make connections to personal experiences, ideas in other texts, and society;
A graphic organizer for students to record text-to-self, text-to-text, and text-to-world connections.
Build comprehension skills and learn about human impact on ecosystems with a reading passage and worksheets.
Make text-to-self, text-to-text, and text-to-world connections when reading a piece of text with this recording sheet
A beautifully designed, 24-page reading magazine specifically written for Grade 2 students.
Learn about and discuss activist Rosa Parks and the Montgomery bus boycott with this 15-slide read-along PowerPoint presentation.
A graphic organizer to use with students when making connections with a piece of text.
A 14-slide PowerPoint to use as a shared reading activity about Anna May Wong.
A worksheet paired with an article about people around the world who have dedicated their lives to helping others.
Read along to learn about soldier & activist Charity Adams Earley with this 13-slide PowerPoint presentation.
Read along to learn about Ruby Bridges and her role in desegregation with this 14-slide PowerPoint presentation.
Learn about Harriet Tubman and her work in the abolitionist movement with this 15-slide read-along PowerPoint presentation.
Use this 13-slide PowerPoint as a collaborative reading exercise about Martin Luther King, Jr.
A 13-slide PowerPoint to use as a shared reading activity about Queen Lili'uokalani.
A 15-slide PowerPoint to use as a shared reading activity about Clara Barton.
Learn about celebrations and make resolutions with this 12-page activity booklet.
A story and worksheet that explores issues regarding female gender stereotypes.
Five sets of literacy rotation task cards to be used in conjunction with issue 1 of Teach Starter's Grade 2 magazine.
A set of QR code question cubes to use when working with reading comprehension strategies.
This reading unit is designed to explicitly teach the reading comprehension strategies of activating prior knowledge, making connections, questioning, monitoring, predicting, inferring, visualizing, and summarizing to elementary students, with a focus on literary texts.
A 60-minute lesson in which students will learn and apply the reading comprehension strategy of making connections.
A 60-minute lesson in which students will learn and apply the reading comprehension strategy of activating prior knowledge.