Language

 

Unit 1:

Grammar:  Subjects and Predicates; Simple Sentences; Types of Sentences; What is a Noun; Singular and Plural Nouns

Writing:  Narrative Writing: Sentences that tell a True Story; Friendly letter; Sentences that describes; True Story

 

Unit 2:

Grammar:  More plural nouns; Proper Nouns; What is a Verb?; Verbs in the Present; Verbs; Past, Present, Future

Writing: Informative Writing: Informational paragraph; Instructions

 

Unit 3:

Grammar: Compound Sentences; Expanding/Rearranging Compound Sentences; Quotation Marks; Using Proper Nouns; Abbreviations;

Writing: Opinion Writing:  Persuasive Letter; Opinion Paragraph; Persuasive Paragraph; Persuasive Essay

 

Unit 4:

Grammar: Pronouns: Subject-Verb Agreement; The Verb Be; Commas in Dates/Places: Commas in a series

Writing: Narrative Writing: Story Paragraphs; Descriptive Paragraphs; Fictional Story; Fictional Narrative

 

Unit 5:

Grammar: Adjectives; Using Adjectives; Irregular Verbs; Irregular Action Verbs

Writing: Informative Writing:  Problem/Solution Paragraph;  Compare/Contrast Paragraph; Informational Paragraph; Research Report

 

     Unit 6:

Grammar:  Contractions; Adverbs; Possessive Nouns; Possessive Pronouns: Choose Between Adjective or Adverb

Writing: Opinion Writing:  Response Poem; Opinion Paragraph; Response Paragraph;  Response Essay

 

Links for Reading/Language: 

       Primary Kids Education Site: http://www.netrover.com/~kingskid/108.html

       Compound Words: http://www.quia.com/mc/260183.html

       Sentence Structure Games: http://www.gamequarium.com/sentencestucture.html

       Kid Zone: http://www.kidzone.ws/grade2.htm

       Room 108: Primary Kid Education Site: http://www.netrover.com/~kingskid/108.html

       Words and Pictures: http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/wordsandpictures/

       Drop and Drag, compound words: http://www.mrsmcgowan.com/quiz/compoundwords.htm

       The School Bell : http://www.theschoolbell.com/Links/language_arts/Lang_arts.html