Language Arts

2nd Grade Language Syllabus                First Nine Weeks

 

Reading

Spelling

English

Iris and Walter

Similes

Character and Setting

Main Idea and Details

TE 12l-41a

Practice book p.3-10

Short Vowels

Spelling workbook p.1-4

Introduce Sentences

Voice

Media Center/Library

Grammar workbook p. 1-4

 

Exploring Space

Main Ideas and Details

Author’s Purpose

Position Words

TE 42l-67a

Practice book p. 13-20

Long Vowels CVCe

Spelling workbook p. 5-8

Subjects

Word Choice

Alphabetical Order

Grammar workbook p. 5-8

Harry and Mudge and the Starry Night

Character and Setting

Realism and Fantasy

Synonyms

TE 68l-95a

Practice book p. 23-30

Consonant Blends

Spelling workbook p. 9-12

Predicates

Word Choice

Parts of a book

Grammar workbook p. 9-12

A Walk in the Desert

Main Ideas and Details

Compare and Contrast

Descriptive Words

TE 96l-127a

Practice book p. 33-40

Inflected endings

Spelling workbook p. 13-16

Statements and Questions

Conventions

Online Reference Sources

Grammar workbook p. 13-16

The Strongest One

Realism and Fantasy

Monitor and Fix Up

Character and Setting

Synonyms

TE 128l-157a

Practice book 43-50

Consonant Digraphs

Spelling workbook p. 17-20

Command and Exclamations

Introduce Sentences

Maps

Grammar workbook p. 17-20

Tara and Tiree, Fearless Friends

Sequence

Predicting

Character and Setting

Position and Direction Words

TE 162l-189a

Practice book 53-60

r-controlled ar, or, and ore

Spelling workbook p. 21-24

Nouns

Organization/Paragraphs

Guide Words

Grammar workbook p. 21-24

Ronald Morgan Goes to Bat

Realism and Fantasy

Prior Knowledge

Sequence

Descriptive Words: Verbs

TE 190l-217a

Practice book 63-70

Contraction

Spelling workbook p. 25-28

Proper Nouns

Conventions

Newspapers and Periodicals

Grammar workbook p. 25-28

Turtle’s Race with Beaver

Sequence

Summarize

Realism and Fantasy

Time and Order Words

TE 218l-251a

Practice Book 73-80

 

r-controlled er, ir, ur

Spelling workbook p. 29-32

Singular and Plural Nouns

Organization/Paragraphs

Alphabetical Order: Second letter

Grammar workbook p. 29-32

 

2nd Grade Language Syllabus                  Second Nine Weeks

 

Reading

Spelling

English

The Bremen Town Musicians

Author’s Purpose

Realism and Fantasy

Homophones

TE 252l-281a

Practice book 83-90

Plurals s, es, ies

Spelling workbook p. 33-36

Plural Nouns that change spelling

Organization/Paragraphs

Poster

Grammar workbook p. 33-36

A Turkey for Thanksgiving

Draw Conclusions

Author’s Purpose

Similes

TE 282l-311a

Practice book 93-100

Long a: a, ai, ay

Spelling workbook p. 37-40

 

Possessive Nouns

Ideas

Web Page

Grammar workbook p. 37-40

Pearl and Wagner: Two Good Friends

Sequence

Story Structure

Author’s Purpose

Antonyms

TE 316l-343a

Practice book p. 103-110

Long e

Spelling workbook p. 41-44

Verbs

Voice

Glossary

Grammar workbook p. 41-44

Dear Juno

 

Draw Conclusions

Visualize

Author’s Purpose

Shortened forms of words

TE344l-371a

Practice book p. 113-120

Long o: o, oa, ow

Spelling Workbook p. 45-48

Verbs with singular and plural nouns

Ideas

Globe

Grammar workbook p. 45-48

Anansi Goes Fishing

Cause and Effect

Monitor and fix up

Draw Conclusions

Antonyms

TE 372l-401a

Practice book p. 123-130

Compound Words

Spelling Workbook. p. 49-52

Verbs for Present, Past, and Future

Sentences

Alphabetical Order

Grammar workbook p. 49-52

Rosa and Blanca

Theme and Plot

Predict

Cause and Effect

Words from other languages

TE 402l-425a

Practice book p. 133-140

Long i: i,,igh, y

Spelling Workbook p. 53-56

Verbs

Word Choice

Tally chart

Grammar workbook p. 53-56

A Weed is a Flower

Cause and Effect

Monitor and Fix Up

Draw Conclusions

Synonyms

TE 426l-459a

Practice book p. 143-150

Comparative endings

Spelling workbook p. 57-60

Verbs: am, is, are, was, were

Ideas

Search the Internet

Grammar workbook p. 57-60

The Quilt Story

Compare and Contrast

Story Structure

Character and Setting

Multiple-Meaning Words

TE 12l-41a

Practice book p. 3-10

 

Consonant+le

Spelling workbook p. 61-64

Adjectives

Word Choice

Reference Sources

Grammar workbook p. 61-64

 

 

 

 

2nd Grade Language Syllabus                Third Nine Weeks

 

Reading

Spelling

English

Life Cycle of a Pumpkin

Fact and Opinion

Context Clues

Compare and Contrast

Antonyms

TE 42l-65a

Practice book p. 13-20

Vowels oo and u

Spelling workbook p. 65-68

Adjectives for number, size, and shape

Voice

Circle Graph

Grammar workbook p. 65-68

Frogs

Compare and Contrast

Fact and Opinion

Word Structure

Suffixes

TE 66l-95a

Practice workbook p. 23-30

Diphthongs ou, ow/ou

Spelling workbook pl 69-72

Adjectives that compare

Conventions

Diagram

Grammar workbook p. 69-72

I Like Where I Am

Theme and Plot

Context Clues

Draw Conclusions

Synonyms

TE 96l-123a

Practice workbook p. 33-40

Diphthongs oi, oy

Spelling workbook p. 73-76

Adverbs

Conventions

E-mail

Grammar workbook p. 73-76

Helen Keller and the Big Storm

Fact and Opinion

Context Clues

Main Idea and Supporting Details

Homographs

TE 124l-149a

Practice workbook p. 43-50

Vowel patterns

Spelling workbook p. 77-80

Adverbs

Ideas

Reference Sources

Grammar workbook p. 77-80

 

 

Firefighter!

Main Idea and Supporting Details

Author’s Purpose

Word Structure

Suffix-ly

TE p. 154l-179a

Practice workbook p. 53-60

Suffixes ly, ful, er, or

Spelling workbook p. 81-84

Pronouns

Word Choice

Glossary

Grammar workbook p. 81-84

One Dark Night

Sequence

Context Clues

Plot and Theme

Classify/Categorize

TE p. 180l-207a

Practice workbook p. 63-70

Prefixes un, re, pre, dis

Spelling workbook p. 85-88

Singular and Plural Pronouns

Voice

Bar Grapph

Grammar workbook p. 85-88

 

Bad Dog, Dodger!

Plot and Theme

Sequence

Word Structure

Classify/Categorize

TE p. 208l-233a

Practice workbook p. 73-80

Silent consonants

Spelling workbook p. 89-92

I and me

Voice

Encyclopedia

Grammar workbook p. 89-92

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2nd Grade Language Syllabus                Fourth Nine Weeks

 

Reading

Spelling

English

Horace and Morris but mostly Dolores

Author’s Purpose

Word Structure

Plot and Theme

Word ending- est

TE p. 234l-263a

Practice workbook p. 83-90

Ph, gh, f

Spelling workbook p. 93-96

 

Pronouns

Ideas

Table

Grammar workbook p. 93-96

The Signmaker’s Assistant

Realism and fantasy

Word structure

Author’s purpose

Compound Words

TE p. 264l-291a

Practice workbook p. 93-100

Aw, au, augh, al

Spelling Workbook p. 97-100

Contractions

Sentences

Evaluate online sources

Grammar workbook p. 97-100

 

 

Just Like Josh Gibson

Compare and Contrast

Context Clues

Fact and Opinion

Homophones

TE p. 296l-321a

Practice workbook p. 103-110

Contractions

Spelling workbook p. 101-104

Capital Letters

Sentences

Use people as resources

Grammar workbook p. 101-104

Red, White, and Blue

Fact and Opinion

Work structure

Main Idea and Supporting Details

Compound Words

TE p. 322l-349a

Practice workbook p. 113-120

Inflected Endings

Spelling workbook p. 105-108

Quotation Marks

Conventions

Take notes and outline

Grammar workbook p. 105-108

A Birthday Basket for Tia

 

Draw Conclusions

Context Clues

Cause and Effect

Words from other languages

TE p. 350l-375a

Practice workbook p. 123-130

Syllables tion and ture

Spelling workbook p. 109-112

Commas

Organization/Paragraphs

Online Directories

Grammar workbook p. 109-112

Cowboys

Cause and Effect

Word Structure

Fact and opinion

Time words

TE p. 376l-407a

Practice workbook p. 133-140

Suffixes

Spelling workbook p. 113-116

Commas in compound sentences

Sentences

Thesaurus

Grammar workbook p. 113-116

Jingle Dancer

Character, setting, and plot

Context clues

Cause and effect

Homonyms

TE p. 408l-433a

Practice workbook p. 143-150

Prefixes

Spelling workbook p. 117-120

Paragraph

Organization/Paragraphs

Time line

Grammar workbook p. 117-120