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English Writing and Reading (G2)-20 lessons-Spring Class

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Class Time: Every Sunday, 18:30-19:30 PM (central time)

Class Date: 1/19/2020 -5/31/2020

Lessons: 20

Teacher: Ms. Saima

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Joined Class: 4 Persons

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Course Description

The 2nd grade reading curriculum focuses on understanding and developing an extensive sight word vocabulary. Applying more complex phonics strategies and continue to develop their literacy skills as they learn more complex words and absorb longer, more rigorous texts in a variety of genres including fiction, non-fiction, and poetry. The writing curriculum focuses on writing competently for many purposes, using punctuation appropriately and experiencing a variety of literary genres.

What you’ll learn?

  •  Read and comprehend a wide variety of significant works of children’s literature, including stories and poetry.
  • Students analyze the elements of narrative text, the characters, plot, and setting.
  • Students learn about rhythm, rhyme, and alliteration and how those techniques add meaning to a story or poem.
  • They compare and contrast elements within and among texts.
  • Students read and recount stories, fables, and folktales.
  • They recognize the different points of view of characters in a story and how those differences are expressed in dialogue.
  • Understand and can describe how the story is introduced in the beginning and how the action is concluded.
  • Learn to use text features, such as headings, to locate information or key facts in text.
  • Learn how to identify the main purpose of the text, including what the author wants to explain or describe.
  • Reads multisyllabic words by breaking the word into syllables and use their knowledge of prefixes and suffixes to determine the word’s meaning.

The 2nd grade Writing students writes a variety of types of texts including:

  • Opinion Pieces: Students state their opinions and provide reasons to support them, closing with a conclusion.
  • Students write about an event, describing actions, thoughts, and feelings, and provide a conclusion.
  • Generate ideas for writing including using patterns and ideas from stories
  • Write recognizable short sentences related to a main idea.
  • Begin to revise writing by expanding on an idea, using word choice with author’s voice and editing for punctuation.
  • Write in complete sentences and write with a central idea organized in a logical sequence using some descriptive words. 
  • Begin to use spacing between words, experiment with capital letters, punctuation and spelling. 
  • Write clear beginning, middle and end as well as use paragraphs to organize ideas using a variety of sentence forms.
  • Study letter writing including greeting, content and closing.
  • Continue to improve basic writing skills including proper punctuation, accurate spelling, contractions and use of the 6 Traits of Writing (voice, word choice, conventions, fluency, ideas and organization)

Course Breakdown

Week1- DIFFERENT PLACES. Review the Vocabulary, Read the text Alaska: A special place. Comprehension Strategy- Reread. Comprehension Skill: Compare and Contrast. Genre: Expository Text. Vocabulary Strategy: Compound words. Writing: Ideas.

Week2 – EARTH CHANGES. Review the Vocabulary, Read the text Into the Sea. Comprehension Strategy- Reread. Comprehension Skill: Cause and Effect. Genre: Expository Text. Vocabulary Strategy: Context Clues. Writing: Word choice.

Week3 – OUR CULTURE MAKES US SPECIAL. Review the Vocabulary, Read the text Happy New Year. Comprehension Strategy- Visualize. Comprehension Skill: Compare and Contrast. Genre: Realistic Fiction. Vocabulary Strategy: Similes. Writing: Voice.

Week4 – FOLKTALES ABOUT NATURE. Review the Vocabulary, Read the text, Why the Sun and Moon Live in The Sky. Comprehension Strategy- Visualize. Comprehension Skill: Theme. Genre: Drama/Folktale. Vocabulary Strategy: Root words. Writing: Ideas.

Week5 – BEING A GOOD CITIZEN. Review the Vocabulary, Read the text, A Difficult Decision. Comprehension Strategy- Summarize. Comprehension Skill: Point of View. Genre: Realistic Fiction. Vocabulary Strategy: Suffixes. Writing: Ideas.

Week6 –COOPERATION WORKS. Review the Vocabulary, Read the text, Soccer Friends. Comprehension Strategy- Summarize. Comprehension Skill: Point of View. Genre: Fiction. Vocabulary Strategy: Idioms. Writing: Sentence Fluency.

Week7- OUR HEROES. Review the Vocabulary, Read the text, Cesar Chavez. Comprehension Strategy- Summarize. Comprehension Skill: Sequence. Vocabulary Strategy: Synonyms. Writing: Organization.

Week8 – PRESERVING OUR EARTH. Review the Vocabulary, Read the text, The Art Project.  Comprehension Strategy- Make Predictions. Comprehension Skill: Problem and Solution.  Genre: Fiction. Vocabulary Strategy: Homophones. Writing: Word Choice.

Week9 – RIGHTS AND RULES. Review the Vocabulary, Read the text, Visiting the Past. Comprehension Strategy- Make Predictions. Comprehension Skill: Cause and Effect. Genre: Expository Text. Vocabulary Strategy: Multiple- meaning Words. Writing: Voice.

Week10 – THE WORLD OF IDEAS. Review the Vocabulary, Read the text, A Box of Crayons. Genre: Poetry. Comprehension Skill: Point of View. Literary Element: Rhyme. Vocabulary Strategy: Metaphors. Writing: Word Choice.

Week11- PLANT MYTHS AND FACTS. Review the Vocabulary, Read the text Why Fir Tree Keeps His Leaves. Comprehension Strategy- Reread. Comprehension Skill: Theme. Genre: Myth. Vocabulary Strategy: Context Clues. Writing: Organization.

Week12 – WE NEED ENERGY. Review the Vocabulary, Read the text Pedal Power. Comprehension Strategy- Reread. Comprehension Skill: Author’s Purpose. Genre: Expository Text. Vocabulary Strategy: Paragraph Clues. Writing: Word choice.

Week13 – TEAM UP TO EXPLORE. Review the Vocabulary, Read the text DIVE TEAMS. Comprehension Strategy- Summarize. Comprehension Skill: Main Idea and Key Details. Genre: Expository Text. Vocabulary Strategy: Greek and Latin Roots. Writing: Ideas.

Week14 – MONEY MATTERS. Review the Vocabulary, Read the text, The Life of a Dollar Bill. Comprehension Strategy- Summarize. Comprehension Skill: Problem and Solution. Genre: Expository Text. Vocabulary Strategy: Paragraph Clues. Writing: Organization.

Week15 –ANIMAL DISCOVERIES. Review the Vocabulary, Read the text, A Visit to The Desert. Comprehension Strategy- Making Predictions. Comprehension Skill: Character, Setting, Plot. Genre: Realistic Fiction. Vocabulary Strategy: Prefixes. Writing: Ideas.

Week16 –ANIMAL HABITATS. Review the Vocabulary, Read the text, A Prairie Guard Dog. Comprehension Strategy- Making Predictions. Comprehension Skill: Main Topic and Key Details. Genre: Narrative Nonfiction. Vocabulary Strategy: Suffixes. Writing: Organization.

Week17- THE EARTH’S FORCES. Review the Vocabulary, Read the text, Magnets Work! Comprehension Strategy– Reread. Comprehension Skill: Author’s Purpose. Genre: Expository Text Vocabulary Strategy: Similes. Writing: Organization.

Week18 – LOOK AT THE SKY. Review the Vocabulary, Read the text, Starry Nights.  Comprehension Strategy- Reread. Comprehension Skill: Sequence.  Genre: Fiction. Vocabulary Strategy: Compound Words. Writing: Word Choice.

Week19 – WAYS PEOPLE HELP. Review the Vocabulary, Read the text, Lighting Lives. Comprehension Strategy- Ask and Answer Questions. Comprehension Skill: Author’s Purpose. Genre: Narrative Nonfiction. Vocabulary Strategy: Synonyms. Writing: Voice.

Week20 – WEATHER ALERT. Review the Vocabulary, Read the text, Tornado. Genre: Expository Text. Comprehension Skill: Main Idea and Key Details. Comprehension Strategy- Ask and Answer Questions. Vocabulary Strategy: Antonyms. Writing: Organization.

Class Time: Sunday 19:00-20:10 PM (central time)

Class Date: 1/19/2020 -5/31/2020

About the teacher

Mrs. Saima holds a bachelor’s degree in Education and dual bachelor’s degree in Science. She has taught English to children for 16 years. Currently, she is working as an online English instructor, teaching kids aged 4-14 years. She loves teaching and watching the young minds shape and mold into wonderful readers and writers. Her job as a facilitator is to develop enriching, engaging lessons that stretch the thinking of all the young students.

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