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Grade 2 Unit 4: Great Readers Understand How Stories Work
Essential Questions Content Standards CCSS Common Core Resources Mentor Texts Assessment
How do great readers understand how stories work?

What is creative writing?
Shared Reading: Understanding Story Grammar, Identifying and Understanding Literary Devices, Identifying and Using Text Features Phonics and Vocabulary: compound words, vowel patterns, long vowels, contractions, comparative endings, final syllables, high frequency words, introduction, usage and development of new vocabulary words Shared Writing: Writing Teacher's Guide Realistic Short Story, Fable Write Habits (Common Core Edition) Creative Writing Realistic Fiction, Writing for Tests, Realistic Fiction, Folktale, Fable Conventions/LPS: Verbs, Singular and Plural Pronouns, Possessive Nouns, Verbs RL.2.1 RL.2.2 RL.2.3 RL.2.4 RL.2.5 RL.2.6 RL.2.7 RL.2.9 RL.2.10 RI.2.1 RI.2.2 RF.2.3 RF.2.4 SL.2.1 SL.2.2 SL.2.4 L.2.2
*GHGR Shared Reading Teacher's Guide
*GHGR Planning and Implementation Guide
* GHGR Reader's Theater Anthology
*GHGR Assessment Handbook
*Teacher Resource CDs
* GHGR Decodeable Readers
*Leveled Library (Guided Reading)
*GHGR Write Habits (Common Core Edition) Rubrics and Supplemental Support
*GHGR Writing Teacher's Guide
*Conference Card
*Writing Teacher Resource CD (rubrics)
*Phonics and Vocabulary Teacher's Guide
*Words Their Way
*Continuum of Literacy Learning
"Lani Speaks Up" "Lucy's Surprise" "The Big Move" "Have You Seen Edgar?" "Have You Ever Seen?" "Goops" "Early Retirement" His Majesty the King; ICan Read! I Can Read!; Dear Juno ; Hooray, a Pinata!; Fables from Around the World; "Raccoon and Crayfish"
*F&P Benchmark (beginning, middle and end of year)
*Reading Writing Portfolio (Fall and Spring Writing Sample) Assessment Handbook:
*Running Record (3 times per year between benchmarks)
*Retelling Rubric(Oral)
*Reading Log
*Story Frame
*Text Frame
*Early Reading Behavior Checklist (AIS/RTI)
*Performance-Based Assessment
*Checklist of Good Habits (AIS/RTI)