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Grade 2 Version: 05-06-CPS

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Unit Name: 01R - How do I become a Great Reader?

Essential Question

How do I see myself as a reader? How do I make sense of text?

Topic 1

Great Readers See Themselves as Readers

How do I see myself as a reader?

Successful readers exhibit certain behaviors. This unit will help students develop good reading habits: how to choose books, how to care for books respectively, and how to make reading a valued part of each day. In addition, students will recognize plot, setting, and character within text, and summarize text content.

Topic 1 Vocabulary

  • compound words
  • expression
  • connections
  • elements
  • genres
  • author's purpose
  • fluent/fluency
  • r-controlled vowels
  • compare/contrast
  • punctuation
  • text
  • plot
  • setting
  • character
  • synonyms
  • antonyms
  • self-correct
  • summarize
  • variety

Topic 1 Standards and Elements


ELA2R1.d Phonics/Word Identification
ELA2R1.g Phonics/Word Identification
ELA2R1c Phonics/Word Identification
ELA2R2.a Fluency
ELA2R2.b Fluency
ELA2R2.c Fluency
ELA2R2.d Fluency
ELA2R2.e Fluency
ELA2R3.a Vocabulary
ELA2R3.c Vocabulary
ELA2R4.a Comprehension
ELA2R4.e Comprehension
ELA2R4.h Comprehension
ELA2R4.l Comprehension
ELA2R4.m Comprehension
ELA2R4.o Comprehension
ELA2R4.p Comprehension

Topic 2

Great Readers Make Sense of Text

How do I make sense of text?

Making sense of text is the ultimate goal of reading. By making predictions, making connections, asking questions, self-monitoring, problem-solving words, and summarizing, students become more proficient at understanding what they read. These reading strategies will be introduced and reinforced throughout this unit.

Topic 2 Vocabulary

  • Continue to emphasize vocabulary words from Unit 1, Topic 1 and add these words:blend
  • diagraph
  • context clues
  • plural noun
  • prediction
  • main idea/details
  • infer
  • generate questions
  • syllables

Topic 2 Standards and Elements


ELA2R1.a Phonics/Word Identification
ELA2R1.b Phonics/Word Identification
ELA2R1.d Phonics/Word Identification
ELA2R1.g Phonics/Word Identification
ELA2R1f Phonics/Word Identification
ELA2R2.a Fluency
ELA2R2.b Fluency
ELA2R2.c Fluency
ELA2R2.d Fluency
ELA2R2.e Fluency
ELA2R3.a Vocabulary
ELA2R3.c Vocabulary
ELA2R3.d Vocabulary
ELA2R4.a Comprehension
ELA2R4.b Comprehension
ELA2R4.c Comprehension
ELA2R4.e Comprehension
ELA2R4.h Comprehension
ELA2R4.i Comprehension
ELA2R4.l Comprehension
ELA2R4.o Comprehension

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