Listening and Learning Strand

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UnboundEd
Subjects
English-Language Arts
Grades
Grade 2

Listening and Learning Strand

Students will build background knowledge and vocabulary critical for comprehension.

153 INSTRUCTIONAL DAYS (153 HOURS)


Description

The Listening & Learning strand of the Core Knowledge Language Arts program is designed to help students build the background knowledge and vocabulary critical to listening and reading comprehension. Through introducing, presenting, and discussing read-alouds in each domain, teachers build students’ listening and reading comprehension and oral language skills.

The Following Units Are Included within this Module:

  • Unit 1:  Fairy Tales and Tall Tales
  • Unit 2:  Early Asian Civilizations
  • Unit 3:  The Ancient Greek Civilization
  • Unit 4:  Greek Myths
  • Unit 5:  The War of 1812
  • Unit 6:  Cycles in Nature
  • Unit 7:  Westward Expansion
  • Unit 8:  Insects
  • Unit 9:  The U.S. Civil War
  • Unit 10:  The Human Body: Building Blocks and Nutrition
  • Unit 11:  Immigration
  • Unit 12:  Fighting For a Cause

Lessons are organized under each unit.

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