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Grade 2 Unit 7: Great Readers Think Critically About Books
Essential Questions Content Standards CCSS Common Core Resources Mentor Texts Assessment
How do great readers think critically about books?

What is persuasive writing?
Shared Reading: Responding to Characters, Evaluating Nonfiction, Engaging with Books, Identifying and Evaluating the Theme of the Book Phonics and Vocabulary: dipthongs, descriptive words, vowel patterns, consonant blends inflected endings, abbreviations, suffixes, prefixes, high frequency words, introduction, usage and development of new vocabulary words Shared Writing: Writing Teacher's Guide Persuasive Letter, Writing to a Prompt Write Habits (Common Core Edition) Persuasive Writing Opinion Letter, Opinion Statement Conventions/LPS: Adjectives, Commas in Compound Sentences, Adverbs RL.2.1 RL.2.2 RL.3.3 RL.2.5 RL.2.6 RL.2.10 RI.2.1 RI.3.2 RI.2.3 RI.2.5 RI.2.6 RI.2.7 RI.2.10 RF.2.3 RF.2.4 W.2.8 SL.2.2 SL.2.4 L.2.5 *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
Animal Look Alikes; Don't Forget Fun; "Dear Seth" A Letter to Amy; Dear Mr. Blueberry; Dear Juno; My Grandmother's Patchwork Quilt ; Ants at Work; His Majesty the King; "Dear Class" Blueberries for Sal; Table for Two; Hooray, a Pinata!
*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)