WriteWell©

Second Grade

 

 

  

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Suggested Pacing Guide for Grade 2

  

WriteWell© Alignment with Common Core State Standards

Second Grade Alignment

 

MTSS Within WriteWell

 

  

Grade Level Minilessons for Grammar Mechanics and Usage

 

Directions for Minilessons


INFORMATIONAL READING LESSONS

 


  

Google Conferring Form

 

  

Units of Study

Units of Study designed to prepare students for on-demand reading and writing tasks. 

 

Number of Sessions 

Unit 1:

Beginning Writer's Workshop and Notebooking

Genre: Personal Narrative  

Suggested Notebooking Directions

 

 16

Unit 2:

Narrative Writing

Genre: Personal Narrative

     

 20 

Unit 3:

Narrative Writing

Genre: Personal Narrative

     

 16

Unit 4:

Explanatory Writing

Genre: Explantory Essay

 

 15

Unit 5:

Narrative Writing

Genre: Realistic Fiction

 

 19

Unit 6:

Learning from Authors

Author Study: Tomie dePaola

 

 9

ReadWell

Unit 1:

Reading, Understanding, and Synthesizing Across Multiple Texts

 

 16

Unit 7:

Opinion Writing

Genre: Opinion Letter

 

 13

Unit 8:

Informational Writing

Genre: Class Research Project

 

 

11 

Unit 9:

Narrative Writing

Genre: Poetry/Free Verse

 

 16

Optional Unit of Study

Storyboarding

Genre: Narrative

          16

Pre and Post Assessments

Formative Assessments designed to evaluate students' ability to read and write on demand.

  

Writing Pre-Assessment

 

  

Writing Post-Assessment

 

  

Anchor Sets

 

  

Rubrics

 

  

Holistic Research Rubric

 

  

Informative Explanatory Writing Rubric

 

  

Scoring Informative-Explanatory Writing

 

  

Optional Informational Writing Rubric

 

  

Informative Explanatory Rubric Checklist (Student Friendly)

 

  

Narrative Writing Rubric

 

  

Narrative Writing Rubric Checklist (Student Friendly)

 

  

Optional Narrative Writing Rubric

 

  

Opinion Writing Rubric

 

  

Opinion Rubric Checklist (Student Friendly)

 

  

Optional Opinion Writing Rubric

 

  
 
  

Units of Study to Prepare Students for Statewide Assessments

  

Revising and Editing in Context

Skill: Answering Multiple Choice Items

 

 8

Beginning-of-Year

Student Packet

Student Answer Sheet

Teacher Answer Key

 

  

Middle-of-Year 

Student Packet

Student Answer Sheet

Teacher Answer Key

 

  

End-of-Year  

Student Packet

Student Answer Sheet

Teacher Answer Key

 

  

Session 1:  PowerPoint Presentation

Session 2:  PowerPoint Presentation

Session 3:  PowerPoint Presentation

Session 4:  PowerPoint Presentation

Session 5:  PowerPoint Presentation

Session 6:  PowerPoint Presentation

Session 7:  PowerPoint Presentation

Session 8:  PowerPoint Presentation  

 

  

Narrative Writing

Genre: Writing to a Test Prompt

 

 10

Informational Writing: Comparative Essay

Genre: Writing to a Test Prompt

 

 5

Constructing a Peer Response

Genre: Writing to a Test Prompt 

 7

Session 1:  PowerPoint Presentation

Session 2:  PowerPoint Presentation

Session 3:  PowerPoint Presentation

Session 4:  PowerPoint Presentation

Session 5:  PowerPoint Presentation

Session 6:  PowerPoint Presentation

Session 7:  PowerPoint Presentation

 

  

This is a reading unit of study to be completed during your reading instructional time. 

ReadWell Unit 2:

End-of-Year Review for Statewide Assessments in Reading

Genre: Reading and Responding to Test Prompts  

 13

Session 11:  PowerPoint Presentation

 

  

Rubrics for Writing

Scoring rubrics and checklists designed to provide formative and summative data on students' writing achievement.

  
Grade 2-8 MEAP Writing Rubrics and Checklists