2nd Reading and Writing Planning

Jan. 25-29 and Feb. 1-5

Reading TEKS

2.14 (A) identify the main idea in a text and distinguish it from the topic.

2.14 (B) locate the facts that are clearly stated in a text.

2.14 (C) describe the order of events or ideas in a text

2.14 (D) use text features (e.g. table of contents, index, headings) to locate specific information in text.

Question Stems:

2.14 (A)  This newspaper article is mostly about ___  What is the main idea of paragraph ___?  Which sentence in paragraph ___ is the topic sentence, not the main idea?

2.14 (B)  What is ___ according to this information?  Which words tell you how long it takes to ___?  How do you know ___?

2.14 (C)  List the three ideas in this article in the order given.  What happened after ___?  What happened before ___?  What was the first thing ___ did?

2.14(D)  How would you find ___ in this information?  Which of the following would be helpful in finding information about ___?

2.6 (A) identify moral lessons as themes in wellknown fables, legends, myths, or stories The theme is the big idea or message that the author wants to tell readers in a story. 2.6 (B) compare different versions of the same story in traditional and contemporary folktales with respect to their characters, settings, and plot.

Question Stems:

2.6 (A)  What did ___ learn in this story?  This is a well-know fable that teaches the reader what lesson?  What did you learn from reading this legend?

2.6 (B)  What happened in the old version of this folktale that did not happen in the modern version?  How are the settings different in different author’s versions of this folktale


1/25 Expository

2/1 and 2/8 Theme and Genre

2/15 Procedural

2/22 Fiction

2/29 Expository

https://goo.gl/ZdhQtj (app list)

Writing TEKS 2.19 A

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

Continue taking an expository piece through the process. There should be one to score by Feb. 5.

Scoring Rubric (handout)

Storyboard That

Tutorial for Storyboard That

Social Studies TEKS 2.6 A, C, 2.19 A, B

(6) Geography. The student understands the locations and characteristics of places and regions in the community, state, and nation. The student is expected to:

(A) identify major landforms and bodies of water, including each of the continents and each of the oceans, on maps and globes; and

(C) examine information from various sources about places and regions.

(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.

Lesson Plan: Seven Continents

Mission Geography: Continents (National Geographic)

Continents Songs & Poems