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Macmillan McGraw-Hill TREASURES READING SERIES

Activity Supplement K e l l y Te n k e l y 2 0 1 0 h t t p : / / i l e a r n t e c h n o l o g y. c o m


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SECOND GRADE UNIT 4 TREASURES


Week 1

TREASURESUNIT 4 Second Grade- Splish Splash Animal Baths

Focus/ Essential Learning

Web Address

Activity Name

Activity

Skills Gained

Phonemic Awareness

http:// www.starfall.com/n/ control-ar/ar/ load.htm?f

Car Race

Read along/listen to interactive book

Hearing and identifying Rcontrolled A words

Phonemic Awareness

http:// www.starfall.com/n/ control-or/or/ load.htm?f

My Horse Glory

Read along/listen to interactive book

Hearing and identifying Rcontrolled O words

Phonics

http:// www.starfall.com/n/ make-a-word/ control-ar/load.htm?f

Make Rcontrolled A words

Create R-controlled A words with drag/drop word game

Identifying, decoding, and comprehending Rcontrolled A words

Phonics

http:// www.starfall.com/n/ level-a/learn-to-read/ load.htm?f

Make Rcontrolled O words

Create R-controlled O words with drag/drop word game

Identifying, decoding, and comprehending Rcontrolled O words

Phonics

http:// www.starfall.com/n/ picture-hunt/controlor/load.htm?f

Picture Hunt Rcontrolled O words

Students find R-controlled O words in a picture hunt

Identifying, decoding, and comprehending Rcontrolled O words

Phonics

Phonics RControlled A words Rhyming

Page 67”Car Race” of Starfall Writing Journal I

Identifying, decoding, and comprehending Rcontrolled A words

Phonics

Phonics Rcontrolled O words Rhyming

Page 73 “My Horse Glory” of Starfall Writing Journal I

Identifying, decoding, and comprehending Rcontrolled O words


Week 1

TREASURESUNIT 4

Focus

Second Grade- Splish Splash Animal Baths

Web Address

Activity Name

Activity

Skills Gained

Phonics/ Comprehension

Match Rcontrolled O words to pictures

Page 76 of Starfall Writing Journal I

Identifying, decoding, and comprehending Rcontrolled O words

Comprehension

Silly Sentence with Rcontrolled O words

Page 77 of Starfall Writing Journal I

Identifying, decoding, and comprehending Rcontrolled O words

Vocabulary

http:// lexipedia.com

Lexipedia visual dictionary/ thesaurus

Type in a vocabulary to search and learn word relationships

Vocabulary and comprehension building

Comprehension /Science

http://arkive.org

Arkive

Students can explore animals from around the world through video, photos, and text.

Research and understanding of animals.

Promethean Web Activity

Students will brainstorm and fill in a web about Animal Needs

Vocabulary and comprehension building

Comprehension


Week 2

TREASURESUNIT 4 Second Grade- Goose’s Story

Focus/ Essential Learning

Web Address

Activity Name

Activity

Skills Gained

Phonemic Awareness

http:// www.starfall.com/n/ control-r/r/ load.htm?f

Surfer Girl

Read along/listen to interactive book

Hearing and identifying Rcontrolled vowels E, I, and U words

Phonics

http:// www.starfall.com/n/ make-a-word/ control-r/load.htm?f

Make Rcontrolled E, I U words

Create R-controlled E, I, U words with drag/drop word game

Identifying, decoding, and comprehending Rcontrolled E, I, U words

Phonics

http:// www.starfall.com/n/ sorting/r-controlled/ load.htm?f

Word Sorting

Students sort words with R-controlled vowels

Identifying, decoding, and comprehending Rcontrolled E, I, U words

Spelling

http:// spellingcity.com/ ktenkely

Spelling rcontrolled words

Students spell words with R-controlled vowels er, ir, ur

Spelling er, ir, ur words

Comprehension

http:// reading.ecb.org/ student/index.html

Generate Questions (Students drag question mark into the book)

Students learn how to generate questions to aid comprehension of text, seek information, and solve problems during reading. They will watch a video example and practice.

Students will ask questions to understand what they are reading.

Comprehension

http:// reading.ecb.org/ downloads/ qu_Questioning.mp3

Generate Questions Song

A song that teaches students how to use questioning in reading.

Students learn to generate questions to understand reading.


Week 2

TREASURESUNIT 4

Focus

Second Grade- Goose’s Story

Web Address

Activity Name

Activity

Skills Gained

Phonics

R-Controlled words worksheet

Page 79 of Starfall Writing Journal I

Identifying, decoding, and comprehending Rcontrolled vowels as in “bird”

Writing

R-controlled words worksheet

Page 80 of Starfall Writing Journal I: Writing with r-controlled e, i, u words

Comprehending and using R-controlled e, i, and u words in writing.

Vocabulary

http://lexipedia.com

Lexipedia visual dictionary/ thesaurus

Type in a vocabulary to search and learn word relationships

Vocabulary and comprehension building

Grammar

http:// www.safeshare.tv/v/ yBbhD2VZPQM

Helping Verbs video/song

Students watch the video and listen to the song about the helping verbs.

Students identify and use helping verbs.

Comprehension

www.arkive.org

Arkive Animal search

Students search and learn about animal survival.

Building background knowledge about animal survival.


Week 3

TREASURESUNIT 4 Second Grade- A Way to Help Planet Earth

Focus

Web Address

Activity Name

Activity

Skills Gained

Phonics

http:// www.bbc.co.uk/ schools/ wordsandpictures/ longvow/poems/ flash/fpoem7.shtml IWB (with speakers)

Animated Poem “oo” vowel pattern

Students watch and listen to a poem with the “oo” vowel pattern. Students can then do a sound search or find the word in a game using the Promethean.

Listening for, identifying, and decoding the “oo” vowel.

Questioning

http:// reading.ecb.org/ student

Questioning (Drag the question mark into the book)

Students complete an interactive activity to learn how to generate questions during reading. Struggling readers can click on the speaker to have the text read to them.

Students ask questions about the text and the author’s intentions and seek information to clarify and extend their thinking before, during, and after reading.

Center Activity

Vocabulary

http://lexipedia.com

Lexipedia visual dictionary/ thesaurus

Type in a vocabulary to search and learn word relationships

Vocabulary and comprehension building

Grammar

N/A (Bingo Cards see attached)

Irregular verbs with variant vowels Bingo

Read the present tense of each word. Students mark the word that is the past tense irregular verb that matches.

Students recognize irregular verbs with variant vowels.

Comprehension

www.arkive.org

Arkive Animal search

Students search and learn about animal survival.

Building background knowledge about animal survival.


Week 3

TREASURESUNIT 4 Second Grade- A Way to Help Planet Earth

Focus

Web Address

Activity Name

Activity

Skills Gained

Comprehension Strategies: Questioning

http:// reading.ecb.org/ downloads/ qu_Questioning.mp3 IWB (with Speaker)

Questioning song.

Students listen to a song that teaches them the questioning reading comprehension strategy.

Students learn how the questioning reading strategy works.

Comprehension /Build background knowledge

http:// www.scholastic.com/ growgreen/ virtualforest/

Grow Green

Students go through a variety of environments (home, school, store, and park) and make decisions that will help the environment.

Students learn about helping the planet to build background knowledge for this weeks reading.

Center Activity/IWB

Comprehension /Build background knowledge

http://starfall.com (Click on “Earth Day�) Center Activity

Everyday is Earth Day (Starfall)

Students learn about items that can be recycled. Students drag plastic, cans, and trash into the appropriate bins.

Students learn about recycling to build background knowledge for this weeks reading.

Comprehension /oral language

http:// activities.macmillan mh.com/ OralLanguageActivit ies/main1.php? activityID=396

Activity 1: Help the Planet

Students learn about pollution and catch pictures of pollution that hurt the planet earth. (Partner language activity)

Students learn about pollution and discuss ways to prevent with a partner.

Center Activity with a Partner


Week 3

TREASURESUNIT 4 Second Grade- A Way to Help Planet Earth

Focus

Web Address

Activity Name

Activity

Skills Gained

Comprehension /oral language

http:// activities.macmillan mh.com/ OralLanguageActivit ies/main1.php? activityID=397 Center Activity with a partner

Activity 2: Help the Planet

Students find ways to stop pollution by matching pictures with pollution.

Students learn about pollution and discuss ways to prevent with a partner.

Spelling

http:// spellingcity.com/ ktenkely Center Activity

Spelling City

Students play a variety of games to practice their variant vowel spelling words with “oo” and “ou”

Variant vowels “oo” and “ou”.


Week 4

TREASURESUNIT 4 Second Grade- Super Storms

Focus

Web Address

Activity Name

Activity

Skills Gained

Spelling

http:// spellingcity.com/ ktenkely Center Activity

Spelling City

Students play a variety of games to practice their variant vowel spelling words with “oo” and “ou”

Variant vowels “oo” and “ou”.

Phonics

http:// www.bbc.co.uk/ schools/ wordsandpictures/ longvow/poems/ flash/fpoem7.shtml Center Activity/IWB

The Man in the Moon Poem

Students read and listen to a poem with the variant vowel “oo”. After reading/listening to the poem students can perform a sound search and find the variant vowel “oo” words.

Students listen to and identify variant vowel “oo”.

Oral Language Building/ Comprehension

http:// activities.macmillanm h.com/ OralLanguageActivit ies/main1.php? activityID=398 Center Activity

Super Storms: Activity 1

Students work with a partner to put together an emergency bag for stormy weather.

Expressing ideas orally to a partner about the necessary items to pack an emergency bag for a storm.

Comprehension

http:// activities.macmillanm h.com/ OralLanguageActivit ies/main1.php? activityID=399 Center Activity

Super Storms: Activity 2

Students work through a variety of activities to learn about weather occurrences.

Students build background knowledge about weather for the reading this week and make connections to what they have read.

Comprehension Strategy

http:// www.philtulga.com/ Prediction.html IWB whole class activity/Center activity with a partner

Make Predictions

Students click on squares to reveal parts of a picture. Students try to predict what the picture is of by uncovering the fewest amount of squares.

Students look for clues to make predictions.


Week 4

TREASURESUNIT 4 Second Grade- Super Storms

Focus

Web Address

Activity Name

Activity

Skills Gained

Comprehension

http:// teach.fcps.net/talk/ lesson_display.asp? lessonID=87

Making Predictions story.

Students view a series of pictures taken from an online story. They make predictions about what the story will be about. Students read the online story to find out if their predictions were right.

Students practice making predictions about a story before reading.

Control a Tornado

Students adjust the funnel width and air pressure to control a tornado and find out what kind of destruction can occur.

Students build background knowledge about how tornados work for the reading this week.

National Geographic Forces of Nature: Tornado/ Hurricane/ Earthquake

Students learn about various forces of nature caused by wild weather. Students can virtually create a tornado, a hurricane, or an earthquake.

Students build background knowledge about wild weather for the reading this week.

Visuwords online graphical dictionary

Students type in a vocabulary word from the reading this week and are given a graphical representation of the word.

Students build understanding of word relationships and definitions.

IWB whole class activity/Center activity with a partner.

Comprehension /Building Background knowledge

http://whyfiles.org/ interactives/a2.html

Comprehension /Building Background knowledge

http:// environment.nation algeographic.com/ environment/ natural-disasters/ forces-ofnature.html? section=t

Center Activity/ IWB

Center Activity/ IWB

Vocabulary

http:// visuwords.com IWB


Week 5

TREASURESUNIT 4 Second Grade- Nutik the Wolf Pup

Focus

Web Address

Activity Name

Activity

Skills Gained

Spelling

http:// spellingcity.com/ ktenkely Center Activity

Spelling City

Students play a variety of games to practice their variant vowel spelling words with au and aw.

Variant vowels “au” and “aw”.

Phonics

http:// imagechef.com/ic/ word_mosaic

Word Mosaic

Students sort spelling words by spelling pattern “aw” or “au” and type the words into the correct letter combination.

Students identify variant vowels “au” and “aw”.

Visuwords online graphical dictionary

Students type in a vocabulary word from the reading this week and are given a graphical representation of the word.

Students build understanding of word relationships and definitions.

Words and Pictures Sandcastle vowels

Students choose to play the phonics game with aw/au/augh/al vowel phonemes. Students are given a word with the phoneme missing and must choose the correct phoneme to fill in the blank.

Students identify and decode variant vowels au, aw, augh, and al.

Whack a Word: Contractions

Students click on “Contractions” to play the contraction version of Whack a Word. Students choose the correct contraction on the alien.

Students identify and decode contractions.

Whole class activity or center activity.

Vocabulary

http:// visuwords.com IWB

Phonics

http:// www.bbc.co.uk/ schools/ wordsandpictures/ phonics/sandcastle/ flash/game.shtml

(see attached for examples and instructions)

Center Activity

Grammar

http:// www.iknowthat.com/ com/L3? Area=WackAWord Center Activity


Week 5

TREASURESUNIT 4 Second Grade- Nutik the Wolf Pup

Focus

Web Address

Activity Name

Activity

Skills Gained

Comprehensio n/oral language

http:// activities.macmillanm h.com/ OralLanguageActiviti es/main1.php? activityID=284

Activity 1: Nutik the Wolf Pup

Students drag the animal picture to the correct environment and discuss with a partner.

Students build background knowledge and demonstrate understanding of key concepts from this weeks reading.

Center Activity

Comprehensio n/oral language

http:// activities.macmillanm h.com/ OralLanguageActiviti es/main1.php? activityID=305 Center Activity

Activity 2: Nutik the Wolf Pup

Students discuss habitats and match animals with the right habitat.

Students build background knowledge and demonstrate understanding of key concepts from this weeks reading.

Comprehensio n/oral language

http:// activities.macmillanm h.com/ OralLanguageActiviti es/main1.php? selectionID=151 Slideshow IWB

Slideshow: Nutik the Wolf Pup

Students learn about animals and their habitats.

Students build background knowledge and demonstrate understanding of key concepts from this weeks reading.

Comprehensio n/background knowledge

http:// switchzoo.com/ games/ habitatgame.htm

Switcharoo Zoo, build a habitat.

Students build online habitats to meet animal needs.

Students build background knowledge and demonstrate understanding of key concepts from this weeks reading.

The Great Habitat Matchup: Magic School Bus

Students match the correct habitat with the animal.

Students build background knowledge and demonstrate understanding of key concepts from this weeks reading.

Center Activity

Comprehensio n/background knowledge

http:// www.scholastic.com/ magicschoolbus/ games/habitat/ habitat.htm Center Activity


Go to www.wordchef.com/ic/word_mosaic

1. Click on the “Initials” tab and type in the variant vowel combination “au” or “aw”

2. Choose a text and background color and a font. 3. Type in all of the words that follow the variant vowel pattern. 4. Click on “Preview” button to view the finished image.

5. If you want to use this image somewhere else, hold down the command key + shift + 4 to take a screen shot of the letters. The saved image will appear on your desktop and can be dragged into other applications.


For use with:

2nd Grade Week 3

VARIANT VOWELS B I N G O G A M E


Irregular Verb BINGO Irregular Verb BINGO shook stood was

left drank shook

took

Stood

was

kept slept knew

thought

took kept

thought

Irregular Verb BINGO Irregular Verb BINGO slept knew left

took kept shook

drank

shook

stood

stood was

thought

thought

was left drank


Irregular Verb BINGO Irregular Verb BINGO took kept slept

was

knew

kept

left

drank shook stood

thought

took shook

stood was drank

Irregular Verb BINGO Irregular Verb BINGO knew slept kept

slept knew kept

thought

was

shook stood was

thought

took

took stood drank


Irregular Verb BINGO Irregular Verb BINGO drank kept stood left

slept

knew shook was

knew took

thought

drank slept

stood was shook

Irregular Verb BINGO Irregular Verb BINGO stood was kept

was

took kept

stood

drank

shook

took

thought

slept knew

thought

drank knew


Irregular Verb BINGO Irregular Verb BINGO thought

left drank

knew

took

stood

drank

slept was shook

was kept shook stood left

thought

Irregular Verb BINGO Irregular Verb BINGO was drank kept

slept was kept

thought

shook

took

shook slept knew

thought

drank knew

stood


Irregular Verb BINGO Irregular Verb BINGO took kept shook

thought

slept kept

was

drank

drank

stood

left

left

knew

thought

was shook

Irregular Verb BINGO Irregular Verb BINGO took

was kept

thought

shook

slept

shook kept knew

thought

stood knew

was drank left slept


Irregular Verb BINGO Irregular Verb BINGO stood kept left

thought

shook

knew

kept

was

shook was knew

drank

thought

slept left stood

Irregular Verb BINGO Irregular Verb BINGO drank slept left was

thought

shook kept left

took

was

left

kept

slept

thought

stood knew


Irregular Verb BINGO Irregular Verb BINGO stood kept left

thought

shook

kept

knew

drank slept was

slept left stood

drank was knew

Irregular Verb BINGO Irregular Verb BINGO knew slept left was

thought

shook kept left

took

was

left

kept

slept

thought

stood drank


shake

stand

be

think

take

keep

sleep

know

leave

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