2nd Reading and Writing Planning

Jan. 11-15 and Jan. 18-22

Reading TEKS 2.9 A, B, 2.8 A

1/11 Fiction-Students understand, make inferences and draw conclusions about the structure and elements of fiction and provide evidence from the text to support their understanding

1/18 Drama-Students understand, make inferences and draw conclusions about the structure and elements of drama and provide evidence from text to support their understanding.



  • How can you use Smart Exchange or one of our apps to engage your students?



Read a book like this without showing the pictures and have the students infer what the monsters look like. They could even draw the pictures of them and you could create a class book.

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Writing TEKS 2.19 A

Expository 2.19 A -students write expository texts to communicate ideas and information to specific audiences for specific purposes.


  1. What makes a best friend and why?
  2. Which day of the week do you like best and why?
  3. If you could ask your teacher one question about themselves, what would it be and why?
  4. Think about a time when you did something that you didn’t want to do. Explain why you did it anyway.
  5. Think of your most valued possession. Explain why it is so important to you.
  6. Explain what your favorite thing to do after school is and why.


Grammar- 2.21 A (v)prepositions and prepositional phrases, (vii) time order words

2.22 C (ii, iii) apostrophes and contractions, apostrophes and possessives



  • Let's choose a prompt to practice with and one to take through the final draft for grades. (Grammar, spelling, handwriting, writing rubric) 4 weeks total.

Social Studies TEKS 2.5 A, B, 19 A, B

(5) Geography. The student uses simple geographic tools such as maps and globes. The student is expected to:

(A) interpret information on maps and globes using basic map elements such as title, orientation (north, south, east, west), and legend/map keys; and

(B) create maps to show places and routes within the home, school, and community.


(19) Social studies skills. The student communicates in written, oral, and visual forms. The student is expected to:

(A) express ideas orally based on knowledge and experiences; and

(B) create written and visual material such as stories, poems, maps, and graphic organizers to express ideas.