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Immigration
RI.2.9 – Compare and contrast the most important points
presented by two texts on the same topic.
-Labyrinth
-Write
Comparing two stories and
creating a timeline of events
Changing Communities
2.H.1.3 - Compare various interpretations of the same time
period using evidence such as photographs and interviews
-Record
-Labyrinth
-Write
-Journal
-Browse/ Wikipedia
Take pictures around the school
and then describe how it will be
changing over time.
Map
2.G.1 - Use geographic representations, terms
and technology to process information from a
spatial perspective.
2.G.1.1 - Interpret maps of the school and
community that contains symbols, legends,
and cardinal directions.
-Maze
-School Map
-Paint
-Write
The student will use Maze and their
cardinal directions to navigate the maze.
Then make a map in Paint with legend of
a store. Finally in Write student will explain
how to get from the front entrance to a part
of their store.
Supply and Demand
E.1.3 - Summarize the concept of supply and demand.
-Chat
-Journal
Creating an auction to teach supply and demand.
Map Skills
2.G.1.1 - Interpret maps of the school and community
that contain symbols, legends and cardinal directions.
-Browse
-Fototoon
-Record
The students are creating a book of map symbols.
Finance
2.E.1.5 – Explain how money is used for saving, spending,
borrowing and giving
-Finance
-Journal
Chat
Student created checking account.
Historical Figures
2.H.1.2 – identify contributions of historical figures
(community, state, nation and world) through various genres.
-Browse /Wikipedia
-Labyrinth
-Write
Create a certificate on a historical person.
MLK I Have a Dream Speech
2.H.1.2 - Identify contributions of historical figures through
various genres
2.SL.5 - Create audio recordings of stories or poems; add
drawings or other visual displays to stories or recounts of
experiences when appropriate to clarify ideas, thoughts, and feelings
-Browse
-Record
-Write
-Journal
Using the MLK speech and then creating their
own "I have a dream..." speech.
Human Impact on Environment
2.G.2 - Explain how people positively and negatively affect the
environment
2.RI.7 - Use information gained from the illustrations and words
in a print or digital text to demonstrate the understanding of its
characters, setting or plot.
2.W.2 Write opinion pieces in which they introduce the topic or
book they are writing about, state an opinion, supply reasons that
support the opinion, use linking words (e.g., because, and, also)
to connect opinion and reasons, and provide a concluding statement or section.
-Browse
-FotoToon
Creating a FotoToon about the effects the
humans have on the environment.
Saving Money
2.E.1.5 - Explain how money is used for saving, spending, borrowing
and giving.
-Browse (wegivebooks.org
-sign up if you haven’t
already - it’s free!)
-Finance
-Journal
Using Finance to show students how to use money.