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Using Context Clues to Understand Word Meanings
Using Context Clues to Understand Word Meanings
Lesson Plan
Using Context Clues to Understand Word Meanings
This lesson will help your students use sentence level context clues to decode challenging words in a nonfiction text. Students will enjoy learning about maps and figuring out tricky words along the way!
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
Inference Making
Inference Making
Lesson Plan
Inference Making
Use this lesson to help your ELs understand inference, evidence, and schema. They'll analyze sentences to make inferences using evidence. It can be a stand-alone lesson or a support lesson to the Inferring With Pictures lesson plan.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
The Thanksgiving Turkey Quiz
The Thanksgiving Turkey Quiz
Game
The Thanksgiving Turkey Quiz
Sharpen reading comprehension skills by having kids recall details from The Thanksgiving Turkey in this interactive quiz.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Game
Multiple-Meaning Words
Multiple-Meaning Words
Lesson Plan
Multiple-Meaning Words
This lesson will help students understand multiple-meaning words through the use of artistic and theatrical representation! Use as a stand-alone activity or a support lesson for Let's Compare and Contrast Nonfiction Texts!
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
Understanding Academic Vocabulary in a Nonfiction Text
Understanding Academic Vocabulary in a Nonfiction Text
Lesson Plan
Understanding Academic Vocabulary in a Nonfiction Text
This lesson will provide students with an opportunity to become more comfortable with identifying and defining academic vocabulary words in a nonfiction text about a chicken's life cycle to support comprehension.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
All About Misty Copeland
All About Misty Copeland
Worksheet
All About Misty Copeland
Use this nonfiction comprehension worksheet to help second and third graders learn all about Misty Copeland, the first African American woman to become a principal dancer at the American Ballet Theatre.
2nd grade
Social studies
Worksheet
Fairy Tale Character Traits
Fairy Tale Character Traits
Lesson Plan
Fairy Tale Character Traits
Students will be able to answer questions to show understanding of character traits. This can be a stand-alone lesson or a support lesson to be used prior to The Paper Bag Princess lesson plan.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
Spelling Check-in
Spelling Check-in
Worksheet
Spelling Check-in
Ready, set, spell! Use this worksheet to gauge your students’ familiarity with common second grade spelling patterns.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Dictionary Skills: Alphabetizing Guide Words
Dictionary Skills: Alphabetizing Guide Words
Worksheet
Dictionary Skills: Alphabetizing Guide Words
Students will practice using dictionary guide words by matching words to the pages they would appear on.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Mini Dictionaries!
Mini Dictionaries!
Lesson Plan
Mini Dictionaries!
Smaller dictionaries that are totally relevant to the material being read? In this lesson, students will learn that these miraculously really do exist and go by the name of glossaries!
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
Understanding Personification
Understanding Personification
Worksheet
Understanding Personification
Use this worksheet to help students identify personified nouns and their respective verbs.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Frederick Douglass's Words
Frederick Douglass's Words
Lesson Plan
Frederick Douglass's Words
Use this lesson to teach your students about Frederick Douglass and the impact that words had on his life. First, they will read a picture book that shares facts and beautiful illustrations to teach about his life. Then, they'll complete a graphic organizer with peers to record important details and events in his life. Students will then demonstrate understanding by creating a poster with images and key words that stand out when they think about Frederick Douglass.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
English Pronunciation
English Pronunciation
Worksheet
English Pronunciation
Help your beginning reader learn about phonetic spellings that show how to pronounce a word. In this activity, she'll match each word with its pronunciation.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Using Picture Walks to Examine Purpose
Using Picture Walks to Examine Purpose
Lesson Plan
Using Picture Walks to Examine Purpose
Teach your students about picture walks as a strategy to understand the author's purpose in a fictional text. This lesson can be used as a stand-alone lesson or as support for the Examining Author's Purpose in a Fictional Text lesson.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
Glossary: Fact or Opinion
Glossary: Fact or Opinion
Worksheet
Glossary: Fact or Opinion
Use this glossary with the EL Support Lesson Plan: Fact or Opinion.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Character Traits: The Princess and the Pea
Character Traits: The Princess and the Pea
Worksheet
Character Traits: The Princess and the Pea
Your students will use an abridged version of "The Princess and the Pea" to practice analyzing and expressing character traits with the help of a word bank.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Metaphor and Simile Search
Metaphor and Simile Search
Worksheet
Metaphor and Simile Search
Get students thinking figuratively by having them connect their understanding of metaphors and similes to the books they read in class. Students will seek out a metaphor or simile in their reading, consider the quote's context, then explain what they thin
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Fact or Opinion: Howler Monkeys
Fact or Opinion: Howler Monkeys
Worksheet
Fact or Opinion: Howler Monkeys
Your students will use this two-sided worksheet to practice distinguishing between facts and opinions. As they do, they’ll have fun learning about howler monkeys!
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Metaphors in Context
Metaphors in Context
Worksheet
Metaphors in Context
Use this activity to help students find and decipher metaphors in the context of short passages. Students will read the passages, record what is being compared in each, and then seek to explain the metaphors' meanings in their own words.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Crab Facts
Crab Facts
Worksheet
Crab Facts
Young readers will love digging into this passage's cool crab facts, and they'll get a nice reading comprehension workout in the process.
2nd grade
Science
Worksheet
Vocabulary Think & Seek
Vocabulary Think & Seek
Worksheet
Vocabulary Think & Seek
Give your young readers some practice using context clues and dictionaries to expand their vocabulary with this reading activity. As students read, they will consider the meaning of tricky words, then write down their definitions using a dictionary.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Mid-Year Spelling Check-in
Mid-Year Spelling Check-in
Worksheet
Mid-Year Spelling Check-in
It's time to check in on those spelling skills! Gauge your second graders' growth in common spelling patterns by comparing this spelling assessment to their back to school test with the same words.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Starfish Text Features
Starfish Text Features
Worksheet
Starfish Text Features
Your students will demonstrate their understanding of nonfiction text features, such as caption, diagram, and heading, with this helpful vocabulary worksheet.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Adding Up Inferences
Adding Up Inferences
Worksheet
Adding Up Inferences
Your students will use their imaginations and context clues to gain understanding of inference, evidence, and schema with this activity. Use this worksheet as an introduction to the vocabulary in the Inferring With Pictures lesson plan.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Vocabulary Partner Talk
Vocabulary Partner Talk
Worksheet
Vocabulary Partner Talk
Kids will practice listening and speaking skills in this interactive vocabulary activity. Students will pair up and take turns responding to questions about difficult words they've encountered and what they learned by using context clues and a dictionary.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet