The following standards are minimally addressed in 3rd Quarter. To ensure adequate coverage, incorporate these standards in whole group lessons, small group instruction or literacy work station activities when possible. L.2.1a, L.2.1b, L2.2a, L2.2b, L2.4d, L.5b
CC.RL.2.7 Use information gained from the illustrations and words in a print or digital text to demonstrate understanding of its characters, setting, or plot.
(This standard is the Focus Walltarget strategy for the week.)
I will use information gained from illustrations and words.
CC.RL.2.5 Describe the overall structure of a story, including describing how the beginning introduces the story and the ending concludes the action.
(This standard is the Focus Walltarget skill for the week.)
I will describe the overall structure of a story.
I will describe how the beginning introduces the story.
I will describe how the ending concludes the action.
CC.RI.2.5 Know and use various text features (e.g., captions, bold print, subheadings, glossaries, indexes, electronic menus, icons) to locate key facts or information in a text efficiently.
I will know and use text features to locate key facts or information in a text.
Describe what you think life is like for a cow on a farm. Write three or more sentences telling why you would or wouldn’t have given the cows electric blankets.
(reference Journeys Open Response/Writing Rubric on Lesson 11 Overview [cardboard page before Focus Wall])
CC.W.2.1 Write opinion pieces in which they introduce the topic or book they are writing about, state an opinion, supply reasons that support the opinion, use linking words (e.g., because, and, and also) to connect opinion and reasons, and provide a concluding statement or section.
(Refer to FSPS Writing Criteria E)
I will write an introduction to an opinion piece.
I will write to state my opinion.
I will write reasons that support my opinion.
I will use linking words to connect my opinion with my reasons.