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Figurative Language
Figurative Language
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Figurative Language
Figurative language is so tricky, especially for English Learners! Use this lesson to introduce the concept with a focus on similes and metaphors.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Roll the Dice: Skip Counting by Fives
Roll the Dice: Skip Counting by Fives
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Roll the Dice: Skip Counting by Fives
Five, ten, fifteen... Help your students practice their multiplication skills by teaching them to skip count by fives. In this lesson, they will use dice to practice math!
2nd grade
Math
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Structure Building Challenge
Structure Building Challenge
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Structure Building Challenge
Get your students to be builders and create structures with a variety of materials. Students will have the opportunity to be creative, cooperate in groups, and discuss their experience.
2nd grade
Science
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Many Measurement Tools
Many Measurement Tools
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Many Measurement Tools
This support lesson provides students the opportunity to use two different tools to measure the length of familiar objects while introducing content specific vocabulary words. Use alone or alongside the lesson How Big is the Playground?
2nd grade
Math
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Story Hooks
Story Hooks
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Story Hooks
Give your students an introduction to types of story hooks as they compose original story beginnings the help of a word bank. This can be a stand-alone lesson or a support lesson for the Capture That Reader! lesson plan.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Water Soluble Science
Water Soluble Science
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Water Soluble Science
Your students will enjoy this hands on lesson where they make simple solutions and mixtures. They will have an opportunity to predict and observe solids that dissolve in water.
2nd grade
Science
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Calendar Creation
Calendar Creation
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Calendar Creation
Help your students see how much happens in a year with this lesson that has them place all of the holidays on a calendar.
2nd grade
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Base-Ten Money: Hundreds, Tens, and Ones
Base-Ten Money: Hundreds, Tens, and Ones
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Base-Ten Money: Hundreds, Tens, and Ones
Get your students excited about money! Have them make connections between their prior knowledge of base-ten numerals and one, ten, and hundred dollar bills.
2nd grade
Math
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The Smaller They Come
The Smaller They Come
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The Smaller They Come
Help your students use rulers in the classroom with this lesson! Encourage them to measure items around them using centimeters to understand shapes and sizes.
2nd grade
Math
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Play Dough Earth: Layers Of the Earth
Play Dough Earth: Layers Of the Earth
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Play Dough Earth: Layers Of the Earth
Use hands-on activities involving play dough to show your students the layers of the Earth!
2nd grade
Science
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Author Study: Faith Ringgold
Author Study: Faith Ringgold
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Author Study: Faith Ringgold
This engaging lesson teaches students about the famous author Faith Ringgold. Students will explore two pieces of literature, comparing and contrasting story elements, then write opinion pieces to illustrate which book they liked best.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Elements of Fairy Tales
Elements of Fairy Tales
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Elements of Fairy Tales
Use this lesson to help students identify the elements of a fictional text while gaining more knowledge about parts of speech. Use as a stand alone activity or a support lesson for Fairy Tales: Identifying Story Elements.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Mindfulness: Mindful Listening
Mindfulness: Mindful Listening
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Mindfulness: Mindful Listening
Owls hear so well that they can hunt in the dark. Have your students try on their owl ears! In this lesson, students open up their ears to all the sounds around them, close and far away, and go on a sound hunt.
2nd grade
Social emotional
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Adding Within 20
Adding Within 20
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Adding Within 20
This scaffolded EL lesson will help your students fluently add within 20, while reinforcing parts of a whole. Use as a pre-lesson for Addition: Over in a Flash, or as a stand alone activity.
2nd grade
Math
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Subtraction Masters
Subtraction Masters
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Subtraction Masters
Your students will be experts in subtraction with regrouping after this lesson that has them work as a class and individually to perfect their skills.
2nd grade
Math
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Can You Find the -er, -ir, -ur Sound?
Can You Find the -er, -ir, -ur Sound?
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Can You Find the -er, -ir, -ur Sound?
Poetry? Scavenger hunts? Use this lesson to teach your students about the R-controlled vowels that say “er” using both! Your students will be reading those pesky er/ir/ur words in no time!
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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What Makes an Awesome Leader?
What Makes an Awesome Leader?
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What Makes an Awesome Leader?
What makes an excellent leader? In this lesson, students will discuss leadership and design a video that informs others of what it means to be a positive leader.
2nd grade
Social emotional
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Using a Dictionary to Clarify the Meaning of Unknown Words
Using a Dictionary to Clarify the Meaning of Unknown Words
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Using a Dictionary to Clarify the Meaning of Unknown Words
This lesson will help students explore using a dictionary to figure out tricky words with suffixes. Use as a stand-alone activity or a support for the Understanding Academic Vocabulary in a Nonfiction Text lesson.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Base-Ten Block Party
Base-Ten Block Party
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Base-Ten Block Party
Help your students practice place value with this fun, hands-on base-ten block game. Neighborhood block teams compete to win points as they work together to show expanded numbers.
2nd grade
Math
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Exploring Reflexive Pronouns
Exploring Reflexive Pronouns
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Exploring Reflexive Pronouns
Use this lesson to help your EL students recognize and use reflexive pronouns. This lesson can be used as a stand alone activity or a support lesson for Preview with Post-Its.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Making Bigger & Smaller Numbers
Making Bigger & Smaller Numbers
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Making Bigger & Smaller Numbers
Engage students in comparing three-digit numbers by playing a fun game. Through this lesson, students will gain hands-on experience with using their knowledge of place value to compare numbers.
2nd grade
Math
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Three-Digit Addition with Base-Ten Models
Three-Digit Addition with Base-Ten Models
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Three-Digit Addition with Base-Ten Models
Give your students a conceptual understanding of three-digit addition with this lesson focused on base-ten blocks and drawings.
2nd grade
Math
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Sides, Corners, and More, Oh My!
Sides, Corners, and More, Oh My!
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Sides, Corners, and More, Oh My!
Geometry is a core of mathematics in the early years. Help students recognize and draw shapes given specific attributes such as the number of corners and sides. This lesson can be a stand-alone activity of paired with 2-D Shapes!
2nd grade
Math
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The Five W's of Notetaking
The Five W's of Notetaking
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The Five W's of Notetaking
Thinking about who, what, when, where, and why isn’t just for detectives! Students will practice gleaning important information from texts using these questions and a few other tools.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Main Idea or Topic? You Decide!
Main Idea or Topic? You Decide!
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Main Idea or Topic? You Decide!
Provide students with an opportunity to closely examine the difference between a topic and main idea in a nonfiction text. Use as a stand-alone activity or a support for the Finding the Main Idea and Details in a Nonfiction Text lesson.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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