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Red, White, and Blue Reading Street U6W2

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Transcript of Red, White, and Blue Reading Street U6W2

Red, White, and Blue: The
Story of the American Flag
by John Herman
Unit 6 Week 2
Genre: Informational Text
Informational Text often gives facts
about real people, places, and events
that reflect history or the traditions
of communities.
Question of the Week:

What traditions and celebrations
involve our country's flag?
As we read our story this week, look
for facts that describe the history of
the American flag.
Abbreviations
CCSS RF 2.3
Know and apply grade-level phonics and
word analysis skills in decoding words.

CCSS L 2.2
Demonstrate command of the conventions
of standard English capitalization,
punctuation, and spelling when writing.

CCSS L 2.2e
Consult reference materials, including
beginning dictionaries, as needed to check
and correct spellings.
An
abbreviation
is a shortened form of a
word. The
abbreviations
we will study
this week begin with capital letters and
end with periods.
Greenleaf Avenue
Greenleaf Ave.

The abbreviation begins with the first letter
of Avenue, A, and also used the next two
letters (v and e) but the letters e-n-u-e are
missing. The period takes the place of these
letters. Even though some letters are still
missing you still read the abbreviation as if
all the letters are there.
Mister Carlos
Mr. Carlos
April
Apr.
Monday
Mon.
Street
St.
Doctor
Dr.
Road
Rd.
Friday
Fri.
August
Aug.
October
Oct.
Sunday
Sun.
Spelling Words
CCSS RF 2.3
Know and apply grade-level phonics and
word analysis skills in decoding words.

CCSS L 2.2
Demonstrate command of the conventions
of standard English capitalization,
punctuation, and spelling when writing.

CCSS L 2.2e
Consult reference materials, including
beginning dictionaries, as needed to check
and correct spellings.
Jan. Mr. St.
Feb. Mrs. Rd.
Aug. Dr.
Oct. Ms.
Nov.
Dec.

won learn
Vocabulary Words
CCSS RF 2.3f
Recognize and read grade-appropriate
irregularly spelled words.
America
The United States of America
birthday
the day someone was born or
something began
flag
a piece of cloth usually with square corners,
with a picture or pattern that stands for a
place or country
freedom
the condition of not being under
someone's control
nicknames
names used instead of real
names
stars
shapes that have five or more
points
stripes
long narrow bands of color
Amazing Words
CCSS L 2.6
Use words and phrases acquired through
conversations, reading and being read to,
and responding to texts.
history
everything that has happened in
the past
independence
freedom to make your own
decisions
symbol
a sign, a mark, or an object that
stands for something else
patriotic
show love and loyalty to your country
unfurl
unroll or spread something out
frayed
worn away at the edges, threads
are hanging loose
allegiance
the loyalty a person feels to his or her country,
school, family, friends, or leader
indivisible
cannot be separated into parts
Author's Purpose
CCSS RI 2.6
Identify the main purpose of a text, including
what the author wants to answer, explain,
or describe.
Authors write for different reasons.
The reasons are the
author's purpose
.

Author's purpose
is as easy as
pie
:

P
ersuade,

I
nform, and
E
ntertain.
Summarize
CCSS RL 2.7
Use information gained from the
illustrations and words in a print
or digital text to demonstrate
understanding of its characters,
setting, or plot.
A
summary
is a brief retelling of a
paragraph or a story. You

summarize
by telling only the most
important ideas in your own words.

Summarizing
as you read can help
you remember main events. It is a
strategy that good readers use to
check their understanding.
When you
summarize
, think about the

somebody wanted but so then diagram
.
Quotation Marks
CCSS L 2.2
Demonstrate command of the conventions of
standard English capitalization, punctuation,
and spelling when writing.

Quotation marks
show the exact words
a character says, or the words a person
says in real life.
Trent said,
"
I like dogs.
"

Begin a
quotation
with a capital letter.
The speaker's name and words such
as
said
or
asked
are
not inside
the

quotation marks
.
What is a symbol of our country?
asked Emma.

"
What is a symbol of our country?
"
asked Emma.
David said, Our flag is a symbol.
David said,
"
Our flag is a symbol.
"

The bald eagle is a symbol too, said Liam.

"
The bald eagle is a symbol too,
"
said Liam.
Mia asked, Why is the bald eagle a symbol?
Mia asked,
"
Why is the bald eagle a symbol?
"

Sasha said, The bald eagle is strong and free
and so is the United States.
Sasha said,
"
The bald eagle is strong and free
and so is the United States.
"
Let's find out more about the bald
eagle, Alan said.

"
Let's find out more about the bald
eagle,
"
Alan said.
Multiple Meaning Words
CCSS L 2.4
Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown
and multiple meaning words and phrases
based on grade 2 reading and content,
choosing flexibly from an array of strategies.

CCSS L 2.4a
Use sentence-level context as a clue to the
meaning of a word or phrase.
Some words have more than one
meaning. Readers must use
context
clues
to help them figure out which
meaning of the
multiple-meaning
word is being used.
bank
slip
skate
rattle
waves
fall
fly
note
light
Francis Scott Key
Mia asked,
"
Why is the bald eagle a symbol?
"

Fort McHenry
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