Second Grade Reading

Unit 1: Habits of Good Readers
Skills: Activating what we know to engage with the text, making connections, retelling a story

Unit 2: Story Elements - Characters
Skills: Identify character problems, actions, traits, and retelling

Unit 3: Series Books
Skills: Identify character behavior across books in a series, describe beginning, middle, and end
Texts: Mercy Watson Series

Unit 4: Biographies
Skills: Compare and contrast, sequence, summarize

Unit 5: Poetry
Skills: Descriptive language, imagery, author’s purpose, main idea

Unit 6: Folktales and Fairytales
Skills: compare and contrast, identify features, identify story elements