This 2nd-3rd grade Reading and writing curriculum helps students focus on becoming reading & writing experts while preparing them for the next grade level. The writing course provides instruction in fundamental composition skills to prepare students for school
tests and exams. The course emphasizes the mastery of grammar usage, punctuation, sentence
structures, and clear writing purpose.
The 2nd – 3rd grade Writing students writes a variety of types of texts including:
Students write about an event, describing actions, thoughts, and feelings, and provide a conclusion.
Opinion Pieces: Students state their opinions and provide reasons to support them, closing with a conclusion.
Lesson 1: Context reading, Prediction writing practice: What Happened Next?
Lesson 2: Four types of Sentences & writing practice
Lesson 3: Stretching sentences: Adding details to sentences,
adjectives and adverbs writing practice
Lesson 4: Plan Your Story: Sequence of Events, logical writing practice
Lesson 5: Fact VS Opinion reading and prompts writing practice
Lesson 6: Letter Write: Persuasive opinion writing
Lesson 7: Research Writing: Animal Life cycles All Around writing practice
Lesson 8: Haiku Syllables and Haiku Poem writing
Lesson 9: Map a Story: Prompts writing practice
Lesson 10: Research Writing: Explore Nature, five senses.
Lesson 11: Here’s What I Think: My Best… Prompts writing
Lesson 12: Analyzing story elements: Dissecting stories
Lesson 13: Information presentation: venn diagram
Lesson 14: Research writing: Holidays Around the World
Lesson 15: The Five W’s Writing Practice
Lesson 16: Informative Writing Prompts Writing
Lesson 17: Personal narrative: Beginning, Middle, End
Lesson 18: Picture Writing prompts
Lesson 19: Sensory Words Writing Prompts
Lesson 20: Thank You notes writing prompts, Creative Writing writing practice
About the teacher
Hello! My name is Miss Stella, and I’m so excited to meet you here and help you gain confidence in reading and writing.
I hold an English Bachelor degree and a Master of Education from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. This is my 9th year of teaching English Language Arts.
I’m teaching 1st to 3rd graders in an elementary school right now, and I have worked as a high school ELA teacher before that. My teaching philosophy is to see to every student’s unique needs and demands. I like to use a wide range of formative and summative class activities to closely monitor students’ growth. I am absolutely in love with what I do and I genuinely look forward to helping you in any way I could.
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