Second Grade Enhancement Resources for Scott Foresman

Unit 1:  Learning Targets

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Iris and Walter (week 1)

Genre:  Realistic Fiction

Comprehension Skill: Character and Setting

Comprehension Strategy: Predict

Exploring Space with an Astronaut  (week 2)

Genre: Expository Nonfiction

Comprehension Skill: Main Ideas and Details

Comprehension Strategy: Text Structure

 

Henry and Mudge and the Starry Night (week 3)

Genre:  Realistic Fiction

Comprehension Skill: Character and Setting

Comprehension Strategy: Monitor and Fix Up:  Read On

 

A Walk in the Desert  (week 4)

Genre: Expository Nonfiction

Comprehension Skill: Main Ideas and Details

Comprehension Strategy: Text Structure

 

The Strongest One (week 5)

Genre: Play

Comprehension Skill: Realism and Fantasy

Comprehension Strategy: Monitor and Fix Up: Text Features

 

Unit 2:  Learning Targets

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Tara and Tiree, Fearless Friends (week 1)

Genre:  Realistic Fiction

Comprehension Skill:  Sequence

Comprehension Strategy: Predict

 

Ronald Morgan Goes to Bat  (week 2)

Genre:  Realistic Fiction

 Comprehension Skill: Realism and Fantasy

 Comprehension Strategy:  Prior Knowledge

 

Turtle's Race with Beaver (week 3)

Genre:  Folk Tale

Comprehension Skill:  Sequence

Comprehension Strategy:  Summarize

 

 

The Bremem Town Musicians (week 4)

Genre:  Folk Tale

Comprehension Skill: Author's Purpose

Comprehension Strategy:  Story Structure

 

A Turkey For Thanksgiving (week 5)

Genre:  Animal Fantasy

Comprehension Skill: Draw Conclusions

Comprehension Strategy: Visualize

 

Unit 3:  Learning Targets

 

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Pearl and Wagner:  Two Good Friends (week 1)

Genre:  Animal Fantasy 

Comprehension Skill: Author's Purpose

Comprehension Strategy:  Story Structure

 

Dear Juno (week 2)

Genre:  Realistic Fiction 

Comprehension Skill: Draw Conclusions

Comprehension Strategy:  Compare and Contrast

     

    Anansi Goes Fishing (week 3)

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Genre:  Folk Tale

    Comprehension Skill:  Cause and Effect

    Comprehension Strategy:  Monitor and Fix Up: Adjust Reading Rate

    Rosa and Blanca (week 4)

     

    Genre:  Realistic Fiction

    Comprehension Skill:  Theme and Plot 

    Comprehension Strategy: Predict

     

    A Weed is a Flower:  The Life of George Washington Carver (week 5)

    Genre: Biography 

    Comprehension Skill:  Cause and Effect

    Comprehension Strategy:  Monitor and Fix Up:

     

    Unit 4:  Learning Targets

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    The Quilt Story (week 1)

    Genre:  Realistic Fiction

    Comprehension Skill:  Compare and Contrast

    Comprehension Strategy:  Story Structure

     

    Life Cycle of a Pumpkin (week 2)

    Genre: Expository Nonfiction

    Comprehension Skill:  Fact and Opinion

    Comprehension Strategy:  Ask Questions

     

    Frogs (week 3)

    Genre: Expository Nonfiction

    Comprehension Skill:  Compare and Contrast

    Comprehension Strategy:  Graphic Organizer

     

    I Like Where I Am (week 4)

    Genre:  Narrative Poem 

    Comprehension Skill:  Theme and Plot 

     

     

    Comprehension Strategy:  Summarize

     

    Helen Keller and the Big Storm (week 5)

    Genre: Narrative Nonfiction

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Comprehension Skill:  Fact and Opinion

    Comprehension Strategy:  Ask Questions 

    Unit 5:  Learning Targets

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    Firefighter! (week 1)

    Genre: Narrative Nonfiction

    Comprehension Skill: Main Ideas and Details

    Comprehension Strategy: Text Structure

     

    One Dark Night (week 2)

    Genre:  Realistic Fiction

    Comprehension Skill:  Sequence

    Comprehension Strategy:  Graphic Organizer

     

    Bad Dog, Dodger! (week 3)

    Genre:  Realistic Fiction

    Comprehension Skill:  Theme and Plot 

    Comprehension Strategy:  Prior Knowledge

     

    Horace and Morris but Mostly Dolores (week 4)

    Genre:  Fantasy 

    Comprehension Skill: Author's Purpose

    Comprehension Strategy:  Ask Questions

             

             

            The Signmaker's Assistant (week 5)

            GenreHumorous Fiction

            Comprehension Skill: Realism and Fantasy

            Comprehension Strategy:  Monitor and Fix Up:  Re-read

             

            Unit 6:  Learning Targets

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            Just Like Josh Gibson (week 1)

            Genre:  Realistic Fiction

            Comprehension Skill:  Compare and Contrast

            Comprehension Strategy: Visualize

             

            Red, White, and Blue:  The Story of the American Flag (week 2)

            Genre: Narrative Nonfiction 

            Comprehension Skill:  Fact and Opinion 

            Comprehension Strategy:  Monitor and Fix Up:  Re-read

               

              A Birthday Basket for Tia (week 3)

              GenreRealistic Fiction

              Comprehension Skill: Draw Conclusions

              Comprehension Strategy:  Summarize

               

              Cowboys (week 4)

              Genre: Narrative Nonfiction

              Comprehension Skill:  Cause and Effect

              Comprehension Strategy:  Graphic Organizer

                 

                Jingle Dancer (week 5)

                GenreRealistic Fiction

                Comprehension Skill: Character and Setting and Plot 

                Comprehension Strategy:  Prior Knowledge