2nd Reading and Writing Planning
Feb. 22-26 and Feb. 29- Mar. 4
Reading TEKS 2.15 A, B, 2.13 A,
2.15 (B) use common graphic features to assist in the interpretation of text □ captions □ signs □ illustrations □ symbols
Culture and History 2.13 2.13 (A) identify the topic and explain the author’s purpose in writing the text.
Fig. 19(D) make inferences about text using text evidence to support understanding
Writing TEKS 2.20, 2.19 C
(19C) write short letters that put ideas in a chronological or logical sequence and use appropriate conventions (e.g., date, salutation, closing)
(Think about which of these you would like to do next.)
2.18 A-write brief stories that include a beginning, middle, and end.
2.18 B-write short poems that convey sensory details.
Social Studies TEKS 2.7 D, 2.19 A, B
7) Geography. The student understands how physical characteristics of places and regions affect people's activities and settlement patterns. The student is expected to:
(D) identify the characteristics of different communities, including urban, suburban, and rural, and how they affect activities and settlement patterns.
(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.
Social Studies Alive
Lesson 2: How are communities different?
City Mouse, Country Mouse (vimeo)
Brain Pop Jr
Urban, Suburban, Rural
Thinking Map IdeasThree Different Communities Tree Map