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Here is the link to access the Common Core Standards.
http://www.corestandards.org/

Here are some good resources from Tennessee on Common Core:
http://www.readtennessee.org/teachers/common_core_standards/2nd_grade.aspx
http://www.readtennessee.org/math/teachers/k-3_common_core_math_standards/second_grade.aspx

Here is a link to the ISTE NETS standards. You can click on NETS for teachers, students, or even administration.

This guide provides an overview of what your child will learn by the end of 2nd grade in mathematics and English language arts/literacy.
http://www.pta.org/2ndGradeFeb4.pdf

These digital resources and tools for creating, collaborating, researching, and sharing can be found in the Common Core Curriculum Maps.
http://commoncore.org/maps/resources/digital_resources



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Team 2 Members: Sherri Barbo, Dee Langley, Laura Sadler, and Rojene Willard

Common Core Standards

Reading Strands:


__**Literature**__


Weblinks

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http://www.classtools.net/education-games-php/venn_intro -
Use the Venn Diagram tool to compare stories.

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Leveled games for: phonics, rhyming words, alphabetical order, similar meaning, punctuation, and making sentences.


Zooburst
Zooburst is a digital storytelling tool that lets anyone easily create his or her own 3D pop-up books. It clearly demonstrates the use of quotations and characterization.

Apps

  • ShelMovies available at itunes
This free app animates and vocalizes Shel Silverstein poems with music. Rhythm and rhyme are empasized.
Shel Silverstein.com is the Official Site for Kids.
  • Story Chimes available at itunes
This free app has many free fairy tales and fables that depict morals, lessons, and central message.

Other Technology Tools

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Click above to download a SMART activity to teach the characteristics of fables.

Use a document camera to show picture books and even highlight or circle important information such as author, illustrator, table of contents, etc.



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Informational Text


Weblinks

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http://wonderopolis.org/wonder/who-was-st-nick/ Can be searched through Thinkfinity.org
Wonderopolis is a great resource for informational text. This lesson could use the Venn Diagram on Classtools.net or PDF diagrams such as the one from FCRR for use on SMART boards. Children would compare traits of St. Nicholas and Santa Claus.


Teach text features using EDM.
http://www.studyzone.org/testprep/ela4/o/textfeatures4l.cfm

Fact Monster is a great K-2 website where students can use various text features (glossaries, indexes, electronic menus, icons) to find information.
http://www.factmonster.com/

Apps

Here is a directory of nonfiction texts available through iTunes. Some are free but many cost money. They range in reading level and complexity.
http://itunes.apple.com/us/genre/books-childrens-nonfiction/id10082?mt=11

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Click on the download for a SMART Activity to practice main idea.

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Click on the widget below to download the PowerPoint.



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Foundational Skills



Weblinks

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Online reading activities that focus on phonics, word recognition and fluency.
http://www.gamequarium.com/readquarium/index.html

The Electric Company - Letters and sounds - Videos, games, lesson plans
http://www.thinkfinity.org/electric-company
http://www.thinkfinity.org/electric-company?tab=goals-controlled R controlled
http://www.thinkfinity.org/electric-company?tab=goals-consonant Digraphs
http://www.thinkfinity.org/electric-company?tab=goals-2sounds 2 sounds of C
http://www.thinkfinity.org/silhouette-s-video S blends
Many more similar videos can be found by looking at the navigation bar on the left

Arcademic Skill Builders - Spelling and phonic games
http://www.arcademicskillbuilders.com/


Spelling City - Spelling Games - you can use your own word lists or their word lists
Makes practicing for spelling tests fun

ReadWriteThink
PIcture Match - Read Write Think
http://www.readwritethink.org/files/resources/interactives/picturematch/

Woodlands JR
http://www.woodlands-junior.kent.sch.uk/interactive/literacy.html

Apps


ABC Phonics Rocks! http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/abc-phonics-rocks!-free-for/id384319421?mt=8
Starfall http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/starfall-abcs/id395623983?mt=8
Wordball is from electric company. A song plays while you collect wordballs and then use them to zap the correct phonics rule.

Other Technology Tools

Use reading rods or other letter manipulatives to make words under the document camera. Students at desks write the list of words being made on the board.

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Sound Boxes

http://exchange.smarttech.com/details.html?id=c2306916-77c2-40b6-9806-3dc88070fc85


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Writing


Weblinks

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http://www.voki.com/ Voki is a tool that allows children to create custom avatars and record their voices as the avatar speaks. Children can write a script of facts about something they have been researching (dinosaurs, landmarks etc). It could be similar to a commercial or public service message. Then they can create a voki and record their message.

Storybird Digital Storytelling - Students can write stories and illustrate them. They can then read their story, send it to a friend, or print their story.
http://storybird.com/

http://www.kidsonthenet.org.uk/create/index.cfm Great resource for creative writing. Can publish online.

SAM Animation is supported by iCreate to Educate. There are many ways for students to use SAM Animation. Below is one example. iCreate to Educate has a gallery of ideas for teachers.

iCreate to Educate

http://switchzoo.com/zoo.htm Read facts about animals, create a new animal, make up facts about that animal, write a story about the animal. It is amazing how they can use their imaginations to create and inform.

Apps

Story Maker is available through itunes. Create an avatar and a setting along with a story that allows you to print to make a paperdoll or book from a printer.
Sock Puppet and Puppet Pals allows you to create a story with a setting and characters. Have children write the story then allow them to create it with the iPod.

Other Technology Tools

Helps children write a main idea and supporting details.


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Speaking & Listening



Weblinks

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http://www.storylineonline.net/ Have students listen to a book then do a response activity.

http://vocaroo.com/ Children can record themselves reading their favorite poem and click the post to internet link. The links can then be copied and put on one word document. That collective document can be put on the computers. Children then can access other students' favorite poems to listen to.

http://voicethread.com/ Students can upload pictures they find or have drawn themselves and post stories. They, and others, can then post comments on the stories.

Apps


Story Wheel is an app available through itunes. Multiple players are available to add to a story. A theme is selected and then the story wheel is spun; a player records a story line to go with that particular picture that the wheel has spun. This app enhances storytelling and imagination.

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Using a document camera have students read their writing to the class. They should work on presentation skills as they are reading. Then have the audience write a summary of the story that was read. They can use a graphic organizer to make sure they have included the vital information.
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Language


Weblinks

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http://www.watchknowlearn.org/Video.aspx?VideoID=33309&CategoryID=2252
Video from Watch Know Learn about Prefixes and Suffixes

http://www.studystack.com/flashcard-356116
This StudyStack is based on the second grade DOLCH words. You can create your own with whatever words or vocabulary you need. Then you have the option of playing with the words in multiple formats such as crossword, hangman, etc.

http://www.eduplace.com/tales/
MadLibs - kids have to give a random part of speech then it plugs the random words into a story for a funny story.

http://teacher.scholastic.com/activities/adventure/index.htm
Grammar games such as Clean Up Your Grammar (trash those nouns and verbs, Short Circuit (match prefixes and suffixes) Fish 'Em up! (catch the end of words)

Apps

Grammar Jammars Primary Edition is an app that is available through itunes. This app has taken adjectives, contractions, nouns, pronouns, punctuation, sentences and verbs and given them a jazzy tune much like that of Schoolhouse Rock. After each song of demonstration a quick check is available.

Grammar Dragon is an app available through itunes. It is a game that allows practice of in naming the function of words from a sentence displayed. Grade level can be chosen to increase level of complexity.

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Reading Big 5 Research Based Strategies Live Binder

Phonics
http://www.livebinders.com/edit?id=211344

Fluency
http://www.livebinders.com/edit?id=211349

Phonemic Awareness
http://www.livebinders.com/edit?id=211345

Vocabulary
http://www.livebinders.com/edit?id=214500

Comprehension
http://www.livebinders.com/edit?id=211353



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Math:

Operations and Algebraic Thinking


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Apps


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Number and Operations in Base Ten




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Measurement and Data



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Geometry




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Common Core Standard or ISTE NETS
Title & Link of Resource
Instructional Recommendations
Various Math Standards
IXL http://www.ixl.com/math/standards/common-core/grade-2
This is a great link for interactive math games to use with a SMART board.
Multiple
Study Ladder
This can be used for centers or for assigning a homework task and monitor progress. Resources have printables and interactive whiteboards.
ISTE NETS for teachers 3b -
Collaborate with students, peers, parents, and community members using digital tools and resources to support student success and innovation.
Tinychat http://tinychat.com/
This chat service requires no download or registration. I would hesitate to use with kids because of some inappropriate ads. Great for teacher collaboration though.
W.2.5 and W.2.5
kidblog
Kidblog is designed for elementary schools. It is very easy to use. You can set up your class in just a few minutes. This is a secure site for students.
Voice Memos and GarageBand
Record student reading, save, email to self, save as mp3 and load into GarageBand. Can play back or create podcast. Can then post on website.
ipod and computer (you will find Voice Memos in your utilities setting on the ipod)
Can use for fluency check, book reviews, class events. We recorded voice messages for a sick little girl last week. I loaded the messages and a few songs from itunes and burned a cd. It was very easy and extremely clear.