W.2.8 Lesson Plans

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.2.8

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"Recall information from experiences or gather information from provided sources to answer a question."

These lesson plans can help students practice this Common Core State Standards skill.

Lesson Plans

Give the Planet a Hand!
Give the Planet a Hand!
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Give the Planet a Hand!
This lesson, perfect for first and second grade learners, will help kids become environmental activists as they think of ways to help the Earth! First, students will brainstorm examples of what it means to reduce, reuse, and recycle. Next, students will partake in a creative art project where they trace their hands and think of way ways they can give the planet a hand. This engaging activity integrates creative writing skills and Earth science.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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Acrostic Research and Craft
Acrostic Research and Craft
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Acrostic Research and Craft
Students conduct a short research project on a chosen topic, combine their knowledge of their subject in an acrostic poem, then create a craft to illustrate their topic.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Dear Student...Love, Your Pencil
Dear Student...Love, Your Pencil
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Dear Student...Love, Your Pencil
This fun lesson plan will inspire your budding letter writers to write a hilarious letter from the perspective of classroom supplies!
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Elaborating on My Feelings
Elaborating on My Feelings
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Elaborating on My Feelings
Identifying and describing their feelings is an important part of the way children develop social skills. This lesson teaches your students how to identify feelings, and then elaborate on them by speaking and writing in complete sentences.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Sub Plans for Second Grade
Sub Plans for Second Grade
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Sub Plans for Second Grade
Sub plans just got a whole lot easier! In this second grade, week-long sub packet, subs can supercharge learning with "All About Me" themed lessons and activities. The “All About Me” theme is the perfect opportunity to reinforce foundational skills like understanding character traits, taking and interpreting meaningful data, and writing from the heart.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Learning About Family Traditions
Learning About Family Traditions
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Learning About Family Traditions
Use this lesson to give your students an opportunity to share about their family traditions. Prior to the lesson, they'll complete a worksheet to gather information about the way their family honors their culture and beliefs with traditions. They'll bring their information back to the classroom to share with their peers.
Kindergarten
Reading & Writing
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Second Grade Daily Sub Plan Day 1
Second Grade Daily Sub Plan Day 1
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Second Grade Daily Sub Plan Day 1
Out for the day? That's no problem with this classroom packet. With this daily sub plan, you will soon be ready to have a substitute in the classroom. Your substitute teacher can keep your students learning in your absence by using these robust lessons, worksheets, and activities.
2nd grade
Math
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Second Grade Daily Sub Plan Day 2
Second Grade Daily Sub Plan Day 2
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Second Grade Daily Sub Plan Day 2
Out for the day? Use this daily sub plan to make sure your class is ready to continue learning! Your substitute can keep your students learning in your absence by using these lessons, worksheets, and activities.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Classroom Time Capsule
Classroom Time Capsule
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Classroom Time Capsule
Help show your students' growth with a time capsule. Use the lesson plan Classroom Time Capsule to have students prepare any academic work they want to include in the capsule. They will also add a completed worksheet about their goals for 2020.
Kindergarten
Reading & Writing
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Who Was Dorothy Pitman Hughes?
Who Was Dorothy Pitman Hughes?
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Who Was Dorothy Pitman Hughes?
This lesson plan teaches students about Dorothy Pitman Hughes, a black human rights activist, feminist, and child-care advocate. First, students will read a short passage, and then they will answer questions about important details from the text. Created for first graders and second graders, this engaging lesson helps build students' vocabulary and informational writing skills.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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Learning About W.E.B. Du Bois
Learning About W.E.B. Du Bois
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Learning About W.E.B. Du Bois
This lesson plan teaches kids about W.E.B. Du Bois through video and a short informational text. Students will compare/contrast their findings and create a poster in small groups showing what they learned.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Learning About Maria Tallchief
Learning About Maria Tallchief
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Learning About Maria Tallchief
This engaging lesson plan provides students with an opportunity to learn all about America's prima ballerina, Maria Tallchief.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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Learning About Angela Davis
Learning About Angela Davis
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Learning About Angela Davis
This lesson plan teaches students about Angela Davis. Students will have a brief introduction to her life as an activist, scholar, and writer by reading a short informational text and answering comprehension questions.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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