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Garden City School Library: Grade 2

Grade Level Focus: UNDERSTANDING

T1 Lessons and Activities

Students will be able to: 

  • Demonstrate alliteration
  • Create E call numbers
  • Arrange words in alphabetical order
  • Identify and compare characters, settings, and problem/solution of fictional texts

T2 Lessons and Activities

In addition to T1 standards, students will be able to: 

  • Explain the criteria for a Sibert Award
  • Take notes on a nonfiction text using a graphic organizer
  • Identify main ideas and key details in a text
  • Distinguish between fact and opinion
  • Support an opinion with an explanation

T3 Lessons and Activities

In addition to T1/2 standards, students will be able to: 

  • Demonstrate mastery of alphabetical order
  • Use guide words to find facts
  • Gather information from illustrations and text features


Learner Qualities

  • Responsibility: Participates in class discussions, returns books on time
  • Cooperation: Follows directions, works with other students on group assignments, uses flexible seating options appropriately, helps keep the library space neat
  • Respect: Waits to be called on, listens to teacher and other students when they're speaking, keeps in own personal space