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Grade 2 Literacy - Week Five

Printable Version of this lesson board in PDF format

2nd Grade Literacy

Week 5 May 4 - 8

Literacy Objectives: Students will be able to:

  • ask and answer questions such as who, what, when, where, why, and how to demonstrate key details in literary text.
  • know and apply grade-level phonics and word analysis skills in decoding words.
  • write opinion pieces in which they introduce the topic or book they are writing about, state an opinion, supply reasons that support the opinion, use linking words (e.g., because, and, also) to connect opinion and reasons, and provide a concluding statement or section.

Objetivos: Los estudiantes podrán:

  • hacer y contestar preguntas tales como: quién, qué, dónde, cuándo, por qué y cómo, para demostrar la comprensión de los detalles clave en un texto.
  • conocer y aplicar la fonética y las destrezas de análisis de palabras a nivel de grado, en la decodificación de palabras, tanto en forma aislada como en un texto.
  • escribir propuestas de opinión en las cuales presentan el tema o libro sobre el cual están escribiendo, expresan su opinión, ofrecen las razones para esa opinión, usan palabras de enlace (por ejemplo: porque, y, también) para conectar la opinión y las razones y proporcionan una declaración o sección final.

Benchmark Reading Selection
Go to Clever and select the Benchmark app.
Go to your inbox and click on assignments.
Read the book and answer the questions in the back of the book.
How Chipmunk Got His Stripes
The Bremen Town Musicians
Neptune and Minerva
Selecciones de Benchmark Adelante
Lee los siguientes cuentos. Después de leer completa el mapa de historia o el mapa del cuento.
Como obtuvo sus rayas la ardilla rayada
Los músicos de Bremen
Neptuno y Minerva

Q1. Which book title goes with the picture?
BB.2 Complete the opinion passage
BB.4 Complete the opinion with a reason

Juegos en Imagine en español
Ficción y no ficción práctica
Ficción y no ficción prueba
Mapa del cuento: introducción
Mapa del cuento: práctica

To access the articles, log into Clever and click on the Newsela app.
Read the following texts and complete the Power Words, Write, and Quiz activities.
King of the Forest
Lightning Quick
Translating Aunt Edna
Scholastic News en español
Lee el articulo No te metas con este papá. Escoge una palabra nueva del artículo. Completa página 4 y completa la hoja Red de palabras.
Lee el artículo ¡Las mariposas regresan! Escribe de las detalles clave de cada sección. Completa página 4.

Scholastic Learn:
Login into: BookFlix!
Username: Learning20
Password: Clifford
Read these exciting titles:
Roberto the Insect Architect
Harry the Dirty Dog
Too Many Tamales

Aprender con Scholastic:
Para leer/escuchar los siguientes cuentos usa:
Username: Learning20
Password: Clifford
Lee/escucha La oruga y el renacuajo. Completa el mapa del cuento.
Lee/escucha Un renacuajo se hace adulto. Escribe la idea principal del cuento.

Success-Maker, K-8
Go to Clever and select the Success-Maker app.
Practice 20 minutes each day

Imagine Learning español
Ve a CLEVER y selecciona Imagine app
Practica 20 minutos diarios
You Tube Videos
6 Questions
Asking and Answering Questions: Reading Literature
Oreo Opinion Writing
Videos de You Tube
Hecho y opinión
Consejos para comprender la lectura
Texto oral con comprensión

Screen Free Activities
Would you rather be an otter or an eagle? Once you have made your choice, write a paragraph from your point of view describing some things you did today.
Would you rather go without video games or dessert for a month? Explain your choice and tell what you would do instead.
Would you rather have a giant pet, such as a dog, the size of an elephant or a mini pet, such as a dog, that could fit in your pocket? Why?

Usa los visuales para ayudarte a escribir. Usa este organizador para escribir.
¿Prefieres comer una bolsa comida de gato o comer dos tomates podridos?
Yo prefiero comer ___ porque ___.
¿Prefieres leer la mente o ser invisible?
Yo prefiero ___ porque ___.
¿Prefieres ir a Disneylandia o ir a Estudios Universales?
Yo prefiero ir a ___ porque ___.
Usa esta lista para revisar tu escritura.

Summer Bridges
Page 36
Page 38
Reading passage on page 39
Cuaderno de Empower
Reseña del libro
Resumen con tarjetas de índice
Palabras con S, C, o X


Which book did you enjoy reading or listening to this week? Why? Would you recommend this book to a friend?

¿Qué libro te ha gustado leer o escuchar esta semana? ¿por qué? ¿Recomendarías este libro a un amigo?

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