Second Grade Unit 1

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1. What phonics skills are needed to read second grade texts?
  a. This means I can distinguish between long and short vowels, and decode grade appropriate irregularly spelled words.
    Subject Title Series
Vowels A Good Thing About Spots Wild World Phonics Reading
Vowels Out in Outer Space Between the Lions
Vowels Pencil Power Goes Visiting: Long Vowels A, I, O Phonics in Context
Vowels Pencil Power Goes Visiting: Short and Long Vowels E & U Phonics in Context
Vowels Pencil Power Goes Visiting: Short Vowels A, I, O Phonics in Context
Vowels Pencil Power Goes Visiting: The Long and Short Vowels Phonics in Context
Vowels Word Pup Discovers Middles Phonics in Context
Vowels You Can't Catch Me Between the Lions
2 What language skills are needed in second grade?
  a. This means I can use grammar and conventions of language correctly.
    Subject Title Series
Grammar A Good Thing About Spots Wild World Phonics Reading
Grammar Alphabet Pet: All About Words Phonics in Context
Grammar Alphabet Pet: Making Changes Phonics in Context
Grammar Alphabet Zoo
Grammar Descriptive Words and Phrases Grammar for Children
Grammar Exclamation Marks Rooster's Hamlet
Grammar Exclamation Point Rooster's Hamlet
Grammar Grammar Rock! Schoolhouse Rock!
Grammar Identifying Words Reading for Children
Grammar Nouns Grammar for Children
Grammar Out in Outer Space Between the Lions
Grammar Pencil Power Goes Visiting: Long Vowels A, I, O Phonics in Context
Grammar Pencil Power Goes Visiting: Short and Long Vowels E & U Phonics in Context
Grammar Pencil Power Goes Visiting: Short Vowels A, I, O Phonics in Context
Grammar Pencil Power Goes Visiting: The Long and Short Vowels Phonics in Context
Grammar Punctuation Grammar for Children
Grammar Reading Aloud Reading for Children
Grammar Reading Fiction and Nonfiction Reading for Children
Grammar Schoolhouse Rock! Grammar Schoolhouse Rock! Classroom Edition
Grammar Schoolhouse Rock! Special 30th Anniversary Edition Schoolhouse Rock! Classroom Edition
Grammar Sentences Grammar for Children
Grammar Story Writing Writing for Children
Grammar The Comma Rooster's Hamlet
Grammar The Writing Process Writing for Children
Grammar Types of Writing Writing for Children
Grammar Verbs Grammar for Children
Grammar What Do I Do When I Feel Alone? An Emotional Wellness
Grammar Word Pup Discovers Phonics in Context
Grammar Word Pup Discovers Endings Phonics in Context
Grammar Word Pup Discovers Middles Phonics in Context
Grammar Word Pup Discovers Rhymes, Contractions and "R" Phonics in Context
Grammar Word Study: Phonics and Spelling Lessons/Buddy Study System Primary Literacy Video Collection  (This is a teacher help kit - not for the children)
Grammar Writing Resources Writing for Children
Grammar You Can't Catch Me Between the Lions
4. What is the overall structure of a story?
  a. This means I can describe the overall structure of a story and recount the central message, lesson, or moral by different authors.
    Subject Title Series
Beginning, Middle, End Waiting for Wings
Cultural Stories Abiyoyo Reading Rainbow General Education
Cultural Stories Alaska: Ravel Steals the Daylight Animated Tales of the World
Cultural Stories All the Colors of the Earth
Cultural Stories Arabia: The Crown and the Sceptre Animated Tales of the World
Cultural Stories Armenia: The Shoemaker's Son Animated Tales of the World
Cultural Stories Australia: Bad Baby Amy Animated Tales of the World
Cultural Stories Burkina Faso: The Tyrant and the Child Animated Tales of the World
Cultural Stories Canada: Timoon and the Narwhal Animated Tales of the World
Cultural Stories Caribbean: The Chief and the Carpenter Animated Tales of the World
Cultural Stories Catalonia: The Manairons Animated Tales of the World
Cultural Stories China: The Magic Gourd Animated Tales of the World
Cultural Stories China: The Magic Paintbrush Animated Tales of the World
Cultural Stories Denmark: The Shepherdess and the Chimney Sweep Animated Tales of the World
Cultural Stories England: Cap O'Rushes Animated Tales of the World
Cultural Stories Finland: The Raspberry Worm Animated Tales of the World
Cultural Stories Follow the Drinking Gourd Reading Rainbow Social Studies
Cultural Stories France: Ewenn Congar Animated Tales of the World
Cultural Stories Germany: Frau Holle Animated Tales of the World
Cultural Stories Germany: The Enchanted Lion Animated Tales of the World
Cultural Stories Girl of Navajos
Cultural Stories Greece: The Myth of Persephone Animated Tales of the World
Cultural Stories Hiawatha
Cultural Stories Holland: The Tree With the Golden Apples Animated Tales of the World
Cultural Stories I Lost My Tooth in Africa Reading Rainbow General Education
Cultural Stories Immigration to the United States American Heritage
Cultural Stories India: The Multi-Coloured Jackal Animated Tales of the World
Cultural Stories Ireland: Fionn Animated Tales of the World
Cultural Stories Ireland: The Boy Who Had No Story Animated Tales of the World
Cultural Stories Irish-American Heritage American Cultures for Children
Cultural Stories Israel: King Solomon and the Bee Animated Tales of the World
Cultural Stories Japan: Crossing the Snow Animated Tales of the World
Cultural Stories Joe
Cultural Stories Mongolia: Shepherd Boy Tumur Animated Tales of the World
Cultural Stories Mrs. Katz and Tush Reading Rainbow General Education
Cultural Stories Namibia: Omuninyan Animated Tales of the World
Cultural Stories Native American Life American History for Children
Cultural Stories Native Americans American Heritage
Cultural Stories Norway: The Three Sisters Who Fell Into the Mountain Animated Tales of the World
Cultural Stories Pakistan: Podna and Podni Animated Tales of the World
Cultural Stories Poland: The Flower of Fern Animated Tales of the World
Cultural Stories Poland: The Story of Flax Animated Tales of the World
Cultural Stories Raccoon Story: A Menomin Indian Folktale
Cultural Stories Rechenka's Eggs Reading Rainbow General Education
Cultural Stories Russia: The Two Brothers Animated Tales of the World
Cultural Stories Scotland: The Green Man of Knowledge Animated Tales of the World
Cultural Stories Scotland: The Loch Ness Kelpie Animated Tales of the World
Cultural Stories Singapore: Redhill Animated Tales of the World
Cultural Stories Sophie and Lou Reading Rainbow General Education
Cultural Stories South Africa: How Tortoise Won Respect Animated Tales of the World
Cultural Stories South Africa: Ummeno Animated Tales of the World
Cultural Stories Taiwan: Aunt Tiger Animated Tales of the World
Cultural Stories The Lotus Seed Reading Rainbow Social Studies
Cultural Stories The Shaman's Apprentice Reading Rainbow Science
Cultural Stories U.S.A.: John Henry: Steel-Driving Man Animated Tales of the World
Cultural Stories Wales: Kind March Animated Tales of the World
Cultural Stories Wales: Merlin and the Dragons Animated Tales of the World
Cynthia Rylant Pet Stories: You Don't Have to Walk Reading Rainbow
Reading How A Book Is Made Reading for Children
Reading Identifying Letters and Sounds Reading for Children
Reading Identifying Words Reading for Children
Reading Letter Sounds Rock 'N Learn
Reading Phonics, Level 1 Rock 'N Learn
Reading Phonics, Level 2 Rock 'N Learn
Reading Sight Words Rock 'N Learn
Reading Sight Words 2 Rock 'N Learn
Reading Reading Aloud Reading for Children
Reading Reading Comprehension Reading for Children
Reading Reading Fiction and Nonfiction Reading for Children
Writing Epaminondas
Writing Expository Writing Writing for Children
Writing Punctuation Grammar for Children
Writing Seuss Celebration Dr. Seuss
Writing Story Writing Writing for Children
Writing The Writing Process Writing for Children
Writing Trumpet Video Visits Mem Fox
Writing Types of Writing Writing for Children
Writing Writing Resources Writing for Children
5. What causes weather changes?
  a. This means I can compare and contrast seasonal weather patterns.
    Subject Title Series
Seasons Apples
Seasons Arthur's Snow Day Arthur
Seasons Autumn Seasons Under the Sun
Seasons Autumn Comes to the Forest Seasons In The Forest
Seasons Bear Snores On
Seasons Changing Seasons
Seasons Come On Rain
Seasons Earth's Rotations and Revolution
Seasons Fall Holiday Stories Holiday Story Fun for Kids
Seasons Four Seasons Earth Science Collection Primary
Seasons Four Seasons
Seasons Ida Fanfanny and the Four Seasons
Seasons In the Small, Small Pond
Seasons Our Busy Farm
Seasons Planting a Rainbow
Seasons Seeds and Seasons
Seasons Snow: A First Film First Film
Seasons Snowballs and Sandcastles Look Again
Seasons Snowflake Bentley
Seasons Snowy Day: Stories and Poems Reading Rainbow
Seasons Spring Seasons Under the Sun
Seasons Spring Brings Changes
Seasons Spring Comes to the Forest Seasons In The Forest
Seasons Springtime With Roo Spring
Seasons Summer
Seasons Summer Seasons Under the Sun
Seasons Summer Reading Rainbow
Seasons Sunlight: A First Film First Film
Seasons The Fall of Freddie the Leaf
Seasons The First Snow of Winter
Seasons The Selfish Giant Draw Me A Story
Seasons Waiting for Wings
Seasons Winnie the Pooh Discovers the Seasons Winnie the Pooh
Seasons Winter Four Seasons
Seasons Winter Seasons Under the Sun
Seasons Winter Seasons
Seasons Winter and Snow Weather Smart
Seasons Winter Ice: A First Film First Film
Seasons Winter on the Farm Summer on the Farm
Seasons Winter Warm-Up Mathica's Mathshop
Weather Aesop's Fables
Weather All About Climate and Seasons Weather for Children
Weather All About Meteorology Weather for Children
Weather All About Rain, Snow, Sleet and Hail Weather for Children
Weather All About the Uses of Energy Energy for Children
Weather All About Weathering and Erosion Earth Science for Children
Weather All About Wind and Clouds Weather for Children
Weather Atmosphere and Meteorology Ever-Changing Earth for Students
Weather Changing Weather Planet Earth
Weather Clifford Saves the Day! Clifford the Big Red Dog
Weather Climate Weather Smart
Weather Come a Tide Reading Rainbow
Weather Flight Way Things Work
Weather Four Seasons Earth Science Collection Primary
Weather Groundhog Day Holidays for Children
Weather Heat, Wind and Pressure Weather Smart
Weather Hurricanes Weather Smart
Weather Hurricanes Ever-Changing Earth for Students
Weather Ida Fanfanny and the Four Seasons
Weather Magic School Bus Getting Energized Magic School Bus
Weather Magic School Bus Kicks Up A Storm Magic School Bus
Weather Motion and Sound Science Clips for Children
Weather Ozone and Pollution Weather Smart
Weather Schoolhouse Rock! Earth Schoolhouse Rock! Classroom Edition
Weather Snow Monsters Meet Mother Nature
Weather Snowballs and Sandcastles Look Again
Weather Storms
Weather Storms: An Introduction
Weather Summer Reading Rainbow
Weather Thunderstorms Weather Smart
Weather Tornadoes Weather Smart
Weather Tsunami Ever-Changing Earth for Students
Weather Water and Weather Nature Knows Best
Weather Water and Weather Tell Me Why
Weather Water Cycle and Clouds Weather Smart
Weather Weather Weather Smart
Weather Weather A First Look
Weather Weather Around Us
Weather Weather On The Move
Weather Weather Station Backyard Science
Weather Weather: A Film for Beginners
Weather Weather: Changes and Measurements Earth Science Collection Primary
Weather Why Is The Sky Blue?
Weather Winnie the Pooh Discovers the Seasons Winnie the Pooh
Weather Winter and Snow Weather Smart
6. How can poetry provide information about weather and seasons?
  a. This means I can describe how words and phrases (e.g. regular bears, alliteration, rhymes, and repeated lines) supply rhythm and meaning in a story, poem, or song about weather and seasons.
    Subject Title Series
Music Fantasia 2000
Poetry A Child's Garden of Poetry
Poetry Bringing the Rain to Kapiti Plain Reading Rainbow
Poetry Chicka Chicka Boom Boom
Poetry Color, Color, Everywhere: Red, Yellow, Blue
Poetry Come On Rain
Poetry Horton Hears a Who! Dr. Seuss
Poetry Poetry, Verse & Rhyme, Oh My! A Quiet Evening with Mother Goose
Poetry Waiting for Wings
Rhythm All Done With Strings Instruments of the Symphony Orchestra
Rhythm Berlioz the Bear Reading Rainbow General Education
Rhythm Max Roach: Rhythm Behind the Scenes
Rhythm Melody Music Box
Rhythm Music Through the Ages Music Box
Rhythm My Life With the Wave Reading Rainbow Science
Rhythm Pitch Music Box
Rhythm Rhythm Music Box
Rhythm Symmetry: A First Film First Film