Common Core State Standards (CCSS) Correlations

Targeting Comprehension Strategies for the Common Core Grade 2

Targeting Comprehension Strategies for the Common Core Grade 2

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Strand - Reading Standards: Literature, Grade 2

Key Ideas and Details

ELA.RL.2.1: Ask and answer such questions as who, what, where, when, why, and how to demonstrate understanding of key details in a text.

Activity Pages
The Farm Trip 13 to 16
Teeth for Tex Rex 17 to 18
The Tree House 25 to 28
My Favorite Shirt 29 to 30
I Jump Out of Bed 39 to 42
My Favorite Places 49 to 50
The Man and the Singing Bird 51 to 54
The Lion and the Dolphin 55 to 56
The Chatting Elf 57 to 60
Boys 65 to 68
Dogs 69 to 70
My Street 77 to 80
Letter to Jack 81 to 82
One to Five 91 to 94
The Sandman 95 to 96
Jack and the Beanstalk 107 to 108
My Dog, Barkly 109 to 112

Key Ideas and Details

ELA.RL.2.2: Recount stories, including fables and folktales from diverse cultures, and determine their central message, lesson, or moral.

Activity Pages
The Tree House 25 to 28
My Favorite Shirt 29 to 30
The Man and the Singing Bird 51 to 54
The Lion and the Dolphin 55 to 56
The Chatting Elf 57 to 60
Boys 65 to 68
My Street 77 to 80
The Sandman 95 to 96
Jack and the Beanstalk 107 to 108
My Dog, Barkly 109 to 112

Key Ideas and Details

ELA.RL.2.3: Describe how characters in a story respond to major events and challenges.

Activity Pages
The Tree House 25 to 28
My Favorite Shirt 29 to 30
The Man and the Singing Bird 51 to 54
The Lion and the Dolphin 55 to 56
The Chatting Elf 57 to 60
Boys 65 to 68
My Street 77 to 80
Jack and the Beanstalk 107 to 108
My Dog, Barkly 109 to 112

Craft and Structure

ELA.RL.2.5: Describe the overall structure of a story, including describing how the beginning introduces the story and the ending concludes the action.

Activity Pages
The Tree House 25 to 28
My Favorite Shirt 29 to 30
I Jump Out of Bed 39 to 42
My Favorite Places 49 to 50
The Chatting Elf 57 to 60
Boys 65 to 68
The Sandman 95 to 96
Jack and the Beanstalk 107 to 108
My Dog, Barkly 109 to 112

Craft and Structure

ELA.RL.2.4: Describe how words and phrases (e.g., regular beats, alliteration, rhymes, repeated lines) supply rhythm and meaning in a story, poem, or song.

Passage Pages
I Jump Out of Bed 39 to 42
Dogs 69 to 70
One to Five 91 to 94
Jack and the Beanstalk 107 to 108

Craft and Structure

ELA.RL.2.6: Acknowledge differences in the points of view of characters, including by speaking in a different voice for each character when reading dialogue aloud.

Passage Pages
Jack and the Beanstalk 107 to 108

Integration of Knowledge and Ideas

ELA.RL.2.7: Use information gained from the illustrations and words in a print or digital text to demonstrate understanding of its characters, setting, or plot.

Activity Pages
The Tree House 25 to 28
My Favorite Shirt 29 to 30
The Lion and the Dolphin 55 to 56
Boys 65 to 68
The Sandman 95 to 96

Range of Reading and Level of Text Complexity

ELA.RL.2.10: By the end of the year, read and comprehend literature, including stories and poetry, in the grades 2–3 text complexity band proficiently, with scaffolding as needed at the high end of the range.

Activity Pages
The Farm Trip 13 to 16
Teeth for Tex Rex 17 to 18
The Tree House 25 to 28
My Favorite Shirt 29 to 30
I Jump Out of Bed 39 to 42
My Favorite Places 49 to 50
The Man and the Singing Bird 51 to 54
The Lion and the Dolphin 55 to 56
The Chatting Elf 57 to 60
Boys 65 to 68
Dogs 69 to 70
My Street 77 to 80
Letter to Jack 81 to 82
One to Five 91 to 94
The Sandman 95 to 96
Jack and the Beanstalk 107 to 108
My Dog, Barkly 109 to 112

Strand - Reading Standards: Informational Text, Grade 2

Key Ideas and Details

ELA.RI.2.1: Ask and answer such questions as who, what, where, when, why, and how to demonstrate understanding of key details in a text.

Passage Pages
Teddy Bears 19 to 22
Fruit Roll 23 to 24
Helping at Home 31 to 34
How to Make Fairy Bread 43 to 44
My Family 45 to 48
Strange Plants 71 to 74
Dentists 75 to 76
Make Fabulous Fruit Salad 83 to 86
Houses 97 to 100
Showbags 101 to 102
How Jellyfish Look After Themselves 103 to 106

Key Ideas and Details

ELA.RI.2.3: Describe the connection between a series of historical events, scientific ideas or concepts, or steps in technical procedures in a text.

Passage Pages
Fruit Roll 23 to 24
How to Make Fairy Bread 43 to 44
My Family 45 to 48
Make Fabulous Fruit Salad 83 to 86

Key Ideas and Details

ELA.RI.2.2: Identify the main topic of a multi-paragraph text as well as the focus of specific paragraphs within the text.

Passage Pages
Helping at Home 31 to 34
Strange Plants 71 to 74
Dentists 75 to 76
Houses 97 to 100
Showbags 101 to 102
How Jellyfish Look After Themselves 103 to 106

Craft and Structure

ELA.RI.2.5: Know and use various text features (e.g., captions, bold print, subheadings, glossaries, indexes, electronic menus, icons) to locate key facts or information in a text efficiently.

Passage Pages
Teddy Bears 19 to 22
Fruit Roll 23 to 24
My Family 45 to 48
Make Fabulous Fruit Salad 83 to 86
Houses 97 to 100
Showbags 101 to 102

Craft and Structure

ELA.RI.2.4: Determine the meaning of words and phrases in a text relevant to a grade 2 topic or subject area.

Passage Pages
Teddy Bears 19 to 22
Fruit Roll 23 to 24
Helping at Home 31 to 34
My Family 45 to 48
Strange Plants 71 to 74
Make Fabulous Fruit Salad 83 to 86
Houses 97 to 100
Showbags 101 to 102
How Jellyfish Look After Themselves 103 to 106

Craft and Structure

ELA.RI.2.6: Identify the main purpose of a text, including what the author wants to answer, explain, or describe.

Passage Pages
Teddy Bears 19 to 22
Fruit Roll 23 to 24
Helping at Home 31 to 34
How to Make Fairy Bread 43 to 44
Strange Plants 71 to 74
Dentists 75 to 76
Make Fabulous Fruit Salad 83 to 86
Houses 97 to 100
Showbags 101 to 102
How Jellyfish Look After Themselves 103 to 106

Integration of Knowledge and Ideas

ELA.RI.2.7: Explain how specific images (e.g., a diagram showing how a machine works) contribute to and clarify a text.

Passage Pages
Teddy Bears 19 to 22
Fruit Roll 23 to 24
My Family 45 to 48

Integration of Knowledge and Ideas

ELA.RI.2.8: Describe how reasons support specific points the author makes in a text.

Passage Pages
Teddy Bears 19 to 22
Helping at Home 31 to 34
Strange Plants 71 to 74
Dentists 75 to 76
Houses 97 to 100
Showbags 101 to 102
How Jellyfish Look After Themselves 103 to 106

Range of Reading and Level of Text Complexity

ELA.RI.2.10: By the end of year, read and comprehend informational texts, including history/social studies, science, and technical texts, in the grades 2–3 text complexity band proficiently, with scaffolding as needed at the high end of the range.

Passage Pages
Teddy Bears 19 to 22
Fruit Roll 23 to 24
Helping at Home 31 to 34
How to Make Fairy Bread 43 to 44
My Family 45 to 48
Strange Plants 71 to 74
Dentists 75 to 76
Make Fabulous Fruit Salad 83 to 86
Houses 97 to 100
Showbags 101 to 102
How Jellyfish Look After Themselves 103 to 106

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