# All Lessons

### Capitalize Holidays and Special Events

This writing conventions lesson focuses on capitalizing holidays and special events. The lesson includes research-based strategies and strategic questions that prepare students for assessments. In this lesson, students identify holidays and special events in sentences and mark the letters to be capitalized. In addition to the lesson, there are four pages of Independent Practice and review with questions modeled after current adaptive testing items.

### Punctuate Dates, Cities, and States

This writing conventions lesson focuses on punctuating dates, cities, and states correctly. The lesson includes research-based strategies and strategic questions that prepare students for assessments. In this lesson, students insert commas to correctly punctuate dates, cities, and states. In addition to the lesson, there are four pages of Independent Practice and review with questions modeled after current adaptive testing items.

### Identify Types of Simple Sentences

This writing conventions lesson focuses on identifying types of simple sentences. The lesson includes research-based strategies and strategic questions that prepare students for assessments. In this lesson, students label subject and verbs in sentences and identify the type of simple sentence (SV, SSV, SVV). In addition to the lesson, there are four pages of Independent Practice and review with questions modeled after current adaptive testing items.

### Determine the Meaning of Compound Words

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.

L.2.4.DL.2.4.D Use knowledge of the meaning of individual words to predict the meaning of compound words (e.g., birdhouse, lighthouse, housefly; bookshelf, notebook, bookmark).

This Common Core language lesson covers the meaning of compound words. The lesson includes research-based strategies and strategic questions that prepare students for Common Core assessments. In this lesson, students will identify the two words that make up a compound word and use those meanings to determine the meaning. In addition to the lesson, there are four pages of Independent Practice with questions modeled after the Common Core assessment items.

### Identify Subjects and Predicates

This writing conventions lesson focuses on identifying subjects and predicates. The lesson includes research-based strategies and strategic questions that prepare students for assessments. In this lesson, students identify and label the subject and predicate in a sentence and cross out any sentences that are not complete. In addition to the lesson, there are four pages of Independent Practice and review with questions modeled after current adaptive testing items.

### Identify and Use Adjectives

This writing conventions lesson focuses on identifying and using adjectives. The lesson includes research-based strategies and strategic questions that prepare students for assessments. In this lesson, students identify and use words that describe a noun. In addition to the lesson, there are four pages of Independent Practice and review with questions modeled after current adaptive testing items.

### Identify and Use Reflexive Pronouns

This language lesson has students identify and use reflexive pronouns. Students should complete subjective and objective pronoun lessons prior to completing this lesson.

### Determine the Meaning of Words Using Context Clues

This lesson is a part of the Launch to Literacy program.

### Evaluate Simple Sentences (Subject and Verb)

This Lesson is a part of the Launch to Literacy program.

### Memorize Subtraction Facts

This operations and algebraic thinking lesson covers how to memorize subtraction facts. The lesson includes research-based strategies and strategic questions that prepare students for assessments. In this lesson, students will practice the subtraction facts of numbers 2 through 10 by a combination of reading aloud and writing each fact many times in horizontal and vertical formats.

### Solve Addition Word Problems

This operations and algebraic thinking lesson covers how to solve addition word problems using several strategies. The lesson includes research-based strategies and strategic questions that prepare students for assessments. In this lesson, students are asked to write an equation that represents the word problem and then asked to solve for the unknown number which can be a sum or one of the amounts. Other strategies include drawings with grouping and the number line.

### Solve Subtraction Word Problems

This Common Core operations and algebraic thinking lesson covers how to solve subtraction word problems using several strategies. The lesson includes research-based strategies and strategic questions that prepare students for Common Core assessments. In this lesson, students are asked to write an equation that represents the word problem, and then asked to solve for the unknown number which can be a difference or one of the amounts. Other strategies include drawings with grouping and the number line. In addition to the lesson, there are four pages of Independent Practice with questions modeled after the Common Core assessment items.

### Memorize Addition Facts

This operations and algebraic thinking lesson covers how to memorize addition facts. The lesson includes research-based strategies and strategic questions that prepare students for assessments. In this lesson, students will practice the addition facts of numbers 2 through 10 by a combination of reading aloud and writing each fact many times in horizontal and vertical formats.

### Memorize Subtraction Facts

This operations and algebraic thinking lesson covers how to memorize subtraction facts. The lesson includes research-based strategies and strategic questions that prepare students for assessments. In this lesson, students will practice the subtraction facts of numbers 2 through 10 by a combination of reading aloud and writing each fact many times in horizontal and vertical formats. In addition to the lesson, Independent Practice provides practice with random problems for each number, while Periodic Review provides practice with random problems with all the numbers together.

### Identify Fact Families

This number sense lesson focuses on identifying fact families. The lesson includes research-based strategies and questions that help prepare students for assessments. In this lesson, students read the problem and identify the numbers used in the addition or subtraction fact. Then, they write the addition or subtraction facts in the same fact family, and read them aloud. In addition to the lesson, there are seven pages of Independent Practice and review with questions modeled after current adaptive testing items.

### Use Arrays

This number sense lesson focuses on using arrays to multiply. The lesson includes research-based strategies and questions that help prepare students for assessments. In this lesson, students complete the number sentence. Then, they use the first number to find the array that has the matching number of rows, and the second number to find the array that has the matching number of columns. Finally, students select the correct array, count the number of objects, and read the number sentence. In addition to the lesson, there are eight pages of Independent Practice and review with questions modeled after current adaptive testing items.

### Use Repeated Addition to Multiply

This number sense lesson focuses on using repeated addition to multiply. The lesson includes research-based strategies and questions that help prepare students for assessments. In this lesson, students read the multiplication problem and find the number that is added, and the number of times the number is added. Then, they fill in the repeated addition chart, add the numbers, and read the multiplication problem. In addition to the lesson, there are eight pages of Independent Practice and review with questions modeled after current adaptive testing items.

### Use Repeated Subtraction to Divide

This number sense lesson focuses on using repeated subtraction to do division. The lesson includes research-based strategies and questions that help prepare students for assessments. In this lesson, students write down the number from the division problem. Then, they subtract the numbers to find out how much is remaining, and repeat the subtraction until there is nothing remaining. Finally, students count the number of times they subtracted and write it in the answer space of the division problem, and read the original division problem aloud. In addition to the lesson, there are eight pages of Independent Practice and review with questions modeled after current adaptive testing items.