2nd Reading and Writing Planning

April 11-15 and April 18-22

Tech Week

What ideas to you have for your students for Tech Week?

Reading TEKS 2.10 and 2.7 A-

2.10 A-Distinguish between fiction and nonfiction

2.7 A-Describe how rhyme, rhythm and repetition interact to create images in poetry.

Writing 2.18A and 2.18B

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

(1) History. The student understands the historical significance of landmarks and celebrations in the community, state, and nation. The student is expected to:

(B) identify and explain the significance of various community, state, and national landmarks such as monuments and government buildings.

(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.


Essential Resources

Scott Foresman

pp. 264-267, 270-271

Goodnight Houston by Jennifer and Kyle Solak (each campus has at least one copy)

Supplemental Resources

Howdy Houston PPT

Landmarks of Houston

Brochure: Port of Houston

Texas Alphabet Book PPT

Learning About Houston

Photo Tour of Houston

Visit Houston