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September 2017 Learning Essential Outcomes
Reading Essential Outcomes:
- Ask and answer such questions as who, what, where, when, why, and how to demonstrate understanding of key details in a text. (focus on story element questions Characters, setting, events)
- Recount stories, including fables and folktales from diverse cultures, and determine their central message, lesson, or moral
- Describe the overall structure of a story, including describing how the beginning introduces the story and the ending concludes the action.
- Use information gained from the illustrations and words in a print or digital text to demonstrate understanding of its characters, setting, or plot.
- Ask and answer such questions as who, what, where, when, why, and how to demonstrate understanding of key details in a text. Determine the meaning of words and phrases in a text relevant to a grade 2 topic or subject area.
- By the end of the year, select, read, and comprehend literature including stories, and poetry for personal enjoyment, interest, and academic tasks in grades 2-3 text complexity band proficiency, with scaffolding as needed at the high end of the range.
Writing Essential Outcomes:
- Write narratives and other creative texts in which they recount a well-elaborated event or short sequence of events, include details to describe actions, thoughts, and feelings, use temporal words to signal event order, and provide a sense of closure.
(Writing Project: Personal Narrative—introduce, not publish, students still produce).
- With guidance and support from adults, and peers, focus on a topic and strengthen writing as needed by revising and editing.
Introduce the writing process and use exemplars
- Distinguish between long and short vowels
f. high frequency words
188.8.131.52 a-c. Read grade level texts with accuracy and fluency
Math Essential Outcomes
- Compare and represent whole numbers up to 1000 with an emphasis on place value and equality.
- Use place value to describe whole numbers between 10 and 1000 in terms of hundreds, tens and ones. Know that 100 is 10 tens, and 1000 is 10 hundreds.
- Compare and order whole numbers up to 1000.
- Find 10 more or 10 less that a given three-digit number. Find 100 more or 100 less than a given three-digit number.