfiction Text Features (Science or Social Studies)

February

Reading and Recounting Stories: Analyzing Characters’ and Determining Central Messages

March

Analyzing Word Relationships and Nuances in Word Meanings Through Reading Poetry

April Mid May

Conducting Research: Using Informational Texts to Understand Causes of Change (Science or Social Studies)

Mid May-June

Celebrating Mentor Authors While Developing Plans for Summer Reading 

 

 

Grade 2 Writing

Units of Study:

September

Developing Self-Directed Writing Routines While Zooming-in on Small Moments within Events from Our Lives

October

Reviewing Books We Read: Sharing Our Opinions to Influence Others’ Reading Preferences

November

Storytelling and Writing Adaptations of Favorite Fables

December - January

Teaching Others by Writing All We Know About a Shared-Class Topic (Science or Social Studies)

February

Storytelling and Writing Well- Structured Realistic Fiction Stories

March

Crafting Poetry with Careful Word Choice to Impact Readers

April Mid May

Using Research to Teach Others by Writing All We Know About a Shared-Class Topic (Science or Social Studies)

Mid May-June

Writing Letters with Audience in Mind to Cause Change