2nd grade Fantasy Unit

2nd grade Fantasy Unit Overview My text set is for an upcoming unit I’ll be doing with 2nd graders on Fantasy. I chose this because I noticed a lack of engaging books in our book room in this genre. I have chosen books that I can use for read-alouds, guided reading, and for independent reading. […]

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Famous Americans Matching

Boyd, Phaedra Publication date: Publisher: Flesch–Kincaid 3.2 Description SOL 3.11b asks the students to be able to identify and name the contributions that the famous American made on America. The text that I have selected lists all of the contributions that the famous Americans have made on history. The student’s job is to match the […]

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Cesar Chavez

, Youtube Publication date: Publisher: Flesch–Kincaid Description According to Social studies SOL 3.11b, the students need to know Cesar Chavez’s contribution to American and migrant workers. This video does a nice job of gaining all level readers attention through a cartoon. It discusses the difficult vocabulary associated with Cesar Chavez’s impact on the American society. […]

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Martin Luther King, Jr.

, Flocabulary Publication date: Publisher: Flesch–Kincaid Description This song aligns with SOL 3.11b and is written to help students understand and remember Martin Luther King’s contribution the America. It’s engaging because it is a rap, with a catchy tune, and great visuals, that they can easily remember and sing along because lyrics are provided on […]

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George Washington

, Newsela Publication date: Publisher: Flesch–Kincaid 9.3 Description This passage <em>Presidential Profile: George Washington</em> targets the Social Studies SOL 3.11b. The students that it will address are the above grade level readers. These readers who know the basics that are required to be learned in 3<sup>rd</sup> grade and need more information. They will be engaged […]

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Thomas Jefferson

, Newsela Publication date: Publisher: Flesch–Kincaid 10.1 Description SOL 3.11b was written to ensure that the students are able to recognize the contributions that Thomas Jefferson had on our nation. This text about Thomas Jefferson was picked for my above level readers. These readers will read this text and be engaged because they like to […]

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Thurgood Marshall

Taylor-Butler, Christine Publication date: Publisher: Flesch–Kincaid 1.5 Description This book will bring SOL 3.11b alive for my below level readers. The book is titled Thurgood Marshall and discusses how he was the first African American justice. The book cover of this book looks on grade level with a picture of him and just the title, […]

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Martin’s Big Words: The Life of Dr. Martin Luther King

Rappaport, Doreen Publication date: Publisher: Flesch–Kincaid 3.6 Description SOL 3.11b asks the students to know the impact that Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. had on the civil rights movement. The students should be able to know that he fought for equal rights of all people with peaceful protests and speeches. The book <em>Martin's Big Words: […]

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