Sub-Genre: Teaching Methods & Materials
Series Title: Language Fundamentals
Publisher: Evan Moor Educational Publishers
Book theme: Language Arts
Author: Evan-Moor Educational Publishers
Item Number (DPCI): 247-27-0715
This comprehensive teaching resource helps second grade students master the conventions of standard English and boosts their vocabulary acquisition. Easy-to-scaffold lessons are clearly organized by language skills and standards to help teachers target instruction. Language Fundamentals has 207 pages of skill-based activities, including 21 review pages with multiple choice, constructed response, and open-ended questions to assess students' understanding and application of the focus skill. Second grade skill practice covers: Nouns, Pronouns, Adjectives, Verbs, Adverbs, Prepositions, Sentences, Capitalization, Abbreviations, Punctuation, Usage, Vocabulary, and Spelling. Included are: Rules and examples for each language skill followed by targeted application activities and unit reviews. Vocabulary and word study strategies and practice for challenging skills such as shades of meaning and real-life connections between words and their use. Common Core Language Standards cited on activity pages for easy reference. Review activities that ask students to apply skills in context and demonstrate higher-level thinking. An easy-to-read answer key.