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2nd grade reading

All About Insects - more Hey Little Ant

Graphic Organizers, foldables...LOTS of ideas for foldables here! This foldable can be used for a book report.

Pinduli by Janell Cannon (the author of Stellaluna). Context clues

Context Clues

Open ended passages and questions for 2nd grade- aligned to the Common Core

FREE online samples of 14 different kids magazines. GREAT for stocking up on non-fiction articles and short stories. Articles are printable and you can download them as pdfs.

Titanic with comprehension questions freee

Nelson Mandela biography for children freee

This package comes with a description of the Literature Circle roles (for each group) and a ready made graphic organizer for the students to fill i...

This Literature Circles Packet includes my version of Literature Circle jobs, activities, and instructions. There are five jobs included in thi...

Summarizing {Differentiated Reading Passages & Questions} freee

{FREE} Reading Journal Prompts {Informational Resources CCSS}

Is your elementary school starting the Engineering Design Process? Does thinking about STEM make you want to pull your hair out? Do you feel confus...

This cute autobiography unit for writing workshop will turn into a cherished keepsake for your students and their families. When we have access t...

For our social studies unit on families we talked about how we and our family change over time.  Click here for a cute little timeline worksheet.

Library directions with old pages and alphabet stickers, mythical locations from books!

SKETCHNOTING BLOG: I heard about Sketchnoting yesterday, tried in class today, and - oh my gosh - they aren't kidding! This really works! Will definitely be teaching my class about this and offering it as a valid note-taking option. Try a simple version of this by having students SKETCH THREE things they learned today and having them Pair-Share their sketches.

Science Passages for Reading Comprehension - ReadWorks is an awesome free resource for teachers! You have to register, but the site has a wealth of Common Core aligned resources including informational and literature texts to explore. LOVE this site and it's free!!!

This teacher has created a long list of cartoon Pixar (and other) shorts to be used to teach reading strategies. She also has graphic organizers to go with them.

Edward the Emu - YouTube--awesome for opinion lesson

Biography Research Graphic Organizer